Westport, 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 Westport?

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There are 27,242 residents in Westport, with a median age of 46.2. Of this, 50.05% are males and 49.95% are females. US-born citizens make up 82.59% of the resident pool in Westport, while non-US-born citizens account for 12.15%. Additionally, 5.26% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 24,311 people in Westport currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 27,242 -4.1%
Male Population 13,635 -1.3%
Female Population 13,607 -6.8%
Male population 50.05%
Female population 49.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 46.2 -0.7%
Citizen US Born 22,498 -6.0%
Citizen not US Born 3,311 7.7%
Not Citizen 1,433 1.5%
Citizen US Born 82.59%
Citizen not US Born 12.15%
Not Citizen 5.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 166 -30.5%
Moved from Same County 1,283 -5.1%
Moved from Same State 29 3.6%
Moved from Different State 1,331 16.0%
Same House as Last Year 24,311 -4.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.61%
Moved from Same County 4.73%
Moved from Same State 0.11%
Moved from Different State 4.91%
Same House as Last Year 89.64%

What are the employment statistics in Westport?

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White-collar workers make up 93.7% of the working population in Westport, while blue-collar employees account for 6.3%. There are also 2,438 entrepreneurs in Westport (19.83% of the workforce); 8,154 workers employed in private companies (66.32%); and 707 people working in governmental institutions (5.75%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 11,521 -6.2%
Blue Collar 774 13.2%
White Collar 93.7%
Blue Collar 6.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,438 -8.5%
Private Companies 8,154 -4.2%
Governmental Workers 707 -5.5%
Not for Profit Companies 996 -4.0%
Self Employees 19.83%
Private Companies 66.32%
Governmental Workers 5.75%
Not for Profit Companies 8.1%

How many households are there in Westport?

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There are a total of 9,522 households in Westport, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 77.37% of these Westport households, while non-family units account for the remaining 22.63%. Additionally, 37.85% of households have children and 62.15% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 9,522 -6.0%
Average People Per Household 3 1.8%
Family Households 7,367 -5.1%
Non-family Households 2,155 -8.9%
Family Households 77.37%
Non-family Households 22.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,604 -5.6%
Households without Children 5,918 -6.2%
Households with Children 37.85%
Households without Children 62.15%

What are the median and average incomes in Westport?

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The average annual household income in Westport is $346,097, while the median household income sits at $236,892 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $346,097 7.2%
Median Household Income $236,892 8.9%
People below Poverty Level 872 -11.0%
People above Poverty Level 26,045 -4.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Westport?

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There are 10,273 housing units in Westport, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1966. Of the 9,522 occupied housing units in Westport, 88.02% are owner-occupied, while 11.98% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 65.82% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,136,400. In general, housing costs reach $3,420 per month in Westport.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 10,273 -7.0%
Median Year Built 1966 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,892 -4.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 721 -20.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,702 -12.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,394 -14.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,050 1.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,150 -0.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 456 -13.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 912 1.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 986 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 10 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 9,522 -6.0%
Owner Occupied 8,381 -4.6%
Renter Occupied 1,141 -15.0%
Owner Occupied 88.02%
Renter Occupied 11.98%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,516 -5.9%
Without Mortgage 2,865 -2.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,136,400 -0.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,111,600 4.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $3,420 3.2%
With Mortgage 65.82%
Without Mortgage 34.18%

What is the level of education in Westport?

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Approximately 12.08% of the population in Westport holds a high school degree (that's 2,390 residents), while 8.23% have attained a college certificate (1,795 locals) and 37.36% have a bachelor's degree (7,392 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 177 -2.8%
Some High School 2,390 -0.4%
Some College 1,795 -14.7%
Associate Degree 669 14.9%
Bachelor's Degree 7,392 -2.5%
Graduate Degree 7,532 -5.6%
No High School 0.89%
Some High School 12.08%
Some College 8.23%
Associate Degree 3.38%
Bachelor's Degree 37.36%
Graduate Degree 38.06%

What is the marital status of Westport residents?

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A total of 5,034 people in Westport have never been married (which represents 23.58% of the total population), while 13,890 of them are wedded (65.07%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 160 (0.75%) and 1,396 (6.54%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,034 0.2%
Married 13,890 -4.4%
Separated 160 26.0%
Widowed 1,025 -6.6%
Divorced 1,396 -13.9%
Never Married 23.58%
Married 65.07%
Separated 0.75%
Widowed 4.8%
Divorced 6.54%

What are the most common means of transportation in Westport?

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The top three means of transportation people in Westport use to get to work are: car, subway or elevated and walking. A total of 6,546 residents commute by car, 1,958 prefer going to work by subway or elevated and 242 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,546 -10.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 32 -39.6%
Subway or Elevated 1,958 N/A
TaxiCab 10 0.0%
Walk 242 2.5%

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

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
06880 27,242 9,522 $236,892.00 $346,097.00

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: 06880

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