StatisticPortlandConnecticutNational
Population5,6073,565,287328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)98873691
Median age48.040.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%43%43%
Speak English94%78%79%
Speak Spanish3%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Portland is 34% higher than Connecticut
  • The median age in Portland is 18% higher than Connecticut
  • In Portland 94.17% of the population is White
  • In Portland 3.17% of the population is Black
  • In Portland 0.30% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, CT Demographics

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      Portland population breakdown by race

      RacePortlandConnecticutNational
      White94.17%77.14%73.35%
      Black3.17%10.39%12.63%
      Asian0.30%4.26%5.22%
      American Indian0.55%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.59%2.98%3.06%
      Other race0.21%4.95%4.75%
      In Portland, 3.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Portland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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