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New London County, Connecticut (CT)

County population in 2017: 269,033 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 259,088 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 52,421
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,097
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 66,548
Renter-occupied apartments: 34,539 (it was 33,287 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 666 sq. mi.

Water area: 105.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in New London County: 106.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.5%), Retail trade (14.3%), Educational, health and social services (14.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in New London County, CT (2017)
    • 202,89778.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 28,44411.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,7824.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,2504.3%Asian alone
    • 11,0174.3%Two or more races
    • 2,3200.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2440.09%Some other race alone
    • 790.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years
Males: 134,849  (50.1%)
Females: 134,184  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
New London County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,987 ($50,646 in 1999)
This county:

$71,987
Connecticut:

$74,168

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $908 (lower quartile is $707, upper quartile is $1,202)
This county:

$908
State:

$963


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $239,400 (it was $139,700 in 2000)
New London:

$239,400
Connecticut:

$273,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $170,100 - $342,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $320,680
Here:

$320,680
State:

$405,248

Townhouses or other attached units: $192,835
Here:

$192,835
State:

$255,988

In 2-unit structures: $418,426
Here:

$418,426
State:

$257,568

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,706
Here:

$240,706
State:

$220,956

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,256
Here:

$164,256
State:

$213,749

Mobile homes: $40,880
Here:

$40,880
State:

$156,769

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,790
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $738

Institutionalized population: 5,482
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Health of residents in New London County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
50.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
70.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
80.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is less than average.
21.3% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 740 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 904 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1999: 863 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2000: 814 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2001: 766 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2002: 845 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2003: 947 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2004: 987 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2005: 945 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2006: 801 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2007: 572 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2008: 308 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2009: 259 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2010: 285 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2011: 195 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2012: 261 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2013: 326 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2014: 288 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2015: 238 buildings, average cost: $240,900
  • 2016: 258 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2017: 226 buildings, average cost: $258,500
Number of permits per 10,000 New London, CT residents
Average permit cost in New London, CT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,429 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,394 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in New London, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in New London, CT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in New London, CT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
New London County:

8.2%
Connecticut:

9.6%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.6 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.6 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, American Indian residents: 33.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 38.2 years old)

Area name: Norwich-New London, CT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New London County is $704 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $815 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $998 a month.

Cities in this county include: Norwich, New London, Waterford, Montville, East Lyme, Ledyard, Colchester, Griswold, Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, Groton.

New London County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in New London County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 13.1 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Elkhart County, Indiana , Weber County, Utah , Huron County, Ohio , Porter County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Connecticut:

4.2%

Unemployment by year in New London, CT
County total employment by year in New London, CT
County average yearly wages by year in New London, CT

Current college students: 14,440
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 22,888 (68.5% naturalized citizens)

New London County:

8.5%
Whole state:

14.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,7592010 or later
  • 6,1152000 to 2009
  • 5,1061990 to 1999
  • 2,8441980 to 1989
  • 1,7481970 to 1979
  • 4,546Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.8%

New London County marital status for males New London County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 82,286
  • One, attached: 4,280
  • Two: 11,178
  • 3 or 4: 8,601
  • 5 to 9: 5,213
  • 10 to 19: 2,890
  • 20 to 49: 3,037
  • 50 or more: 4,321
  • Mobile homes: 1,598

Housing units in New London County with a mortgage: 48,834 (2,025 second mortgage, 7,370 home equity loan, 359 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23,178

Here:

67.6% with mortgage
State:

68.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New London County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
New London County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 264
This county:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
New London County:

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in New London County:

Average size of farms: 87 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $181,516
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $3753.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.09%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $160,587
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,033
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.32%
Vegetables: 379 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 265 acres

Earthquake activity:

New London County-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from New London County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from New London County center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 26, 2015 to January 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4213: April 08, 2015, FEMA Id: 4213, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Emergency Declared EM-3361: February 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 3361, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4106: March 21, 2013, FEMA Id: 4106, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3353: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3353, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4087: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4087, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3342: October 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 3342, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Connecticut Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4023: September 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 4023, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3331: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3331, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 11, 2011 to January 12, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1958: March 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 1958, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Connecticut Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to May 17, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1904: April 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1904, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in New London County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New London

