The Canaan Census Designated Place had a population of 1,231 as of July 1, 2019. Canaan ranks in the lower 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 Canaan is located at latitude 42.0273 and longitude -73.3293 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Canaan Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.
The Canaan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378340) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Canaan: Canaan Depot, Canaan Village.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Canaan, CT Housing Affordability Index is 111
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Canaan, CT Wealth Index is 55
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Population in Households||1,231|
|Population in Familes||821|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$53,773|
|Average Household Income||$69,527|
|Per Capita Income||$33,323|
|Total Housing Units||672 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||278 (41.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||312 (46.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||82 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$198,810|
|Housing Affordability Index2||111|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.82%|
|Per Capita Income||2.8%|
The table below compares Canaan to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.
|Total Population||# 122||15th|
|Population Density||# 117||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 56||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 123||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 103||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.