I’ve lived in CT my entire life. As a matter of fact..I’ve only lived in the Hartford area.  Here are some random facts about CT you may not know.

 

As of 2015, Connecticut’s population is 3,590,886 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.92 percent.

The median home cost in Connecticut is $234,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.60 percent.

Compared to the rest of the country, Connecticut’s cost of living is 25.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

Connecticut public schools spend $17,402 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Connecticut.

Connecticut State insect is the Praying Mantis

The first telephone book ever issued contained only fifty names. The New Haven District Telephone Company published it in New Haven in February 1878.

The manufacturing of the first safety fuse started in Simsbury in 1836.

Wallingford has earned a worldwide reputation for the production of silverware

West Hartford is the birthplace of Noah Webster, the author of the first dictionary published in 1807.

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