Middlesex County, Connecticut (CT)

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County population in 2012: 165,602 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 155,071 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 36,977
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,999
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 44,216
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,226 (it was 17,125 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 369 sq. mi.

Water area: 69.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 450 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Middlesex County: 126.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (21.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.7%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Middlesex County, Connecticut:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.0 years
Males: 80,908  (45.6%)
Females: 84,768  (54.4%)
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Middlesex County,CT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Middlesex County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,303 ($59,175 in 1999)

This county:

$75303
Connecticut:

$67098

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $863 (lower quartile is $712, upper quartile is $1,108)
This county:

$863
State:

$882


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $286,100 (it was $163,400 in 2000)
Middlesex:

$286,100
Connecticut:

$267,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $212,300 - $397,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $767

Institutionalized population: 1,881
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Health of residents in Middlesex County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.8. This is better than average.
80.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
52.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
81.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
83.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.
18.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 765 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2001: 722 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2002: 677 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2003: 702 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2004: 763 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2007: 401 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2008: 215 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2009: 236 buildings, average cost: $158,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,327 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,872 (1.8%)

Middlesex County household income distribution in 2009 Middlesex County home values distribution Middlesex County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.8% for other race residents, 7.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
Middlesex County:

7.4%
Connecticut:

10.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.6% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Middlesex County is $801 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $979 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1176 a month.

Cities in this county include: Middletown, Cromwell, Old Saybrook, East Haddam, Haddam, Essex, Westbrook, Killingworth, Portland, Deep River.

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Middlesex County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.134 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.096 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Middlesex County: Incarnation Camp (A), Westbrook Industrial Park (B), Boston Post Road Industrial Park (C), Deer Lake Camp (D), Haddam Neck (E), Red Store Landing (F), Warners Quarry Dock (G), Custom Industrial Park (H), Winthrop Country Club (I), Hammock Dock (J), Chester Creek Marina (K), Camp Sprague (L), Camp Pequot (M), Camp Hazen (N), Camp Halburn (O), Camp Hadar (P), Camp Bethel (Q), Lyman Meadow Golf Club (R), Elm Street Industrial Park (S), Rockfall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cromwell Square Shopping Center (1), Essex Plaza Shopping Center (2), Connecticut Auto Mall (3), Cromwell Commons Shopping Center (4), Sara Courtney Baker Plaza Shopping Center (5), Essex Saybrook Antique Village Shopping Center (6), Town Line Center Shopping Center (7), Towne Center Plaza Shopping Center (8), Clinton Commons Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Middlesex County include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Centerbrook Congregational Church (B), Chester Town Meeting House (C), Christ Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Covenant Congregational Church (F), First Church of Christ (G), Grace Baptist Church (H), Ivoryton Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Ponset Cemetery (1), Old Rock Landing Cemetery (2), Parker Cemetery (3), Parker Hill Cemetery (4), Pine Orchard Cemetery (5), Ponset Cemetery (6), Burr District Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bushy Pond (A), Carlson Pond (B), Cedar Lake (C), Tetram Pond (D), Chapman Pond (E), Chapmans Pond (F), Upper Pond (G), Urbanik Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lyman Meadow Brook (A), Malt House Brook (B), Menunketesuck River (C), Mill Creek (D), Mine Brook (E), Miner Brook (F), Molley Brook (G), Moodus River (H), Muddy Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Middlesex County include: Black Pond State Wildlife Area (1), Wangunk State Wildlife Area (2), Trask Town Park (3), Clark Memorial Field (4), Brainard Homestead State Park (5), Wadsworth Falls State Park (6), Chatfield Hollow State Park (7), Durham Meadows State Wildlife Area (8), Salt Meadow National Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Clinton Beach (A), Harveys Beach (B), Clinton Town Beach (C), Grove Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hartford County , New Haven County , New London County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,945
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,230 (56% naturalized citizens)

Middlesex County:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,788
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,319
  • 1985 to 1989: 960
  • 1980 to 1984: 771
  • 1975 to 1979: 503
  • 1970 to 1974: 603
  • 1970 to 1974: 737
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,549

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.6%

Middlesex County marital status for males Middlesex County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Middlesex County with a mortgage: 27,964 (2,689 second mortgage, 3,805 home equity loan, 84 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,239

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Middlesex County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,80018
Mainline Protestant15,01556
Evangelical Protestant3,97829
Other2,92111
Black Protestant9745
Orthodox851
None95,903-
Middlesex County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Middlesex County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in Middlesex County:

Average size of farms: 55 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $135,588
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $6604.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,055
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,932
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.56%
Vegetables: 280 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 309 acres

Tornado activity:

Middlesex County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Connecticut state average. It is 4348404.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/21/1951, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Middlesex County-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Middlesex County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.6 miles away from Middlesex County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Italy (14%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Middlesex County (%):

  • Italian (20%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • English (11%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)

Middlesex County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 68,270 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 6,064 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 569 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 49 (0%)
  • Railroad: 270 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 49 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 47 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 113 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,268 (3%)
  • Other means: 325 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,638 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Middlesex County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 2,553 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,483 people in nursing homes
  • 562 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 426 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 247 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 221 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 160 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 106 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 100 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 81 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 74 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 65 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 54 people in religious group quarters
  • 47 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Middlesex County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 2,437 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 379 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 319 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 259 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 95 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 90 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 50 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,989.

