is a borough located in New Haven County, Connecticut
. As of the 2000
census, the borough had a total population of 30,989.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the borough has a total area of 42.6 km²
). 42.4 km² (16.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.36% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 30,989 people, 11,829 households, and 8,292 families residing in the borough. The population density is 730.0/km² (1,890.9/mi²). There are 12,341 housing units at an average density of 290.7 persons/km² (753.0 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 91.76% White, 2.85% African American
, 0.26% Native American
, 1.68% Asian
, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.58% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. 4.47% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 11,829 households out of which 36.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 29.9% are non-families. 24.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.13.
In the borough the population is spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $51,247, and the median income for a family is $59,216. Males have a median income of $42,103 versus $29,971 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $22,757. 6.4% of the population and 4.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.4% are under the age of 18 and 6.0% are 65 or older.