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 111,068 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 12,202 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,517 (1.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 21 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 49 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 647 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 225 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 4,604 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 6,839 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • India (7%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New London County


  • Italian (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • French Canadian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in New London County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 3,698 people in state prisons
  • 2,787 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,145 people in nursing homes
  • 1,344 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 737 people in military ships
  • 340 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 175 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 163 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 146 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 120 people in religious group quarters
  • 77 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 72 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in halfway houses
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in military disciplinary barracks

People in group quarters in New London County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 3,509 people in state prisons
  • 2,983 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2,283 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,750 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 994 people in military ships
  • 459 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 227 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 214 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 130 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 89 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
  • 70 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,655.

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($62,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%


0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,769 average AGI)
New London County:

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

1.84% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($23,748 average AGI)
3.18% relocated from other states ($37,009 average AGI)
New London County:

3.18%
Connecticut average:

2.46%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windham County, CT  0.50% ($39,711 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($78,134)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($66,551)
from Washington County, RI  0.25% ($58,811)
from New Haven County, CT  0.25% ($63,218)
from Tolland County, CT  0.17% ($63,708)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.10% ($177,053)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($61,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%


0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
New London County:

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

1.64% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($16,130 average AGI)
4.14% relocated to other states ($43,851 average AGI)
New London County:

4.14%
Connecticut average:

3.28%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
to Washington County, RI  0.22% ($53,992)
to New Haven County, CT  0.22% ($78,920)
to Tolland County, CT  0.16% ($51,536)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.13% ($53,634)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in New London County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in New London County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in New London County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New London County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in New London County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in New London County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in New London County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in New London County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in New London County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 41,340 (35,205 aged, 6,135 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,801 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 26.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 11.9
  • Other - 14.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 35.2
  • Firearm - 28.7
  • Poisoning - 26.5
  • Other - 6.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 269,033
  • In family households: 209,921 (35,720 male householders, 33,479 female householders)
    51,497 spouses, 67,014 children (61,082 natural, 2,130 adopted, 3,802 stepchildren), 5,950 grandchildren, 1,624 brothers or sisters, 3,579 parents, 4,719 other relatives, 6,339 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 46,559 (19,484 male householders (15,363 living alone)), 18,546 female householders (15,282 living alone)), 8,529 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,553

Size of family households: 31,528 2-persons, 17,072 3-persons, 12,903 4-persons, 4,489 5-persons, 2,329 6-persons, 878 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 30,645 1-person, 6,776 2-persons, 286 3-persons, 224 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

29,917 married couples with children.
15,516 single-parent households (3,172 men, 12,344 women).

86.5% of residents of New London speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,098,527,000 ($19,134 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,792,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $691,793,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $312,006,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,506,000
Federal grants: $250,028,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,406,358,000 ($3,376,736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $433,836,000 ($330,436,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,828,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $146,200,000
Federal Government insurance: $616,950,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 16,333
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,776
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,261
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +999
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in New London County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 47.42 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in New London County, Connecticut
  • Year house built in New London County, Connecticut
  • 1,5582014 or later
  • 1,2252010 to 2013
  • 9,5072000 to 2009
  • 9,5811990 to 1999
  • 15,0061980 to 1989
  • 17,2431970 to 1979
  • 15,3891960 to 1969
  • 15,2581950 to 1959
  • 5,5151940 to 1949
  • 33,1221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in New London County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New London County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New London County, Connecticut
  • 451 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 1,3313 rooms
  • 4,8484 rooms
  • 12,6035 rooms
  • 18,5966 rooms
  • 12,2167 rooms
  • 10,7168 rooms
  • 11,5289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New London County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New London County, Connecticut
  • 8201 room
  • 2,6812 rooms
  • 7,0553 rooms
  • 9,5554 rooms
  • 7,4265 rooms
  • 4,0676 rooms
  • 1,5977 rooms
  • 1,2158 rooms
  • 8019+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New London County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New London County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New London County, Connecticut
  • 45no bedroom
  • 1,8311 bedroom
  • 13,8122 bedrooms
  • 36,2353 bedrooms
  • 16,7564 bedrooms
  • 3,3335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New London County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New London County, Connecticut
  • 1,068no bedroom
  • 10,7701 bedroom
  • 13,4072 bedrooms
  • 7,9013 bedrooms
  • 1,6944 bedrooms
  • 3775+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in New London County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New London County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New London County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,992no vehicle
  • 16,3411 vehicle
  • 31,0542 vehicles
  • 15,3233 vehicles
  • 5,0094 vehicles
  • 2,2935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New London County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New London County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,789no vehicle
  • 20,0421 vehicle
  • 8,5672 vehicles
  • 2,2853 vehicles
  • 1744 vehicles
  • 3605+ vehicles

87.9% of New London County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Connecticut.

