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New Preston, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The New Preston Census Designated Place had a population of 1,200 as of July 1, 2018. New Preston ranks in the lower 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 New Preston is located at latitude 41.6751 and longitude -73.3518 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the New Preston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 666 feet.

The New Preston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377838) 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 New Preston Census Designated Place is located within Town of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Preston: New Preston Village, North Purchase, Raumaug.

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New Preston, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,200
Population in Households 1,195
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $66,510
Average Household Income $103,222
Per Capita Income $44,239


Total Housing Units 708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $496,842
Average Home Value $648,757


Total Households 513
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% -0.12%
Households 0.21% -0.12%
Families 0.11% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

New Preston, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Preston to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 124 14th
Population Density # 140 2nd
Diversity Index # 103 28th
Median Household Income # 86 40th
Per Capita Income # 65 55th

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