Fairfield County is getting crowded. New U.S. Census Bureau data shows it’s one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation.
Meanwhile, the rest of the state whimpers.
Adding a staggering 31,000 residents in the past five years, Fairfield County boasts a robust 3.4% growth. Meanwhile, Hartford’s population eked out a meager 0.2% gain; just over 1,800 new residents.
As for the rest of the state? The picture couldn’t be anymore different. What happened? Did Connecticut spring a leak?
Click through to see how the state measured up in the annual census.