Pawcatuck, Connecticut Population 2021

5,305
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Pawcatuck is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Pawcatuck has a 2020 population of 5,305. Pawcatuck is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,624 in 2010. Pawcatuck reached it's highest population of 5,836 in 2012.

The average household income in Pawcatuck is $78,319 with a poverty rate of 12.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $243,600. The median age in Pawcatuck is 44.1 years, 42.9 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Pawcatuck Demographics

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

  • White: 88.05%
  • Two or more races: 5.32%
  • Black or African American: 4.41%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pawcatuck, Connecticut is 5,305 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,249.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,624.

Pawcatuck, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,67188.05%
Two or More Races2825.32%
Black or African American2344.41%
Asian741.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.64%
Some Other Race100.19%
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Pawcatuck Population by Race

Pawcatuck Population Pyramid $2021

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Pawcatuck Median Age

44.1


Total

42.9


Male

44.8


Female

Pawcatuck Adults

There are 4,147 adults, (965 of whom are seniors) in Pawcatuck.

Pawcatuck Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawcatuck Sex Ratio

Female

2,859

53.89%

Male

2,446

46.11%

Pawcatuck Population by Age

Pawcatuck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pawcatuck Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Male34.4%65.6%
Female17.3%82.7%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pawcatuck Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4782.1457.1
Non Family1,0111.1347.9
Married9072.9488.5
Female3712.8917.3
Male1892.2634.4

2.75

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Pawcatuck Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1263.32%
9th to 12th Grade842.21%
High School Graduate1,25833.17%
Some College67917.90%
Associates Degree3398.94%
Bachelors Degree81221.41%
Graduate Degree49513.05%
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Pawcatuck Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawcatuck Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4523,3041,213
Hispanic15210632
Black12410832
2+ Races747417
Asian454545
Other Race1010
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pawcatuck Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,802$59,037$30,118
Less Than 9th Grade$45,288$$45,769
High School Graduate$36,667$49,643$18,839
Some College$49,167$60,250$35,455
Bachelors Degree$47,930$83,942$25,625
Graduate Degree$81,528$93,950$45,000

$46,802

Average Earnings

$59,037

Average Male

$30,118

Average Female

Pawcatuck Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawcatuck Language by Age

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Pawcatuck Language

93.19% of Pawcatuck residents speak only English, while 6.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Pawcatuck Language

Pawcatuck Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5623858.44%
Hispanic33514242.39%
Black23413256.41%
Multiple2826924.47%
Asian744966.22%
Native34926.47%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawcatuck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawcatuck is Asian, with 66.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawcatuck is White, with 8.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Pawcatuck Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.95%
High School11.69%
Bachelors or Greater6.66%
Some College5.40%

Pawcatuck Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.35%
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed7.55%
Male Employed1.22%

Pawcatuck Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawcatuck Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,007$78,319
Families$70,969$92,930
Married Families$97,139-
Non Families$38,466$48,745
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Income by Household Type

Pawcatuck Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawcatuck Married by Age and Sex

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Pawcatuck Marriage

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

Pawcatuck Marital Status by Race

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Pawcatuck Marital Status

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303

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam115
First Gulf War96
Second Gulf War52
Korea22
World War II

Pawcatuck Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74119
35 to 54102
75+49
55 to 6433
18 to 34

Pawcatuck Veterans by Age

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Pawcatuck Veterans by Race

Pawcatuck Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawcatuck Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pawcatuck Employment by Age

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Pawcatuck Employment by Race

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Pawcatuck 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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32.50%

Born in Pawcatuck

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

4.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Pawcatuck residents were born in the United States, with 32.50% having been born in Connecticut. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pawcatuck Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,3050.00%
20205,3050.00%
20195,305561.07%
20185,2492505.00%
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%
20125,8361091.90%
20115,7271031.83%
20105,6240.00%

Pawcatuck Population by Year