Niantic, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Niantic, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Niantic Census Designated Place had a population of 3,266 as of July 1, 2016. Niantic ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Niantic is located at latitude 41.3167 and longitude -72.1999 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Niantic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 2.05 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Niantic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377839) 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 Niantic Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Lyme, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niantic 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 Niantic: Nehantic, Nehantucket.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,266
Population in Households 3,195
Population in Familes 2,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 2,194
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,578
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 846
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $287,273
Average Home Value $332,459
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,660
Average Household Income $90,607
Per Capita Income $43,988
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.63%
Households 0.83% 0.63%
Families 0.66% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Niantic, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niantic 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 # 76 47th
Population Density1 # 46 68th
Diversity Index2 # 112 23rd
Median Household Income # 84 42nd
Per Capita Income # 50 65th

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