Naugatuck Valley Planning Region
Planning region
Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG)
Official logo of Naugatuck Valley Planning Region
Map of Connecticut highlighting Naugatuck Valley Planning Region
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
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Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°31′N 73°07′W / 41.52°N 73.12°W / 41.52; -73.12
Country United States
State Connecticut
Founded2013
Largest cityWaterbury
Other citiesBristol, Shelton, Ansonia, Derby
Government
 • Executive DirectorRick Dunne
Area
 • Total412.8 sq mi (1,069 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total450,376
 • Density1,090.13/sq mi (420.90/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Websitenvcogct.gov
Map
Interactive map of the Naugatuck Valley Planning Region

The Naugatuck Valley Planning Region is a planning region and county-equivalent in Connecticut. It is served by the coterminous Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG). In 2022, planning regions were approved to replace Connecticut's counties as county-equivalents for statistical purposes, with full implementation occurring by 2024.[1][2]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
2020450,376
2022 (est.)454,083[3]0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 450,376 people living in the Naugatuck Valley Planning Region.[2]

Municipalities

The following municipalities are members of the Naugatuck Valley Region:[4]

Cities

Towns

References

  1. ^ "Governor Lamont Announces U.S. Census Bureau Approves Proposal for Connecticut's Planning Regions To Become County Equivalents". CT.gov. Retrieved March 24, 2023.
  2. ^ a b c "Change to County-Equivalents in the State of Connecticut". Federal Register. June 6, 2022. Retrieved March 24, 2023.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Naugatuck Valley Planning Region, Connecticut; United States". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2023-05-13.
  4. ^ "Our Region". Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments. Retrieved March 24, 2023.