Tolland County, CT

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2021 Population
150,120
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
37.5
0.266% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
9.7%
22.8% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$88,525
2021 Median Property Value
$264,500

About

In 2021, Tolland County, CT had a population of 150k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $88,525.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tolland County, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.83%), White (Hispanic) (2.93%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.81%).

None of the households in Tolland County, 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.

96.6% of the residents in Tolland County, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Tolland County, CT was $264,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%.

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

Population & Diversity

Tolland County, CT is home to a population of 150k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.24% of Tolland County, CT residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2021, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (124k people) in Tolland County, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.6% of Tolland County, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tolland County, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    124k ± 567
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.25k ± 346
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.4k ± 617
6.02%
Hispanic Population
9.04k people

In 2021, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (124k people) in Tolland County, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.02% of the people in Tolland County, CT are hispanic (9.04k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.24%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people
7.43%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people

As of 2021, 7.24% of Tolland County, CT residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,714 ± 333
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,727 ± 316
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,057 ± 243

Tolland County, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tolland County, CT employs 77.2k people. The largest industries in Tolland County, CT are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

77.2k
2021 Value
± 2,241

In 2021, there were 77.2k employees (± 2,241) in Tolland County, CT.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tolland County, CT, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tolland County, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

77.2k
2021 Value
± 2,241

In 2021, there were 77.2k employees (± 2,241) in Tolland County, CT.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tolland County, CT, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tolland County, CT, though some of these residents may live in Tolland County, 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

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,141
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 571
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 551
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tolland County, CT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tolland County, CT was $264,500 in 2021, which is 0.938 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2021 the median property value increased from N/A to $264,500, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Tolland County, CT is 70.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

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

Property

$264,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,420
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Median Property Taxes
±N/A

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tolland County, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
Homeownership
2021
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 70.3% of the housing units in Tolland County, CT were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the tracts in Tolland County, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$88,525
Median Household Income
± $3,260
57k
Number of Households
± 1,799

In 2021, the median household income of the 57k households in Tolland County, CT was $88,525.

The following chart displays the households in Tolland County, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tolland County, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.9%)
  3. Carpooled (5.67%)

In 2021, 76.6% of workers in Tolland County, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.9%) and those who carpooled to work (5.67%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tolland County, CT have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Tolland County, 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 Tolland County, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tolland County, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tolland County, CT (13.1k out of 135k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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 Tolland County, CT has health coverage, with 62.6% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tolland County, CT see 1884 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.88% decrease from the previous year (1960 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2008 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 366 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,884 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tolland County, CT

Primary care physicians in Tolland County, CT see an average of 1,884 patients per year. This represents a 3.88% decrease from the previous year (1,960 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tolland County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

3.06%
Uninsured
62.6%
Employer Coverage
10.5%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 26 in Tolland County, CT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 26.8% in Tolland County, CT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.45% in Tolland County, CT.

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