New Britain demographics profile

StatisticNew BritainConnecticutNational
Population72,8763,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,45764891
Median age34.040.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English49%78%79%
Speak Spanish32%12%13%
New Britain, CT has a population of 72,876 and is the 494th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,457 per sq mi which is 742% higher than the Connecticut average and 5923% higher than the national average. The median age in New Britain is 34 which is approximately 16% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In New Britain, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 49% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 52% of New Britain residents were born in Connecticut, 15% were born out of state, 14% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in New Britain is 742% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in New Britain is 16% lower than Connecticut.
  • In New Britain 70.73% of the population is White.
  • In New Britain 11.13% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In New Britain 2.94% of the population is Asian.

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New Britain population breakdown by race

RaceNew BritainConnecticutNational
White70.73%77.14%73.35%
Black or African American11.13%10.39%12.63%
Asian2.94%4.26%5.22%
American Indian0.09%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.73%2.98%3.06%
Other race11.28%4.95%4.75%
In New Britain, 40.7% 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 New Britain, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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