Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT

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2022 Population
177,692
56.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.6
0.716% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.27%
6.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$98,594
13.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$291,200
15.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT had a population of 178k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $98,594. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT grew from 113,718 to 177,692, a 56.3% increase and its median household income grew from $87,109 to $98,594, a 13.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), White (Hispanic) (4.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.27%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%).

15.8% of the households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are Bristol Technical Education Center (128 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was $291,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT is home to a population of 178k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.7% of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (17.2k people).

In 2022, there were 15.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are Spanish (12,000 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,676 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,598 households).

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    132k ± 2.33k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8.77k ± 1.16k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.6k ± 1.47k
11.9%
Hispanic Population
21.1k people

In 2022, there were 15.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (132k people) in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.9% of the people in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are hispanic (21.1k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

9.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.2k people
8.79%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10k people

As of 2022, 9.7% of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT residents (17.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was 8.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,000 households (7.07%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,676 households (0.988%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,598 households (0.942%)

15.8% of the households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was Spanish. 7.07% of the households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,875 ± 319
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,158 ± 334
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    974 ± 269

Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT employs 78.2k people. The largest industries in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (6,585 people), Construction (4,920 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,561 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of companies & enterprises ($307,203), National security & international affairs ($242,415), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($233,515).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,596
Women
48.7%
29,112
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT in 2020 was 56,708 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

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Occupations

78.2k
2022 Value
36%
1 Year growth
± 36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 36%, from 57.5k employees to 78.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT, are Other managers (2,744 people), Registered nurses (2,004 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,820 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

78.2k
2022 Value
36%
1 Year growth
± 36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 36%, from 57.5k employees to 78.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,585 people), Construction (4,920 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,561 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$64,228
Median earning men ± $2,610
$50,361
Median earning women ± $1,772

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,875), Public Administration ($89,653), and Information ($88,420).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,736), Manufacturing ($64,974), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,758).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT awarded 128 degrees. The student population of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 137 male students and 15 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are White (100 and 78.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17 and 13.3%), Black or African American (8 and 6.25%), and Unknown (2 and 1.56%).

The largest universities in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Bristol Technical Education Center (128 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT are HVAC Maintenance (32 and 25%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (31 and 24.2%), and General Precision Production Trades (25 and 19.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.772% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.651% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (34.8k), Bachelors Degree (28.7k), and Some college (24.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was $291,200 in 2022, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $253,100 to $291,200, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT is $98,594. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

Property

$291,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,147
$52,100
Median Property Taxes
±$1,404

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$98,594
Median Household Income
± $3,119
68.1k
Number of Households
± 2,054

In 2022, the median household income of the 68.1k households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT grew to $98,594 from the previous year's value of $87,109.

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Wage Distribution

0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT
0.431
2021 Wage GINI in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT

In 2022, the income inequality in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 5.85% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.76%)

In 2022, 78.2% of workers in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.76%).

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT (10.9k out of 174k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.9% of the population of Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 55.9% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.649% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1174 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,174 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,174 patients per year. This represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1,183 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.06%
Uninsured
55.9%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
0.649%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Naugatuck Valley North PUMA, CT grew by 2.36% from 2.99% to 3.06%.

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