Canaan, CT has a population of 1,192 and is the 14,068th largest city in the United States. The population density is 683 per sq mi which is 5% higher than the Connecticut average and 654% higher than the national average. The median age in Canaan is 36 which is approximately 11% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In Canaan, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 53% of Canaan residents were born in Connecticut, 40% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.