New Preston, Connecticut Population 2024

1,026

New Preston is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. New Preston has a 2024 population of 1,026. New Preston is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 20.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 851 in 2020.

The average household income in New Preston is $127,512 with a poverty rate of 24.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Preston is 48.9 years, 38.9 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

New Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 73.29%
  • Two or more races: 20.08%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Black or African American: 3.12%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
140.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.56% (175)
The current population of New Preston, Connecticut is 1,026 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 851.

New Preston, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White75273.29%
Two or more races20620.08%
Asian363.51%
Black or African American323.12%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Preston Population by Race

New Preston Population Pyramid 2024

New Preston Median Age

48.9

Total

38.9

Male

51.1

Female

New Preston Adults

There are 757 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in New Preston.

New Preston Age Dependency

95.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

New Preston Sex Ratio

Female62160.53%
Male40539.47%

New Preston Population by Age

New Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4202.2779.520.5
Non Family1751.3290.99.1
Married1322.8490.99.1
Female1133.0848.751.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.8

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Preston 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 Preston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Preston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

New Preston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,004

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

New Preston Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Preston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Preston Language

92.91% of New Preston residents speak only English, while 7.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.56% of the population.

New Preston Language

New Preston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic176176100%
Multiple20617685.44%
White752719.44%
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24.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.63%

Male Poverty Rate

20.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Preston is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Preston is White, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.66%.

New Preston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School45.09%
Less Than 9th Grade21.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.96%
Some College
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New Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.47%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.04%
Female Unemployed
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New Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Preston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Preston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

New Preston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Preston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Preston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Preston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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New Preston Veterans by War

count

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New Preston Veterans by Age

count

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New Preston Veterans by Race

New Preston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

New Preston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

New Preston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Preston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Preston 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

47.95%

Born in New Preston

92.69%

Native Born

7.31%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

5.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.69% of New Preston residents were born in the United States, with 47.95% having been born in Connecticut. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Preston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,026
20231,026
20221,02610311.16%
2021923728.46%
2020851-5-0.58%
2019856-52-5.73%
2018908-24-2.58%
2017932-64-6.43%
2016996818.85%
2015915-17-1.82%
2014932-41-4.21%
2013973-119-10.9%
20121,092-96-8.08%
20111,18860.51%
20101,182
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New Preston Population by Year