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
Postal CodeThe Connecticut postal code is CT. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 3,509,098 men
Female Population: 3,684,256 women
State FlagThe 6 main colors in the Connecticut flag are #0C2D83, #FFFFFF, #FFD300, #FFD312, #000000, and #129612
Population and AreaPopulation: 3,596,677 people
Land Area: 4,842 square miles
Population Density: 3,596,677 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Connecticut (3)
Connecticut Counties (8)
|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|