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Blue Hills, CT (Connecticut) Houses and Residents

Blue Hills,CT index of house prices

Total population: 2,901 (All urban)

Houses: 1,153 (1,137 occupied: 871 owner occupied, 252 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,009 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $219,505.

Median contract rent in 2016: $663


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,058


Median gross rent in Blue Hills, CT in 2016: $755

Housing units in Blue Hills with a mortgage: 646 (22 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 220

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,891

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $63,534

Median monthly housing costs: $1,249


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Blue Hills, Connecticut Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,017 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Blue Hills:

$151,017
Connecticut:

$274,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,532 - $172,049

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $145,049
Here:

$145,049
State:

$405,462
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,169
  • In family households: 2,795 (222 male householders, 601 female householders)
    340 spouses, 913 children (828 natural, 0 adopted, 90 stepchildren), 589 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 35 other relatives, 139 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 360 (181 male householders (154 living alone)), 143 female householders (142 living alone)), 36 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 275 2-persons, 286 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 296 1-person, 25 2-persons.

118 married couples with children.
40 single-parent households (9 men, 31 women).

93.3% of residents of Blue Hills speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
5.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 793 (25.0%)
(82.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blue Hills, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 2522 bedrooms
  • 4443 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blue Hills, Connecticut:

  • 17no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 292 bedrooms
  • 1203 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Blue Hills in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 45no vehicle
  • 3411 vehicle
  • 2532 vehicles
  • 2093 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population

Cars and other vehicles available in Blue Hills in renter-occupied apartments

  • 17no vehicle
  • 1401 vehicle
  • 922 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blue Hills, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 724 rooms
  • 2455 rooms
  • 3086 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 1338 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blue Hills, Connecticut:

  • 171 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 84 rooms
  • 555 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Blue Hills, CT household income distribution

  • Blue Hills, CT household income distribution
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 96$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $44,999
  • 116$45,000 to $49,999
  • 107$50,000 to $59,999
  • 114$60,000 to $74,999
  • 206$75,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 94$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blue Hills, CT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blue Hills, CT
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 31$80,000 to $89,999
  • 42$90,000 to $99,999
  • 189$100,000 to $124,999
  • 139$125,000 to $149,999
  • 269$150,000 to $174,999
  • 74$175,000 to $199,999
  • 52$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • 13$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blue Hills, CT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blue Hills, CT
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 24$350 to $399
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 12$500 to $549
  • 6$750 to $799
  • 52$900 to $999
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40$1,250 to $1,499
  • 16$1,500 to $1,999
  • 38No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 792010 or later
  • 1422000 to 2009
  • 1601990 to 1999
  • 3071980 to 1989
  • 1741970 to 1979
  • 158Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Blue Hills population
Blue Hills commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 66
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 110
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 213
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 577
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 68
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 389
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 16
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 48
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 196
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 14
  • 90 or more minutes: 8
Blue Hills, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.9%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Blue Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 689 (57%)
  • Carpooled: 386 (32%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 148 (12%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 Jamaican: 747
 American: 35
 Irish: 26
 Barbadian: 25
 West Indian: 17
 Italian: 12
 African: 9
 French Canadian: 7

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

  • 80%Jamaica
  • 9%Barbados
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Other Caribbean
  • 1%England
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 1,595
  • Other state: 710
  • Northeast: 163
  • Midwest: 37
  • South: 480
  • West: 0

94% of Blue Hills residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Connecticut.

Blue Hills:

94.5%
State average:

88.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 41
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 102
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 498
  • Less than 1 year of college: 94
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 157
  • Associate degree: 69
  • Bachelor's degree: 41
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 21
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 439
  • Less than 1 year of college: 88
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 233
  • Associate degree: 177
  • Bachelor's degree: 177
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 16
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 47.4%Males
Blue Hills marital status for males
Blue Hills marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,024
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 40

House/condo owner moved in on average 22 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blue Hills:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blue Hills
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34.6%)
  • Electricity (6.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42.1%)
  • Utility gas (38.5%)
  • Electricity (16.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

16.2%
Connecticut:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

7.4%
Connecticut:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

20.3%
Connecticut:

33.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)