New London, Connecticut Population 2022

26,396
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New London is a city located in New London County Connecticut. New London has a 2020 population of 26,396. It is also the county seat of New London County. New London is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,612 in 2010.

The average household income in New London is $62,493 with a poverty rate of 23.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,034 per month, and the median house value is $186,900. The median age in New London is 31.6 years, 29.2 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

New London Demographics

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

  • White: 57.35%
  • Other race: 16.81%
  • Black or African American: 15.04%
  • Two or more races: 7.81%
  • Asian: 2.83%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of New London, Connecticut is 26,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,396.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,612.

New London, Connecticut Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010274,0040.00%
2011273,037-967-0.35%
2012274,0911,0540.38%
2013272,976-1,115-0.41%
2014271,462-1,514-0.56%
2015269,636-1,826-0.68%
2016268,403-1,233-0.46%
2017267,419-984-0.37%
2018266,285-1,134-0.43%
2019265,206-1,079-0.41%
2020264,127-1,079-0.41%
2021263,048-1,079-0.41%

New London Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,48457.35%
Black or African American4,06015.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.12%
Asian7632.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.05%
Some Other Race4,54016.81%
Two or More Races2,1087.81%
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New London Population by Race

New London Population Pyramid 2022

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New London Median Age

31.8


Total

30.2


Male

35.9


Female

New London Adults

There are 22,001 adults, (3,395 of whom are seniors) in New London.

New London Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New London Sex Ratio

Female

14,006

51.87%

Male

12,995

48.13%

New London Population by Age

New London Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New London Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.5%35.5%
Male47.8%52.2%
All39.8%60.2%
Female29.7%70.3%
Non Family28.5%71.5%

39.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

New London Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9912.1139.8
Married3,0652.9864.5
Male5902.5447.8
Female2,2152.8929.7
Non Family5,1211.1928.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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New London Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9885.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,3398.11%
High School Graduate4,86529.46%
Some College3,65622.14%
Associates Degree1,1767.12%
Bachelors Degree2,63415.95%
Graduate Degree1,85711.24%
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New London Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New London Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian370362147
White8,1727,7883,080
2+ Races1,032881330
Black2,8262,229499
Hispanic4,7103,346618
Other Race2,4091,780198
Islander1313
Native American336

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.73%.

New London Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,462$41,398$28,388
Less Than 9th Grade$18,199$$15,286
High School Graduate$31,586$31,625$31,543
Some College$29,572$40,545$25,062
Bachelors Degree$53,380$61,173$39,868
Graduate Degree$71,964$90,046$51,250

$34,462

Average Earnings

$41,398

Average Male

$28,388

Average Female

New London Earnings by Educational Attainment

New London Language by Age

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New London Language

67.08% of New London residents speak only English, while 32.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.89% of the population.

New London Language

New London Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native332163.64%
Black3,7831,30034.36%
Hispanic8,4722,82833.38%
Multiple1,88537619.95%
Asian6519414.44%
White9,7761,23912.67%
Other2,006NaN%

23.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.62%

Male Poverty Rate

23.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New London

The race most likely to be in poverty in New London is Native, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.67%.

New London Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.17%
High School22.90%
Some College15.98%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%

New London Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.63%
Male Unemployed61.06%
Female Employed17.26%
Female Unemployed39.37%

New London Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New London Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,424$63,879
Families$53,902$73,803
Married Families$83,399-
Non Families$38,531$48,726
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Income by Household Type

New London Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

New London Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

New London Marital Status by Race

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New London Marital Status

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1,559

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War353
First Gulf War296
Vietnam357
Korea61
World War II24

New London Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34245
35 to 54291
55 to 64438
65 to 74230
75+355

New London Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9787.84%
Black3169.94%
Asian142.15%
Other Race722.30%
2+ Races17915.18%
Hispanic2524.31%

New London Veterans by Race

New London Veterans by Education

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5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

New London Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

New London Employment by Age

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New London Employment by Race

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New London 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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37.31%

Born in New London

81.21%

Native Born

18.79%

Foreign Born

11.25%

Non Citizen

7.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.21% of New London residents were born in the United States, with 37.31% having been born in Connecticut. 11.25% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18005,1500.00%
18103,238-1,912-4.53%
18203,330920.28%
18304,3351,0052.67%
18405,5191,1842.44%
18508,9913,4725.00%
186010,1151,1241.18%
18709,576-539-0.55%
188010,5379610.96%
189013,7573,2202.70%
190017,5483,7912.46%
191019,6592,1111.14%
192025,6886,0292.71%
193029,6403,9521.44%
194030,4568160.27%
195030,551950.03%
196034,1823,6311.13%
197031,630-2,552-0.77%
198028,842-2,788-0.92%
199028,540-302-0.11%
200025,671-2,869-1.05%
201027,6121,9410.73%
201127,62190.03%
201227,565-56-0.20%
201327,352-213-0.77%
201427,203-149-0.54%
201527,014-189-0.69%
201627,001-13-0.05%
201726,953-48-0.18%
201827,012590.22%
201926,858-154-0.57%
202026,704-154-0.57%
202126,550-154-0.58%
202226,396-154-0.58%

New London Population by Year