Manchester demographics profile

StatisticManchesterConnecticutNational
Population30,3643,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,69864891
Median age34.140.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English80%78%79%
Speak Spanish12%12%13%
Manchester, CT has a population of 30,364 and is the 1,401st largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,698 per sq mi which is 625% higher than the Connecticut average and 5086% higher than the national average. The median age in Manchester is 34 which is approximately 16% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In Manchester, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 62% of Manchester residents were born in Connecticut, 23% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Manchester is 625% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Manchester is 16% lower than Connecticut.
  • In Manchester 67.73% of the population is White.
  • In Manchester 16.94% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Manchester 3.22% of the population is Asian.

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Manchester population breakdown by race

RaceManchesterConnecticutNational
White67.73%77.14%73.35%
Black or African American16.94%10.39%12.63%
Asian3.22%4.26%5.22%
American Indian0.52%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.64%2.98%3.06%
Other race6.94%4.95%4.75%
In Manchester, 17.2% 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 Manchester, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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