Colchester, Connecticut Population 2022

4,684
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Colchester is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Colchester has a 2020 population of 4,684. Colchester is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,700 in 2010.

The average household income in Colchester is $78,546 with a poverty rate of 9.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $213,400. The median age in Colchester is 44.2 years, 41.2 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Colchester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colchesterwas:

  • White: 89.88%
  • Other race: 5.09%
  • Black or African American: 2.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colchester, Connecticut is 4,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,700.

Colchester, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,62689.88%
Black or African American1472.86%
Asian150.29%
Some Other Race2625.09%
Two or More Races971.88%
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Colchester Population by Race

Colchester Population Pyramid 2022

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Colchester Median Age

46.6


Total

43.2


Male

49.7


Female

Colchester Adults

There are 4,065 adults, (1,244 of whom are seniors) in Colchester.

Colchester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colchester Sex Ratio

Female

2,652

51.53%

Male

2,495

48.47%

Colchester Population by Age

Colchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female31.7%68.3%
Male26.8%73.2%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colchester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2372.2257.2
Married1,1572.7967.3
Male1122.4926.8
Female2402.7531.7
Non Family7281.154.1

2.7

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Colchester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade681.81%
9th to 12th Grade1884.99%
High School Graduate91624.33%
Some College97225.82%
Associates Degree40210.68%
Bachelors Degree76020.19%
Graduate Degree45912.19%
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Colchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races323232
Hispanic275264136
Other Race17316276
Asian15156
Black14712448
White3,3133,0911,014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,860$59,923$39,914
Less Than 9th Grade$$40,833$
High School Graduate$36,944$59,342$16,016
Some College$39,720$41,250$37,672
Bachelors Degree$72,434$85,706$70,614
Graduate Degree$63,368$67,989$63,056

$47,860

Average Earnings

$59,923

Average Male

$39,914

Average Female

Colchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colchester Language by Age

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Colchester Language

92.97% of Colchester residents speak only English, while 7.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Colchester Language

Colchester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2893959.21%
Black14710.68%
OtherNaN%
Multiple971717.53%
Hispanic4967414.92%

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

10.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colchester is White, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colchester is Hispanic, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.49%.

Colchester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.90%
High School11.56%
Some College8.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Colchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.95%
Female Unemployed8.00%

Colchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,180$78,814
Families$72,357$87,796
Married Families$77,604-
Non Families$42,059$51,631
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Income by Household Type

Colchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colchester Married by Age and Sex

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Colchester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Colchester Marital Status by Race

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Colchester Marital Status

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452

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War35
Vietnam252
Korea48
World War II14

Colchester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 5432
55 to 6457
65 to 74133
75+192

Colchester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44212.14%
Black106.80%
Hispanic123.73%

Colchester Veterans by Race

Colchester Veterans by Education

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13.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colchester Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Colchester Employment by Age

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Colchester Employment by Race

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Colchester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.74%

Born in Colchester

96.00%

Native Born

4.00%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

3.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.00% of Colchester residents were born in the United States, with 61.74% having been born in Connecticut. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colchester Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,7810.00%
20114,773-8-0.17%
20124,765-8-0.17%
20134,757-8-0.17%
20144,749-8-0.17%
20154,741-8-0.17%
20164,733-8-0.17%
20174,725-8-0.17%
20184,717-8-0.17%
20194,709-8-0.17%
20204,700-9-0.19%
20214,692-8-0.17%
20224,684-8-0.17%

Colchester Population by Year