New London, Connecticut Population 2024

28,080

New London is a city located in New London County Connecticut. New London has a 2024 population of 28,080. New London is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,320 in 2020.

The average household income in New London is $72,393 with a poverty rate of 21.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New London is 35.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

New London Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New London was:

  • White: 56.21%
  • Black or African American: 17.01%
  • Other race: 13.25%
  • Two or more races: 10.85%
  • Asian: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,995.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.78% (760)
The current population of New London, Connecticut is 28,080 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,320.

New London, Connecticut Population 2024

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New London Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,51256.21%
Black or African American4,69417.01%
Other race3,65713.25%
Two or more races2,99410.85%
Asian6482.35%
Native American910.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

New London Population by Race

New London Population Pyramid 2024

New London Median Age

35.5

Total

34.8

Male

36.4

Female

New London Adults

There are 23,043 adults, (4,063 of whom are seniors) in New London.

New London Age Dependency

45.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

New London Sex Ratio

Female14,23751.59%
Male13,35948.41%

New London Population by Age

New London Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,1252.1241.158.9
Non Family5,4431.228.771.3
Married3,0462.9368.131.9
Female2,0063.1932.567.5
Male6302.7945.154.9
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2.84

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

41.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New London Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New London Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New London Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.16%.

New London Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,820

Average Earnings

$45,742

Average Male

$38,613

Average Female

New London Earnings by Educational Attainment

New London Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New London Language

71.85% of New London residents speak only English, while 28.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.05% of the population.

New London Language

New London Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,4372,62635.31%
Other3,4521,48142.9%
Black4,3101,46333.94%
White10,9281,09910.06%
Multiple2,72873326.87%
Native913740.66%
Asian550234.18%
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21.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New London

The race most likely to be in poverty in New London is Other, with 42.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New London is Asian, with 4.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.08%.

New London Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.82%
High School18.36%
Some College15.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.02%
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New London Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed70.18%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed16.08%
Male Employed6.71%
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New London Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New London Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New London Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

Female Marriage Rate

New London Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New London 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 45-54.

New London Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New London Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,591

Number of Veterans

1,481

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

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New London Veterans by War

count

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New London Veterans by Age

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New London Veterans by Race

New London Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

New London Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

New London Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New London Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New London Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.32%

Born in New London

82.59%

Native Born

17.41%

Foreign Born

10.4%

Non Citizen

7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.59% of New London residents were born in the United States, with 39.32% having been born in Connecticut. 10.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New London Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,330500.18%
202828,280500.18%
202728,230500.18%
202628,180500.18%
202528,130500.18%
202428,080500.18%
202328,030500.18%
202227,980500.18%
202127,9306102.23%
202027,3203461.28%
201926,974-155-0.57%
201827,1291410.52%
201726,988-32-0.12%
201627,020-9-0.03%
201527,029-182-0.67%
201427,211-150-0.55%
201327,361-210-0.76%
201227,571-54-0.2%
201127,625120.04%
201027,6131,9427.56%
200025,671-2,869-10.05%
199028,540-302-1.05%
198028,842-2,788-8.81%
197031,630-2,552-7.47%
196034,1823,63111.89%
195030,551950.31%
194030,4568162.75%
193029,6403,95215.38%
192025,6886,02930.67%
191019,6592,11112.03%
190017,5483,79127.56%
189013,7573,22030.56%
188010,53796110.04%
18709,576-539-5.33%
186010,1151,12412.5%
18508,9913,47262.91%
18405,5191,18427.31%
18304,3351,00530.18%
18203,330922.84%
18103,238-1,912-37.13%
18005,150
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New London Population by Year