Jewett City, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jewett City, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jewett City had a population of 3,661 as of July 1, 2016. Jewett City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jewett City is located at latitude 41.6072 and longitude -71.9798 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jewett City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Borough of Jewett City (GNIS ID: 2378278) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Borough of Jewett City is located within Town of Griswold, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jewett City: Pachaug City.

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


Total Population 3,661
Population in Households 3,647
Population in Familes 2,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 5,195
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,529
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 877
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 958 (55.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $150,481
Average Home Value $157,180


Median Household Income $41,759
Average Household Income $55,635
Per Capita Income $23,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.56%
Households 0.68% 0.54%
Families 0.62% 0.52%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.25%
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.

Jewett City, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewett City 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 # 72 50th
Population Density1 # 9 94th
Diversity Index2 # 44 69th
Median Household Income # 134 6th
Per Capita Income # 132 8th

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