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Fairfield County, Connecticut Facts

Facts
State Connecticut
Land area 624.9 square miles
Population Density 1,467.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 939,904
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 23.9%
65 and over 14.2%
Females 51.3%
White 80.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.2
Asian 5.3%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 12%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 44.8%
Veterans 41,615
Households and Housing
Households 332,655
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.8%
Median household income $82,283
The per capita income $48,721
Live below the poverty line. 9.1%
housing units 362,457
Multi-unit structures 35%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $432,100
Residents owning their homes. 69%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 108,910
Women-owned firms 28.6%
Asian-owned firms 3.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 5.9%
Black-owned firms 4.7%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $15,702,222
Retail sales per capita $17,661
Manufacturers shipments $20,028,377
Merchant wholesaler sales $78,881,637