New London County:

87.9%
State average:

88.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 138,623
  • Other state: 101,486
  • Northeast: 62,916
  • Midwest: 11,417
  • South: 17,467
  • West: 9,686
Year householders moved into unit in New London County, CT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in New London County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 33.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.9%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,438
Here:

9.7%
Connecticut:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,012
Here:

7.2%
Connecticut:

12.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,523
Here:

42.1%
Connecticut:

32.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,161
  • Number of aged recipients: 270
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,891
  • Number of recipients under 18: 416
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,181
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 564
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,133
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,411
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 62 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,000$200,8041,250$211,7006,107$209,504841$95,76513$886,538472$240,33140$54,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED56$188,46495$255,263501$216,82669$90,6524$1,063,25039$283,7448$40,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED171$183,211255$168,6392,188$219,552349$70,5273$1,803,333183$221,84734$50,706
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN94$185,170140$213,6861,309$218,81597$109,6707$5,217,42987$229,0348$101,125
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$193,86426$160,346320$222,71925$147,9600$019$223,2637$58,143
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 54 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED177$239,655102$246,0101$329,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$240,07354$260,8332$279,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED73$232,50749$301,7351$352,0001$275,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$237,11818$291,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$232,0002$194,5002$208,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New London, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New London, CT - Value
Most common first names in New London County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,23881.5 years
John2,20374.6 years
William1,61974.1 years
Joseph1,39276.0 years
Robert1,09870.7 years
Helen1,05280.4 years
George1,00975.8 years
James95572.0 years
Charles93975.6 years
Anna78683.1 years
Most common last names in New London County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith56076.8 years
Brown36075.0 years
Johnson35877.4 years
Sullivan24376.1 years
Davis19475.0 years
Clark19176.4 years
Miller19176.2 years
Murphy18877.0 years
Williams18377.0 years
Jones17476.0 years
Businesses in New London County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Justice1
AT&T6KFC3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts4Kohl's2
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
AmericInn1La-Z-Boy5
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture3
Applebee's1LensCrafters1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
Audi1Macy's1
AutoZone3Marriott4
BMW1Marshalls1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets22
Bath & Body Works2Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's12
Ben & Jerry's1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity2
Brookstone2New Balance5
Burger King5New York & Co1
CVS8Nike5
Cache1Nissan2
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet4Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's2Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread3
Coldwater Creek1Payless3
Comfort Inn1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Curves6Pier 1 Imports2
DHL2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen5Quality1
Days Inn2Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack5
Decora Cabinetry6Ramada2
Domino's Pizza2Raymour & Flanigan1
DressBarn1Red Roof Inn1
Dressbarn2Rite Aid8
Dunkin Donuts47Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge2Ruby Tuesday2
Express1Sears3
Famous Footwear2Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx33Sprint Nextel4
Finish Line1Staples2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks8
Foot Locker1Stop & Shop6
Ford4Subaru3
Forever 211Subway27
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Super 81
GNC7T-Mobile10
GameStop5T.J.Maxx2
Gap1Taco Bell3
Goodwill8Talbots1
Gymboree1Target2
H&M1Toyota2
H&R Block8Toys"R"Us3
Hilton4True Value5
Holiday Inn3U-Haul13
Hollister Co.1UPS41
Home Depot3Verizon Wireless4
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
Howard Johnson2Volkswagen1
Hyatt1Walgreens3
Hyundai1Walmart4
JCPenney1Wendy's5
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal1
Johnny Rockets1Wine & Spirits3
Jones New York10World Gym1
Journeys1YMCA1

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  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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