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Connecticut average:

4.33%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.02%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

4.15% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($41,072 average AGI)
1.67% relocated from other states ($18,070 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

1.67%
Connecticut average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hartford County, CT  1.74% ($59,193 average AGI)
from New Haven County, CT  1.42% ($57,022)
from New London County, CT  0.50% ($61,318)
from Tolland County, CT  0.19% ($48,855)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.15% ($67,570)
from Litchfield County, CT  0.08% ($42,182)
from New York County, NY  0.05% ($91,303)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($732 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

3.51% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($32,044 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($22,526 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

2.27%
Connecticut average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hartford County, CT  1.59% ($54,942 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  1.05% ($48,825)
to New London County, CT  0.50% ($49,094)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.14% ($77,729)
to Tolland County, CT  0.14% ($61,219)
to New York County, NY  0.08% ($41,765)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.06% ($35,952)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Middlesex County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Middlesex County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Middlesex County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 23,938 (21,120 aged, 2,818 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 83.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.3
  • Poisoning - 23.2
  • Other - 20.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 160,591

Size of family households: 19,994 2-persons, 10,126 3-persons, 8,903 4-persons, 3,329 5-persons, 1,000 6-persons, 391 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,918 1-person, 4,018 2-persons, 321 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

26,910 married couples with children.
6,210 single-parent households (1,312 men, 4,898 women).

90.5% of residents of Middlesex County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $798,644,000 ($4921 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $64,334,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $356,464,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $167,025,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,280,000
Federal grants: $184,924,000
Federal procurement contracts: $60,198,000 ($52,631,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,753,000 ($1,470,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $74,307,000
Federal Government insurance: $471,411,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,213
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,068
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,416
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,797
Here +29 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Middlesex County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.51 millions of gallons per day (47% from ground, 53% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 294
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,676
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,471
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,257
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,073
  • 1960 to 1969: 10,349
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,431
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,550
  • 1939 or earlier: 14,919
Rooms in houses/apartments in Middlesex County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 197
  • 3 rooms: 744
  • 4 rooms: 3,359
  • 5 rooms: 7,910
  • 6 rooms: 10,917
  • 7 rooms: 9,400
  • 8 rooms: 6,734
  • 9+ rooms: 4,934
  • 1 room: 586
  • 2 rooms: 1,915
  • 3 rooms: 3,743
  • 4 rooms: 4,956
  • 5 rooms: 3,269
  • 6 rooms: 1,392
  • 7 rooms: 751
  • 8 rooms: 262
  • 9+ rooms: 251
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Middlesex County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 69
  • 1 bedroom: 1,397
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,144
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,283
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,986
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,337
  • no bedroom: 737
  • 1 bedroom: 6,074
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,848
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,774
  • 4 bedrooms: 525
  • 5+ bedrooms: 167
Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,182
  • 1 vehicle: 10,578
  • 2 vehicles: 21,995
  • 3 vehicles: 7,834
  • 4 vehicles: 1,985
  • 5+ vehicles: 642
  • no vehicle: 2,510
  • 1 vehicle: 8,451
  • 2 vehicles: 5,066
  • 3 vehicles: 899
  • 4 vehicles: 164
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

60% of Middlesex County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Connecticut.

Middlesex County:

59.9%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $128,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Middlesex County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73.5%)
  • Electricity (12.8%)
  • Utility gas (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45.5%)
  • Electricity (34.2%)
  • Utility gas (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,160
Here:

6.9%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,000
Here:

12.3%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,792
Here:

51.3%
Connecticut:

33.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Middlesex County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Middlesex County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED737$212,296887$240,5024,854$224,477392$127,3721$683,000306$272,6543$50,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED47$235,34077$225,753425$223,01633$87,5450$023$242,4781$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED84$209,726152$253,9081,465$245,109131$66,5273$526,667105$232,3905$40,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$204,278103$239,650893$231,74034$156,2061$2,300,00051$237,5102$125,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$245,00030$224,300311$235,68519$123,8420$013$199,1545$72,200
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED138$261,25495$286,7685$342,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$273,37056$267,1960$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$272,69036$291,8612$359,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$236,57124$250,5830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$232,4004$253,7500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Middlesex County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,31875.1 years
Mary1,20781.7 years
William87075.2 years
Joseph86075.8 years
Helen67981.5 years
Robert63471.1 years
Anna57984.0 years
George57476.3 years
James54972.9 years
Charles54976.1 years
Most common last names in Middlesex County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson37980.0 years
Smith29876.8 years
Anderson22180.0 years
Carlson13681.3 years
Clark13278.4 years
Brown13176.3 years
Miller12478.1 years
White10576.0 years
Jones10376.5 years
Wilson10279.8 years
Businesses in Middlesex County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Justice1
ALDI1KFC2
AMF Bowling1Kmart1
AT&T5Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware4Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor1Levi Strauss & Co.2
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Banana Republic1Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets20
Blockbuster1Mazda1
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's7
Burger King3Motherhood Maternity1
CVS6New Balance2
Casual Male XL1Nike2
Chevrolet2Nissan2
Chico's1Old Navy1
Circle K1Pac Sun1
Clarks1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery2Penske2
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves3Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen4RadioShack4
Days Inn1Rite Aid4
Decora Cabinetry7Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys2Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn3Skechers USA1
Dressbarn2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts25Staples2
Econo Lodge1Starbucks2
Eddie Bauer1Stop & Shop5
Ethan Allen4Subway10
Famous Footwear2Super 82
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile5
FedEx26T.J.Maxx1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Ford1Talbots2
GNC4Toyota2
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Gap1True Value3
Goodwill13U-Haul9
Gymboree1UPS31
H&R Block6Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn1Volkswagen1
Home Depot1Walgreens6
IZOD1Walmart2
J.Crew2Wendy's2
Jones New York1YMCA3

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