Northwest Hills PUMA, CT

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2022 Population
112,696
39.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.1
5.25% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.44%
20.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$87,971
3.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$296,800
9.93% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,228
27.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Northwest Hills PUMA, CT had a population of 113k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $87,971. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT declined from 185,175 to 112,696, a −39.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $84,797 to $87,971, a 3.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.66%).

11.7% of the households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.8% of the residents in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (182 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was $296,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%.

Most people in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Hills PUMA, CT is home to a population of 113k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.49% of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (10.7k people).

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.8k people) in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k White (Hispanic) and 4.94k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are Spanish (6,677 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (776 households), and Italian (662 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
68,675
Women
51.8%
63,810
Men
48.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 132,485 inhabitants, with 48.2% men, and 51.8% women.

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Citizenship

95.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.8% of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.8k ± 351
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.96k ± 825
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.94k ± 581
10.9%
Hispanic Population
12.2k people

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.8k people) in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k White (Hispanic) and 4.94k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are hispanic (12.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Italy
    884 ± 728 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    794 ± 690 people
  3. Jamaica
    702 ± 649 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was Italy, the natal country of 884 Northwest Hills PUMA, CT residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 794 and Jamaica with 702.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.7k people
7.53%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14k people

As of 2022, 9.49% of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT residents (10.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was 7.53%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,677 households (6.2%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    776 households (0.721%)
  3. Italian
    662 households (0.615%)

11.7% of the households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was Spanish. 6.2% of the households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,285 ± 294
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    804 ± 280
  3. Korea
    564 ± 233

Northwest Hills PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT employs 64.2k people. The largest industries in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (6,492 people), Construction (4,208 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,810 people), and the highest paying industries are Wired telecommunications carriers ($203,388), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($203,355), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($184,424).

Males in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,824. The income inequality in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
43,142
Women
48.6%
45,582
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT in 2020 was 88,724 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

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Occupations

64.2k
2022 Value
−27.4%
1 Year decline
± −27.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −27.4%, from 88.4k employees to 64.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT, are Other managers (2,462 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,743 people), and Registered nurses (1,682 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.2k
2022 Value
−27.4%
1 Year decline
± −27.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −27.4%, from 88.4k employees to 64.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,492 people), Construction (4,208 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,810 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$61,661
Median earning men ± $3,409
$45,700
Median earning women ± $1,826

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($113,750), Public Administration ($97,067), and Information ($82,068).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,991), Manufacturing ($56,729), and Public Administration ($56,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 411 male students and 738 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are White (144 and 80%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23 and 12.8%), Black or African American (5 and 2.78%), and Asian (4 and 2.22%).

The largest universities in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (182 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT are Registered Nursing (26 and 14.3%), General Studies (20 and 11%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 and 10.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,149 students enrolled in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT, 35.8% men and 64.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 804 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 26 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was Registered Nursing with 26 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
182 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwestern Connecticut Community College with 182 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 54 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT, which is 0.422 times less than the 128 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 144 degrees mean that there were 6.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,176) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($596) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.523% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.481% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31k), Bachelors Degree (23.3k), and Some college (21.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was $296,800 in 2022, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $270,000 to $296,800, a 9.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT is 74.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT is $87,971. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

Property

$296,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,592
$34,234
Median Property Taxes
±$1,219

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Rent vs Own

74.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.5% of the housing units in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

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Household Income

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$87,971
Median Household Income
± $2,758
46k
Number of Households
± 1,539

In 2022, the median household income of the 46k households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT grew to $87,971 from the previous year's value of $84,797.

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Wage Distribution

0.46
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.43% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Hills PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (12%)
  3. Carpooled (6.09%)

In 2022, 76.4% of workers in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12%) and those who carpooled to work (6.09%).

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.56% of the workforce in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT (10.5k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Northwest Hills PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.961% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1174 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,174 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,174 patients per year. This represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1,183 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.1%
Uninsured
50.1%
Employer Coverage
16.8%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
0.961%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Hills PUMA, CT grew by 12.4% from 3.65% to 4.1%.

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