Connecticut Connecticut State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Connecticut. The overall gender ratio is 95 men to 100 women.

The Connecticut flag was adopted on September 9, 1897. The flag has been ranked the 35th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Connecticut quarter was the 5th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on October 12, 1999.

Recent estimates put Connecticut's population at around 3,597,000 people (29th out of 56).The population density is 742.7 people per square mile (8th out of 56).

Someone from Connecticut is known as a Connecticuter. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Connecticut was the 5th state when it joined the United States on January 9, 1788. Prior to 1788, Connecticut was known as "Connecticut Colony."

Essential Connecticut Facts

  • CT
    Postal Code
    The Connecticut postal code is CT. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 1,754,549 men
    Female Population: 1,842,128 women
  • State Flag
    The 6 main colors in the Connecticut flag are #0C2D83, #FFFFFF, #FFD300, #FFD312, #000000, and #129612
  • State Quarter
    The Connecticut Quarter was released in October 10, 1999.
    Total Mintage: 1.35 billion.
    Engraver: T. James Ferrell
  • Population and Area
    Population: 3,596,677 people
    Land Area: 4,842 square miles
    Population Density: 3,596,677 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Connecticut (3)

  • 203
  • 860
  • 914

Connecticut Counties (8)

County Top Cities
Fairfield County Bethel, Botsford, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Cos Cob, and Danbury
Hartford County Avon, Berlin, Bloomfield, Bristol, Broad Brook, and Burlington
Litchfield County Bantam, Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, and Colebrook
Middlesex County Centerbrook, Chester, Clinton, Cobalt, Cromwell, and Deep River
New Haven County Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, and Derby
New London County Baltic, Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Gales Ferry, and Gilman
Tolland County Amston, Andover, Bolton, Columbia, Coventry, and Ellington
Windham County Abington, Ashford, Ballouville, Brooklyn, Canterbury, and Central Village
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