Waterford, Connecticut Population 2022

3,008
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Waterford is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Waterford has a 2020 population of 3,008. Waterford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,887 in 2010.

The average household income in Waterford is $73,876 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,306 per month, and the median house value is $201,700. The median age in Waterford is 41.6 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Waterford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waterfordwas:

  • White: 81.76%
  • Asian: 7.15%
  • Black or African American: 5.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterford, Connecticut is 3,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,008.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,887.

Waterford, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,38981.76%
Black or African American1695.78%
Asian2097.15%
Some Other Race100.34%
Two or More Races1454.96%
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Waterford Population by Race

Waterford Population Pyramid 2022

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Waterford Median Age

45


Total

40.8


Male

45.4


Female

Waterford Adults

There are 2,482 adults, (755 of whom are seniors) in Waterford.

Waterford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterford Sex Ratio

Female

1,533

52.46%

Male

1,389

47.54%

Waterford Population by Age

Waterford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All64.9%35.1%
Female61.7%38.3%
Male60.6%39.4%
Non Family55.9%44.1%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4071.9964.9
Married4422.7181.9
Male712.7660.6
Female1414.0261.7
Non Family7531.1155.9

2.81

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Waterford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade723.11%
9th to 12th Grade763.28%
High School Graduate1,00043.14%
Some College43918.94%
Associates Degree1396.00%
Bachelors Degree29212.60%
Graduate Degree30012.94%
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Waterford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian11211241
White1,9361,818523
2+ Races958215
Black12310613
Other Race1010
Hispanic124105

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.61%.

Waterford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,693$59,856$44,194
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,893$67,083$21,324
Some College$62,361$54,440$76,053
Bachelors Degree$38,194$$42,500
Graduate Degree$59,818$75,430$58,173

$55,693

Average Earnings

$59,856

Average Male

$44,194

Average Female

Waterford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterford Language by Age

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Waterford Language

92.48% of Waterford residents speak only English, while 7.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Waterford Language

Waterford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,25832914.57%
Black14496.25%
OtherNaN%

12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterford is White, with 14.57% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Waterford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.46%
High School15.60%
Some College3.93%
Bachelors or Greater7.43%

Waterford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed5.21%
Female Employed4.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waterford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,014$70,168
Families$82,500$84,949
Married Families$107,571-
Non Families$32,450$47,800
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Income by Household Type

Waterford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterford Married by Age and Sex

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Waterford 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 35-44.

Waterford Marital Status by Race

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Waterford Marital Status

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323

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War85
Vietnam133
Korea25
World War II7

Waterford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3491
35 to 5414
55 to 6423
65 to 7454
75+141

Waterford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25312.07%
Black137.69%
2+ Races5760.00%
Hispanic6350.00%

Waterford Veterans by Race

Waterford Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterford Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Waterford Employment by Age

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Waterford Employment by Race

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Waterford 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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65.95%

Born in Waterford

94.49%

Native Born

5.51%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.49% of Waterford residents were born in the United States, with 65.95% having been born in Connecticut. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waterford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,8870.00%
20112,677-210-7.27%
20122,7981214.52%
20133,0752779.90%
20142,994-81-2.63%
20152,948-46-1.54%
20163,0941464.95%
20172,785-309-9.99%
20182,796110.39%
20193,0082127.58%
20203,0080.00%
20213,0080.00%
20223,0080.00%

Waterford Population by Year