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The population of Connecticut went from 3,411,726 to 3,590,347 from 2000 to 2012 for a total growth of 178,621. The population of the United States for that same time period went from 282,171,957 to 313,914,040 for a total population growth of 31,742,083. Connecticut had a total percentage growth for those 12 years of 5.2 percent which was slower than the overall United States total percentage growth which was 11.2 over those same years. The trends of growth for both the United States and Connecticut can be seen on the graph below. The graph which is logarithmic indicates that although the growth was slower for Connecticut than the United States the trends were similar.
Population of Connecticut and the United States Annually from 2000 to 2012
Territory
7/1/2012
7/1/2011
7/1/2010
7/1/2009
7/1/2008
7/1/2007
7/1/2006
7/1/2005
7/1/2004
7/1/2003
7/1/2002
7/1/2001
7/1/2000
United States
313,914,040
311,591,917
309,330,219
307,006,550
304,374,846
301,579,895
298,593,212
295,753,151
293,045,739
290,326,418
287,803,914
285,081,556
282,171,957
Connecticut
3,590,347
3,580,709
3,575,498
3,518,288
3,502,932
3,488,633
3,485,162
3,477,416
3,474,610
3,467,673
3,448,382
3,428,433
3,411,726

Annual Estimates and data of the Resident Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (NST-EST2009-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2009
Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (NST-EST2011-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2011

Graph of population growth trends for Connecticut.

The race percentages for Connecticut are shown with the table and charts below that indicate there have been changes from 2000 to 2012. The percentage of the population of white only has decreased from 77.9 to 70.0. The percent of the black only population has increased from 8.9 to 10.3. The percent of population of hispanic / mixed has increased from 9.5% to 14.5% and other/mixed races have increased from 3.7% to 5.2%.

Population by Race for Connecticut
Race
July 1, 2000
% of Total
July 1, 2012
% of Total
White Only
2,656,149
77.9
2,571,594
70.0
Black Only
304,268
8.9
376,620
10.3
Hispanic* / Mixed
323,852
9.5
531,832
14.5
Other / Mixed Non-Hispanic
127,508
3.7
191,762
5.2
Total Races with Hispanic*
3,411,777**
100.00
3,671,808**
100.0

*Hispanics are technically not considered a race but rather an ethnicity.
**Note the slight difference of the population used in race chart from population chart above. Totals were taken from U.S. Census bureau which contained differences for their total population tables for the states and it's tables for the population totals for the state with the breakdowns of the races.

Population Density Map of Connecticut by Square Mile

Darker orange color indicates areas of higher population density. Map is delineated by county.
Counties with major cities in general contain segments of higher population.

Population density map for Connecticut.

References:

Population Estimates, 2013, United States Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/2010s/index.html

List of U.S. states and territories by population, 2013, Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_population

U.S. Population Density, ArcGis, http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=302d4e6025ef41fa8d3525b7fc31963a

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