South Central Connecticut Planning Region
Planning region
South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG)
From top left: New Haven Green, Main Street in Meriden, Downtown New Haven, Milford Harbor, Yale University campus
Official logo of South Central Connecticut Planning Region
Map of Connecticut highlighting South Central Connecticut Planning Region
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
Map of the United States highlighting Connecticut
Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°22′N 72°49′W / 41.36°N 72.82°W / 41.36; -72.82
Country United States
State Connecticut
Founded2013
Largest cityNew Haven
Other citiesMeriden, West Haven, Milford
Government
 • Executive DirectorCarl J. Amento
Area
 • Total367.2 sq mi (951 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total570,487
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 3rd, 5th
Websitescrcog.org
Map
Interactive map of the South Central Connecticut Planning Region

The South Central Connecticut Planning Region is a planning region in the Councils of governments in Connecticut and a county-equivalent in Connecticut. It is served by the coterminous South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG). 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
2020570,487
2022 (est.)573,244[3]0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 570,487 people living in the South Central Connecticut Planning Region.[2]

Municipalities

The following municipalities are members of the South Central Connecticut 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: South Central Connecticut Planning Region, Connecticut; United States". www.census.gov. Retrieved May 13, 2023.
  4. ^ "South Central Regional Council of Governments". Retrieved March 24, 2023.