Pawcatuck, Connecticut Population 2024

5,570

Pawcatuck is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Pawcatuck has a 2024 population of 5,570. Pawcatuck is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 10.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,024 in 2020.

The average household income in Pawcatuck is $87,856 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pawcatuck is 43.6 years, 44 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Pawcatuck Demographics

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

  • White: 82.62%
  • Two or more races: 8.22%
  • Asian: 4.54%
  • Black or African American: 4.08%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,632.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.87% (546)
The current population of Pawcatuck, Connecticut is 5,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,024.

Pawcatuck, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,60282.62%
Two or more races4588.22%
Asian2534.54%
Black or African American2274.08%
Native American300.54%
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

Pawcatuck Population by Race

Pawcatuck Population Pyramid 2024

Pawcatuck Median Age

43.6

Total

44

Male

43

Female

Pawcatuck Adults

There are 4,264 adults, (1,069 of whom are seniors) in Pawcatuck.

Pawcatuck Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawcatuck Sex Ratio

Female2,93052.6%
Male2,64047.4%

Pawcatuck Population by Age

Pawcatuck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4992.2353.946.1
Non Family1,0511.1540.259.8
Married971388.511.5
Female2863.3210.889.2
Male1912.6418.381.7
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pawcatuck 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

Pawcatuck Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawcatuck 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 63.55%.

Pawcatuck Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,536

Average Earnings

$66,959

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Pawcatuck Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawcatuck Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pawcatuck Language

92.82% of Pawcatuck residents speak only English, while 7.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Pawcatuck Language

Pawcatuck Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,5263808.4%
Multiple45813128.6%
Hispanic2184219.27%
Native3030100%
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10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawcatuck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawcatuck is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawcatuck is White, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.77%.

Pawcatuck Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.78%
Less Than 9th Grade13.45%
Some College9.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
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Pawcatuck Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed43.12%
Female Employed3.32%
Male Employed
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Pawcatuck Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawcatuck Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pawcatuck Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawcatuck Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pawcatuck Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pawcatuck Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pawcatuck Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

247

Number of Veterans

223

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Pawcatuck Veterans by War

count

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Pawcatuck Veterans by Age

count

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Pawcatuck Veterans by Race

Pawcatuck Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawcatuck Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pawcatuck Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pawcatuck Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pawcatuck 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

34.17%

Born in Pawcatuck

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

3.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.38% of Pawcatuck residents were born in the United States, with 34.17% having been born in Connecticut. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pawcatuck Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,570
20235,570
20225,5701873.47%
20215,3833597.15%
20205,024-281-5.3%
20195,305561.07%
20185,2492505%
20174,999-142-2.76%
20165,141-101-1.93%
20155,242-186-3.43%
20145,428-282-4.94%
20135,710-126-2.16%
20125,8361091.9%
20115,7271031.83%
20105,624
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Pawcatuck Population by Year