Norwich, Connecticut Population 2024

39,867

Norwich is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Norwich has a 2024 population of 39,867. Norwich is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,027 in 2020.

The average household income in Norwich is $82,763 with a poverty rate of 13.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Norwich is 40.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Norwich Demographics

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

  • White: 68.34%
  • Black or African American: 10.8%
  • Two or more races: 8.92%
  • Asian: 7.19%
  • Other race: 4.04%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
28.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,420.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.4% (-160)
The current population of Norwich, Connecticut is 39,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 40,027.

Norwich, Connecticut Population 2024

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Norwich Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,37368.34%
Black or African American4,32410.8%
Two or more races3,5738.92%
Asian2,8817.19%
Other race1,6194.04%
Native American2840.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Norwich Population by Race

Norwich Population Pyramid 2024

Norwich Median Age

40.2

Total

38.4

Male

41.6

Female

Norwich Adults

There are 32,053 adults, (7,770 of whom are seniors) in Norwich.

Norwich Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Norwich Sex Ratio

Female20,12450.24%
Male19,93049.76%

Norwich Population by Age

Norwich Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,1652.3154.345.7
Non Family7,2151.2744.355.7
Married5,7933.0273.726.3
Female2,5403.0744.455.6
Male1,6173.1945.354.7
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Norwich 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

Norwich Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norwich Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.26%.

Norwich Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,743

Average Earnings

$51,519

Average Male

$36,838

Average Female

Norwich Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norwich Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Norwich Language

78.88% of Norwich residents speak only English, while 21.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.16% of the population.

Norwich Language

Norwich Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,6283,11912.66%
Hispanic5,9501,00916.96%
Multiple3,56754115.17%
Black4,31150311.67%
Asian2,87737913.17%
Other1,61428917.91%
Native2845318.66%
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13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.52%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norwich

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norwich is Native, with 18.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norwich is Black, with 11.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.89%.

Norwich Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.84%
Some College13.02%
High School8.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%
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Norwich Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.51%
Male Unemployed46.79%
Female Employed9.11%
Male Employed3.49%
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Norwich Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norwich Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Norwich Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Norwich Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Norwich 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 55-64.

Norwich Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Norwich Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,316

Number of Veterans

2,158

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

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Norwich Veterans by War

count

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Norwich Veterans by Age

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Norwich Veterans by Race

Norwich Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norwich Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Norwich Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Norwich Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Norwich 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

55.72%

Born in Norwich

86.66%

Native Born

13.34%

Foreign Born

5.75%

Non Citizen

7.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.66% of Norwich residents were born in the United States, with 55.72% having been born in Connecticut. 5.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Norwich Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202939,512-71-0.18%
202839,583-71-0.18%
202739,654-71-0.18%
202639,725-71-0.18%
202539,796-71-0.18%
202439,867-71-0.18%
202339,938-71-0.18%
202240,009-71-0.18%
202140,080530.13%
202040,0271,1452.94%
201938,882-325-0.83%
201839,207-156-0.4%
201739,363-126-0.32%
201639,489-289-0.73%
201539,778-345-0.86%
201440,123-217-0.54%
201340,340-187-0.46%
201240,527500.12%
201140,477-75-0.18%
201040,5524,43512.28%
200036,117-1,274-3.41%
199037,391-683-1.79%
198038,074-3,665-8.78%
197041,7393,2338.4%
196038,50615,07764.35%
195023,429-223-0.94%
194023,6526312.74%
193023,0217173.21%
192022,3041,9379.51%
191020,3673,11618.06%
190017,2511,0956.78%
189016,1561,0446.91%
188015,112-1,541-9.25%
187016,6532,60518.54%
186014,0487,909128.83%
18506,1391,93946.17%
18404,2001,06533.97%
18303,1351525.1%
18202,98370.24%
18102,976
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Norwich Population by Year