Higganum, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Higganum, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Higganum Census Designated Place had a population of 1,750 as of July 1, 2018. Higganum ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Higganum is located at latitude 41.4813 and longitude -72.5481 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Higganum Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Higganum Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377826) 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 Higganum Census Designated Place is located within Town of Haddam, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Higganum: Higganum Village, Higganumpus, Hockanum.

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Higganum, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,750
Population in Households 1,749
Population in Familes 1,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 356
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $89,942
Average Household Income $121,067
Per Capita Income $50,284


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $337,862
Average Home Value $355,454


Total Households 731
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 512
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.08%
Households 0.3% 0.05%
Families 0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Higganum, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Higganum to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 105 27th
Population Density # 130 9th
Diversity Index # 131 8th
Median Household Income # 36 75th
Per Capita Income # 39 73rd

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