Middlesex County, CT Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Middlesex County?

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There are 178,881 residents in Middlesex County, with a median age of 47.6. Of this, 49.37% are males and 50.63% are females. US-born citizens make up 91.03% of the resident pool in Middlesex County, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.28%. Additionally, 2.69% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 159,535 people in Middlesex County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 178,881 0.1%
Male Population 88,313 0.9%
Female Population 90,568 -0.6%
Male population 49.37%
Female population 50.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 47.6 -3.2%
Citizen US Born 162,833 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 11,238 6.8%
Not Citizen 4,810 -9.1%
Citizen US Born 91.03%
Citizen not US Born 6.28%
Not Citizen 2.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 622 -27.8%
Moved from Same County 6,424 -7.3%
Moved from Same State 8,438 5.1%
Moved from Different State 2,325 -20.1%
Same House as Last Year 159,535 0.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.35%
Moved from Same County 3.62%
Moved from Same State 4.76%
Moved from Different State 1.31%
Same House as Last Year 89.96%

What are the employment statistics in Middlesex County?

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White-collar workers make up 83.89% of the working population in Middlesex County, while blue-collar employees account for 16.11%. There are also 8,759 entrepreneurs in Middlesex County (9.13% of the workforce); 62,528 workers employed in private companies (65.17%); and 14,244 people working in governmental institutions (14.85%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 80,491 -0.5%
Blue Collar 15,457 4.0%
White Collar 83.89%
Blue Collar 16.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 8,759 -4.1%
Private Companies 62,528 -1.0%
Governmental Workers 14,244 2.3%
Not for Profit Companies 10,417 9.8%
Self Employees 9.13%
Private Companies 65.17%
Governmental Workers 14.85%
Not for Profit Companies 10.86%

How many households are there in Middlesex County?

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There are a total of 74,249 households in Middlesex County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 63.31% of these Middlesex County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.69%. Additionally, 25.37% of households have children and 74.63% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 74,249 0.5%
Average People Per Household 2 2.2%
Family Households 47,004 -0.9%
Non-family Households 27,245 2.9%
Family Households 63.31%
Non-family Households 36.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 18,840 -2.3%
Households without Children 55,409 1.4%
Households with Children 25.37%
Households without Children 74.63%

What are the median and average incomes in Middlesex County?

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The average annual household income in Middlesex County is $131,052, while the median household income sits at $98,347 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $112,636, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $124,582. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $46,250 and $68,800, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $131,052 7.9%
Median Household Income $98,347 2.9%
People below Poverty Level 11,105 -7.5%
People above Poverty Level 162,184 1.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Middlesex County?

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There are 82,578 housing units in Middlesex County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 74,249 occupied housing units in Middlesex County, 74.52% are owner-occupied, while 25.48% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 67.69% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $307,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,646 per month in Middlesex County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 82,578 -0.5%
Median Year Built 1972 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 15,666 -1.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,781 3.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 9,121 1.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 9,459 -3.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 12,602 1.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 13,311 0.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,657 -2.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 7,278 -5.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,673 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 30 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 74,249 0.5%
Owner Occupied 55,327 1.3%
Renter Occupied 18,922 -1.9%
Owner Occupied 74.52%
Renter Occupied 25.48%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 37,451 2.0%
Without Mortgage 17,876 -0.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $307,400 7.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $295,100 -3.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,646 3.9%
With Mortgage 67.69%
Without Mortgage 32.31%

What is the level of education in Middlesex County?

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Approximately 27.52% of the population in Middlesex County holds a high school degree (that's 42,401 residents), while 22.83% have attained a college certificate (35,170 locals) and 22.64% have a bachelor's degree (34,885 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,313 -7.6%
Some High School 42,401 0.6%
Some College 35,170 -1.4%
Associate Degree 13,460 4.5%
Bachelor's Degree 34,885 1.4%
Graduate Degree 25,829 4.3%
No High School 1.5%
Some High School 27.52%
Some College 22.83%
Associate Degree 8.74%
Bachelor's Degree 22.64%
Graduate Degree 16.77%

What is the marital status of Middlesex County residents?

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A total of 45,599 people in Middlesex County have never been married (which represents 29.53% of the total population), while 80,088 of them are wedded (51.87%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,303 (0.84%) and 18,940 (12.27%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 45,599 0.1%
Married 80,088 -0.5%
Separated 1,303 -10.7%
Widowed 8,465 3.2%
Divorced 18,940 1.9%
Never Married 29.53%
Married 51.87%
Separated 0.84%
Widowed 5.48%
Divorced 12.27%

What are the most common means of transportation in Middlesex County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Middlesex County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 79,694 residents commute by car, 2,607 prefer going to work by walking and 487 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 79,694 -2.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 487 -22.0%
Ferryboat 188 8.1%
Bicycle 158 -6.0%
Motorcycle 134 16.5%
TaxiCab 34 21.4%
Walk 2,607 -5.0%

What is the median and average household income in Middlesex County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
06409 682 363 $71,425.00 $86,663.00
06412 3,787 1,548 $93,333.00 $111,027.00
06413 13,269 5,400 $98,966.00 $114,445.00
06414 112 30 $213,571.00 $269,127.00
06415 16,111 6,333 $104,754.00 $121,401.00
06416 14,252 5,742 $94,468.00 $119,316.00
06417 4,473 2,061 $79,090.00 $106,331.00
06419 6,276 2,276 $117,900.00 $139,413.00
06422 7,242 3,019 $133,652.00 $135,041.00
06423 5,337 2,223 $98,347.00 $135,560.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 06409 06412 06413 06414 06415 06416 06417 06419 06422 06423 06424 06426 06438 06441 06442 06455 06456 06457 06469 06475 06480 06481 06498