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The Colchester Census Designated Place had a population of 4,727 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Colchester is located at latitude 41.5757 and longitude -72.332 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Colchester Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||4,727 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,571 (96.7%)|
|Population in Families||3,609 (76.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||156 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$73,484|
|Average Household Income||$88,261|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$36,122|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,173 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,234 (56.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||759 (34.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||180 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$219,710|
|Average Home Value||$242,018|
|Housing Affordability Index3||173|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.47%|
|Per Capita Income||1.07%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.29%|
The table below compares Colchester to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 93||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 79||45th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 111||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 95||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 82||43rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.