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The Borough of Naugatuck had a population of 31,280 as of July 1, 2022. Naugatuck ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Naugatuck is located at latitude 41.4859 and longitude -73.0507 in New Haven County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Naugatuck encompass a land area of 16.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. New Haven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Borough of Naugatuck has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Borough of Naugatuck is located within Town of Naugatuck, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Haven County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Naugatuck: Judds Meadow, Judd's Meadow, Naugatuck Village, Nawcotuck, Salem Bridge.

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Naugatuck, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 31,280 (100%)
Population in Households 31,019 (99.2%)
Population in Families 25,468 (81.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 261 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 1,909
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $79,980
Average Household Income $107,146
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $42,383
Wealth Index5 102


Total HU (Housing Units) 13,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,200 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,165 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 829 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $221,485
Average Home Value $260,512
Housing Affordability Index3 123


Total Households 12,365
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 8,410
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.37% -0.16%
Households -0.25% -0.08%
Families   -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
Owner Occupied HU   0.32%

Naugatuck, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Naugatuck to the other 215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 20 91st
Population Density # 66 70th
Median Household Income # 149 31st
Housing Affordability Index # 121 56th
Per Capita Income # 160 26th
Diversity Index # 30 87th

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