Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT

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2022 Population
159,715
20.8% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.6
4.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.3%
80.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$95,355
10% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$316,100
9.45% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT had a population of 160k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $95,355. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT grew from 132,260 to 159,715, a 20.8% increase and its median household income declined from $105,970 to $95,355, a −10% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.63%), White (Hispanic) (5.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.75%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.49%).

20.1% of the households in Naugatuck Valley South 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.

94.7% of the residents in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton (408 degrees awarded in 2022) and Oxford Academy of Hair Design Inc (75 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was $316,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT is home to a population of 160k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.1% of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (22.5k people).

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.75k 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 South PUMA, CT are Spanish (13,466 households), Portuguese (3,467 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,545 households).

Citizenship

94.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.7% of Naugatuck Valley South 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 South PUMA, CT was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    111k ± 1.94k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.36k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.75k ± 1.36k
15.1%
Hispanic Population
24.1k people

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.75k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are hispanic (24.1k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

14.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22.5k people
9.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.2k people

As of 2022, 14.1% of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT residents (22.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was 9.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,466 households (8.88%)
  2. Portuguese
    3,467 households (2.29%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,545 households (1.02%)

20.1% of the households in Naugatuck Valley South 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 South PUMA, CT was Spanish. 8.88% of the households in Naugatuck Valley South 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
    2,829 ± 512
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,431 ± 318
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    760 ± 263

Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT employs 83.6k people. The largest industries in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (6,981 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,983 people), and Construction (4,628 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($250,721), Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing ($240,788), and Not specified retail trade ($236,315).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,311
Women
48.6%
33,138
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT in 2020 was 64,449 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

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Occupations

83.6k
2022 Value
31.3%
1 Year growth
± 31.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 31.3%, from 63.7k employees to 83.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,835 people), Other managers (2,439 people), and Registered nurses (1,810 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

83.6k
2022 Value
31.3%
1 Year growth
± 31.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 31.3%, from 63.7k employees to 83.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,981 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,983 people), and Construction (4,628 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Naugatuck Valley South 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

$65,079
Median earning men ± $3,596
$49,215
Median earning women ± $2,804

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($106,278), Information ($106,098), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,313).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($74,352), Public Administration ($65,468), and Wholesale Trade ($62,758).

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT awarded 483 degrees. The student population of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 324 male students and 514 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are Black or African American (155 and 32.1%), followed by White (134 and 27.7%), Hispanic or Latino (121 and 25.1%), and Unknown (43 and 8.9%).

The largest universities in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton (408 and 84.5%) and Oxford Academy of Hair Design Inc (75 and 15.5%).

The most popular majors in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (117 and 24.2%), Electrician (113 and 23.4%), and Medical Assistant (99 and 20.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.94% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.06% 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 South PUMA, CT in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.5k), Bachelors Degree (30.1k), and Graduate Degree (24.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was $316,100 in 2022, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $288,800 to $316,100, a 9.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT is $95,355. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Naugatuck Valley South 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

$316,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,857
$46,755
Median Property Taxes
±$1,490

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 South PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.4%.

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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 South 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 South 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.
$95,355
Median Household Income
± $3,551
63.6k
Number of Households
± 2,154

In 2022, the median household income of the 63.6k households in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT declined from $95,355 from the previous year's value of $105,970.

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Wage Distribution

0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT
0.447
2021 Wage GINI in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT

In 2022, the income inequality in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.47% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.38%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.38%).

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.59% of the workforce in Naugatuck Valley South 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 South 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 South PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT (9.98k out of 158k 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 Females 75+, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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% of the population of Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 54.9% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.856% 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 20% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.97%
Uninsured
54.9%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.856%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Naugatuck Valley South PUMA, CT grew by 54% from 2.58% to 3.97%.

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