New London County, Connecticut Population 2021

New London County, Connecticut's estimated population is 263,048 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New London County, Connecticut is the 5th largest county inConnecticut. The 2010 Population was 274,004 and has seen a growth of -4.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021263,048-1,079-0.41%
2020264,127-1,079-0.41%
2019265,206-1,079-0.41%
2018266,285-1,134-0.42%
2017267,419-984-0.37%
2016268,403-1,233-0.46%
2015269,636-1,826-0.67%
2014271,462-1,514-0.55%
2013272,976-1,115-0.41%
2012274,0911,0540.39%
2011273,037-967-0.35%
2010274,00419,0477.47%
1990254,95716,5486.94%
1980238,4098,0613.50%
1970230,34844,60324.01%
1960185,74540,92428.26%
1950144,82119,59715.65%
1940125,2246,2585.26%
1930118,96614,35513.72%
1920104,61113,35814.64%
191091,2538,49510.26%
190082,7586,1247.99%
189076,6343,4824.76%
188073,1526,5829.89%
187066,5704,8397.84%
186061,7319,91019.12%
185051,8217,35816.55%
184044,4632,2625.36%
183042,2016,25817.41%
182035,9431,2363.56%
181034,707-176-0.50%
180034,8831,6835.07%
179033,2000.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.41%
Founded
1666 by Ernie Simmons
2010 Population
274,004
Growth Since 2010
-4.00%
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New London County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White215,89680.74%
Black or African American15,5375.81%
Two or More Races14,2715.34%
Asian11,0914.15%
Some Other Race8,8613.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6500.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.03%
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New London County, Connecticut Population by Race

New London County, Connecticut Population Pyramid $2021

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New London County, Connecticut Median Age

41.4


Total

39.3


Male

43.8


Female

New London County, Connecticut Adults

There are 214,989 adults, (47,421 of whom are seniors) in New London County, Connecticut.

New London County, Connecticut Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

New London County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

133,353

49.87%

Male

134,037

50.13%

New London County, Connecticut Population by Age

New London County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New London County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Male53.6%46.4%
All66.4%33.6%
Married83.6%16.4%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

New London County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All107,8272.3766.4
Married50,8372.9883.6
Non Family38,2131.2352.2
Female12,8073.146.2
Male5,9702.8653.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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New London County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7542.53%
9th to 12th Grade9,6715.15%
High School Graduate55,52529.54%
Some College39,35720.94%
Associates Degree16,0148.52%
Bachelors Degree34,49918.35%
Graduate Degree28,13714.97%
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New London County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New London County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White150,110141,82153,657
Hispanic15,15511,8612,504
Black10,3008,7821,654
Asian8,0067,0193,634
Other Race5,4744,292694
2+ Races5,3534,6941,090
Native American1,1111,048285
Islander8484

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.39%.

New London County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,992$56,625$36,006
Less Than 9th Grade$25,712$30,720$21,964
High School Graduate$35,562$44,063$26,776
Some College$42,587$54,142$32,253
Bachelors Degree$56,613$72,612$45,311
Graduate Degree$81,992$102,474$65,172

$45,992

Average Earnings

$56,625

Average Male

$36,006

Average Female

New London County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

New London County, Connecticut Language by Age

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New London County, Connecticut Language

86.40% of New London County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 13.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

New London County, Connecticut Language

New London County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White194,79413,2036.78%
Hispanic26,4045,36620.32%
Black13,8813,35924.20%
Other8,1932,56931.36%
Multiple13,3822,26716.94%
Asian10,8607977.34%
Native1,577915.77%
Islander841315.48%

9.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.27%

Male Poverty Rate

10.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New London County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in New London County, Connecticut is Other, with 31.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New London County, Connecticut is Native, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

New London County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.57%
High School10.72%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

New London County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.28%
Male Unemployed24.68%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed3.31%

New London County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New London County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,490$95,858
Families$91,499$113,375
Married Families$110,841$132,147
Non Families$45,959$59,162
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Income by Household Type

New London County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

New London County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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New London County, Connecticut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New London County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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New London County, Connecticut Marital Status

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21,834

Number of Veterans

20,267

Male Veterans

1,567

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,005
First Gulf War4,802
Second Gulf War4,639
Korea1,730
World War II807

New London County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,489
75+5,151
35 to 544,666
55 to 644,417
18 to 342,111

New London County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19,13511.11%
Black1,33911.47%
Hispanic1,2346.77%
2+ Races6839.71%
Other Race2744.18%
Asian2422.69%
Native American16111.79%

New London County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

New London County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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4.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

New London County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

New London County, Connecticut Employment by Age

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New London County, Connecticut Employment by Race

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New London County, Connecticut 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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51.77%

Born in New London County, Connecticut

91.34%

Native Born

8.66%

Foreign Born

3.81%

Non Citizen

4.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.34% of New London County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 51.77% having been born in Connecticut. 3.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New London County, Connecticut Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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