Connecticut Population, Area, and Density
The population of Connecticut is 3,596,677 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Connecticut is ranked number 29 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 37.6% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Connecticut is 5,543.3 square miles. There state is 87.4% land and 12.7% water. The population density in Connecticut is 742.7 people per square mile (8th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 3,596,677 people ÷ 4,842.5 sq mi
Population Density = 742.7 people per sq mile
|Population||3,596,677 (29th out of 56)||3,574,097 (30th out of 56)||3,405,565 (30th out of 56)|
|Difference||37.6% below avg||36.0% below avg||33.2% below avg|
|Total Area||5,543.3 mi2||14,357 km2||3,547,686 acres||(48th out of 56)|
|Land Area||4,842.5 mi2||12,542 km2||3,099,191 acres||(87.4%)|
|Water Area||701.2 mi2||1,816 km2||448,743 acres||(12.7%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||742.7 (8th out of 56)||738.1 (8th out of 56)||703.3 (9th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||70.8% above avg||77.6% above avg||76.6% above avg|