New Britain Hartford County, Connecticut

New Britain: City in Connecticut

About

New Britain is a city located in the county of Hartford in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 73,206. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 72,198 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1849.

New Britain Quick Facts

Population : 72,198 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Hartford County
Postal code : 06050–06053
Phone Area Codes : 860
Water as percent of area : 0.55%
Land as percent of area : 99.45%
Altitude : 167 feet / 51 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:34:13 (26th May 2022)
Population growth : -1.4% (2010-2020)
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Location of New Britain on Connecticut map.
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Geography

New Britain is located at 41°39'40"N 72°46'46"W (41.6612100, -72.7795400).

New Britain map

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of New Britain decreased by 1.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 73,206 - census
2011 73,274 0.09% estimation process
2012 73,221 -0.07% estimation process
2013 73,050 -0.23% estimation process
2014 73,048 -0% estimation process
2015 73,213 0.23% estimation process
2016 72,816 -0.55% estimation process
2017 72,626 -0.26% estimation process
2018 72,591 -0.05% estimation process
2019 72,495 -0.13% estimation process
2020 72,198 -0.41% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,194
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,210
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 15.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 22,941
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,206
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 18.3%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 84.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,738
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.0%

New Britain zip code is 06051. County name: Hartford, County fips: 09003

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $202,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,499
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $531
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,156
2015-2019 Households : 8,450
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,329
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 187,546
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,593
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $84,697
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $38,229
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,413
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 770
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 468
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 95
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,272
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 141
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,202
2010 population per square mile : 1,092.7
2010 land area in square miles : 17.58
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,001
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $401
2015-2019 median gross rent : $624
2015-2019 Households : 5,041
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,721
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 247,800
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 408,981
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 414,994
2012 total retail sales per capita : $33,822
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $36,865
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,764
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,548
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 878
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 288
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 86
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,327
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 203
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,251
2010 population per square mile : 900.4
2010 land area in square miles : 13.31
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 15,081
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $898
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $351
2015-2019 median gross rent : $594
Permits for construction, 2020 : 81
2015-2019 Households : 11,600
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 48.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 31,960
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,214
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 214,095
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 239,046
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,365
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,063
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,160
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 480
2019 total employment : 5,760
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 168,556
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,736
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,933
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,212
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 584
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 793
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,074
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 266
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,582
2010 population per square mile : 67.6
2010 land area in square miles : 489.23

People born in New Britain (114)

People born in New Britain, including computer engineer Robert S. Barton, actor Charles Quigley, professional wrestler Velvet Sky, .

List

  • Anna Eshoo (American politician) she was born in 13/12/1942
  • Abraham A. Ribicoff (American politician (1910-1998)) he was born in 09/03/1910
  • Thomas Joseph Meskill (American politician (1928-2007)) he was born in 30/01/1928
  • Jon Olsen (American swimmer) he was born in 25/04/1969
  • Tom Thibodeau (basketball coach from the United States) he was born in 17/01/1958
  • William Hooker (American musician) he was born in 18/06/1946
  • Conrad Gozzo (American musician) he was born in 06/02/1922
  • David LaFlamme (American musician) he was born in 04/05/1941
  • John Castellani (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 23/08/1926
  • Douglas Swan (American artist (1930-2000)) he was born in 28/04/1930
  • Harry Shepard Knapp (United States admiral) he was born in 27/06/1856
  • W. D. Richter (Film director, producer, screenwriter) he was born in 07/12/1945
  • Elijah Hinsdale Burritt (American astronomer and mathematician) he was born in 20/04/1794
  • Walter Chauncey Camp (American football player and coach, college athletics administrator (1859-1925)) he was born in 07/04/1859
  • Phil Ohman (American pianist and composer) he was born in 07/10/1896
  • Lucien J. Maciora (American politician (1902-1993)) he was born in 17/08/1902
  • Henry Gwiazda (American composer) he was born in 01/01/1952
  • Johnny Kay (American formula one driver) he was born in 27/12/1922

Schools in New Britain

College & universities near New Britain, CT

Code Name City ZIP
129923 Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain New Britain (CT) 06051
128780 Charter Oak State College New Britain (CT) 06053
128771 Central Connecticut State University New Britain (CT) 06050
129482 American Institute-West Hartford West Hartford (CT) 06110-1922
434520 Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus Southington (CT) 06489

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Britain, CT

Code Name Address Type
BER Berlin 51 Depot Road RAIL
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL
WND Windsor station 41 Central St. RAIL

Post offices near New Britain

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Britain Post Office New Britain (CT) 06050
Kensington Post Office Berlin (CT) 06037
Berlin Post Office Berlin (CT) 06037
Newington Post Office Newington (CT) 06111
East Berlin Post Office East Berlin (CT) 06023

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Hartford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hartford County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hartford 121,535 City in and capital of Connecticut, United States
West Hartford 62,868 Town in Connecticut, United States
Bristol 59,734 City in Connecticut, United States
Manchester 57,362 Town in Connecticut
East Hartford 49,630 Town of the United States
Southington 43,829 Town in Connecticut, United States
Enfield 43,559 Town in Connecticut, United States.
Glastonbury 34,426 Town in Connecticut, USA
Newington 29,868 Town in Connecticut, United States
Windsor 28,647 Town in Connecticut, United States
South Windsor 26,102 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
Wethersfield 25,884 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Farmington 25,496 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Simsbury 25,437 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Bloomfield 21,182 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Berlin 20,390 Town in Connecticut

Distance to Other Cities

New Britain distances to largest Connecticut cities