Pawcatuck, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pawcatuck, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Pawcatuck Census Designated Place had a population of 5,623 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pawcatuck is located at latitude 41.3739 and longitude -71.8564 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Pawcatuck Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Pawcatuck Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377850) 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 Pawcatuck Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stonington, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pawcatuck 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 Pawcatuck: Paquatuck, Paucatuck, Pawcatuck Bridge, Pawcatuck Village, Pawcatucket, Pawkeatucket.

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


Total Population 5,623
Population in Households 5,621
Population in Familes 4,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,648
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,513
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,491
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,445 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,068 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $280,246
Average Home Value $307,474


Median Household Income $57,544
Average Household Income $77,011
Per Capita Income $33,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.11%
Households 0.02% 0.1%
Families 0.57% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Pawcatuck, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pawcatuck 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 # 58 60th
Population Density1 # 62 57th
Diversity Index2 # 97 33rd
Median Household Income # 99 31st
Per Capita Income # 91 37th

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