Colchester demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,00164891
Median age40.740.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English96%78%79%
Speak Spanish0%12%13%
Colchester, CT has a population of 4,475 and is the 6,947th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,001 per sq mi which is 55% higher than the Connecticut average and 1005% higher than the national average. The median age in Colchester is 41 which is approximately equal to the Connecticut average of 41. In Colchester, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 67% of Colchester residents were born in Connecticut, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Colchester is 55% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Colchester is equal to Connecticut.
  • In Colchester 94.15% of the population is White.
  • In Colchester 1.32% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Colchester 0.49% of the population is Asian.

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Colchester population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.32%10.39%12.63%
American Indian0.67%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.37%2.98%3.06%
Other race0.00%4.95%4.75%
In Colchester, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Colchester, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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