The Colchester Census Designated Place had a population of 4,839 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Colchester is located at latitude 41.5778 and longitude -72.3329 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Colchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.
The Colchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378348) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,660|
|Population in Familes||3,692|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||179|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,144 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,220 (56.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||789 (36.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||135 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$226,498|
|Average Home Value||$243,443|
|Median Household Income||$65,157|
|Average Household Income||$79,635|
|Per Capita Income||$33,051|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.36%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
The table below compares Colchester 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.
|Total Population||# 62||57th|
|Population Density1||# 91||37th|
|Diversity Index2||# 76||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 80||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 92||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.