According to the 2011 town profile from the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, New Canaan’s population (2010) was 19,403, up from 19,395 in 2000. There were 10,018 females and 9,385 males, according to the latest town profile.

The town’s racial/ethnicity makeup was as follows: white, 17,930; Asian Pacific, 646; Hispanic (any race), 537; black, 405; other/multi-race, 417; Native American, 5.

New Canaan’s population is expected to decline to 19,025 by 2015.