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The 2010 Census


Rhode Island's population declines fastest in US

 December 21, 2011; Updated: 11:04 am

Providence, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's population is declining at a steeper rate than any other state.


Premium Content Connecticut income level down as poverty ranks grow

 September 23, 2011; Updated: 6:28 pm

The pay of Connecticut residents took a hit last year, according to new census figures that also showed the number of poor in the state to be on the rise.


Asian boom fueled by jobs, family ties

 March 14, 2011; Updated: 11:38 am

Norwich - Jian Zhang, 20, moved from China to Norwich last year with his mother and young sister to join their father.


Growth in Hispanic population in U.S., region driven by opportunity, stability

 March 13, 2011; Updated: 11:42 am

When Lorena O'Dell Vanegas was just Lorena Vanegas, a Colombian new to New London and Connecticut and the United States, she could hardly spot a fellow Hispanic to help her translate what she needed at, say, the grocery store.


U.S. Census: Norwich is now the biggest city in the region

 March 11, 2011; Updated: 9:48 am

Norwich has bypassed Groton as the biggest city in southeastern Connecticut, and Hispanics have replaced blacks as the largest minority group in the region, according to U.S. Census numbers released Thursday.


Hispanic, Asian population skyrockets in Connecticut

 March 9, 2011; Updated: 11:45 am

UPDATED The U.S. Census Bureau said today that Connecticut's Hispanic or Latino population increased nearly 50 percent over the past decade and the Asian population rose nearly 65 percent during the same period.


Connecticut Census At A Glance

  • Total population: 3,574,097
  • Population 25 years and older: 2,344,192
  • In labor force: 1,880,914
  • Mean travel time to work in minutes: 24.5
  • Median household income: $67,721
  • Per capita income: $36,468
  • Average household size: 2.55
  • Average family size: 3.12
  • Civilian veterans: 244,700
  • Foreign born: 446,119
  • Speak a language other than English at home: 647,496
  • White 2,792,362 (79.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 406,476 (11.6%)
  • Black or African American 330,186 (9.4%)
  • Asian 117,515 (3.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native 8,169 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races 69,630 (2.0%)

Source: U.S. Census