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New Canaan Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
20,273
Unemployment Rate
3.2%
Poverty Rate
3%
Non-Citizens
4.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 6 responses
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  • Wealthy
    83%
  • Evil and abusive
    17%

New Canaan Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    87%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • African American
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%

Income

Median Household Income
$192,428
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    7%
  • $25-$44k
    5%
  • $45-$74k
    11%
  • $75-$149k
    19%
  • $150k+
    59%
Median Individual Income
$70,807
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    21%
  • $15-$34k
    14%
  • $35-$64k
    13%
  • $65k+
    52%

Community

Poll
71%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.7 responses
Poll
33%
of people say LGBT residents are not very accepted.6 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 6 responses
Report
  • Family oriented
    33%
  • It will be very expensive
    33%
  • It's very hard to make friends if you're different
    17%
  • People are horrible and abusive
    17%
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