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Blue Hills, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Blue Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 2,953 as of July 1, 2016. Blue Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Hills is located at latitude 41.8134 and longitude -72.6954 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Blue Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378337) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Blue Hills Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bloomfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Blue Hills, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,953
Population in Households 2,910
Population in Familes 2,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 2,535
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 772
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 856 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $157,670
Average Home Value $179,410


Median Household Income $48,468
Average Household Income $57,611
Per Capita Income $20,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.26% 0.27%
Families 0.29% 0.23%
Median Household Income   -1.67%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Blue Hills, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Hills to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 83 42nd
Population Density1 # 37 75th
Diversity Index2 # 60 58th
Median Household Income # 123 14th
Per Capita Income # 139 3rd

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