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2.93% growth
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0.77% growth
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The economy of Connecticut employs 1.72M people. The economy of Connecticut is specialized in U. S Coast Guard; Aircraft & parts manufacturing; and Ship & boat building, which employ respectively 7.17; 4.18; and 3.88 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Connecticut are Elementary & secondary schools (123,007), Restaurants & Food Services (91,654), and Hospitals (87,403), and the highest paying industries are Metal ore mining ($337,373), Miscellaneous petroleum & coal products ($217,357), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($208,070).

Median household income in Connecticut is $73,433. Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,196. The income inequality of Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.505 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Connecticut. In Connecticut the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 85 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,192. Hartford County, CT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Connecticut.


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Connecticut is home to a population of 3.58M people, from which 93.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Connecticut is composed of 2.41M White residents (67.4%), 562,347 Hispanic residents (15.7%), 352,345 Black residents (9.9%), 159,838 Asian residents (4.47%), and 73,229 Two+ residents (2.05%). The most common foreign languages in Connecticut are Spanish (385,971 speakers), Portuguese (36,016 speakers), and Polish (35,829 speakers), but compared to other places, Connecticut has a relative high number of Polish (35,829 speakers), Portuguese (36,016 speakers), and Italian (33,268 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Connecticut awarded 54,430 degrees. The student population of Connecticut is skewed towards females, with 22,993 male students and 31,437 female students. Most students in Connecticut are White (32,235 and 59.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (6,032 and 11.1%), Black or African American (5,320 and 9.8%), and Unknown (3,965 and 7.28%). The largest universities in Connecticut by number of graduates are University of Connecticut (8,452 and 15.5%), Yale University (4,478 and 8.23%), and Central Connecticut State University (2,707 and 4.97%). The most popular majors in Connecticut are General Psychology (1,811 and 3.33%), General Business Administration & Management (1,453 and 2.67%), and Registered Nursing (1,051 and 1.93%). The median tuition costs in Connecticut are $41,990 for private four year colleges, and $11,224 and $33,016 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Connecticut is $274,600, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $270,900 to $274,600, a 1.37% increase. The homeownership rate of Connecticut is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Connecticut have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Connecticut is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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