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Newington, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Newington Census Designated Place had a population of 31,077 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Newington is located at latitude 41.687 and longitude -72.7308 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Newington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Newington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377836) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Newington Census Designated Place is located within Town of Newington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Newington, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,077
Population in Households 30,580
Population in Familes 24,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 497
Population Density1 2,365
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 12,737
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 8,322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,962 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,775 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $227,143
Average Home Value $240,080


Median Household Income $75,231
Average Household Income $89,398
Per Capita Income $37,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.26%
Households 0.24% 0.23%
Families 0.15% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newington, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newington to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 85th
Population Density1 # 42 71st
Diversity Index2 # 39 73rd
Median Household Income # 63 56th
Per Capita Income # 78 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.