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The Borough of Groton Long Point had a population of 541 as of July 1, 2022. Groton Long Point 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 Groton Long Point is located at latitude 41.3145 and longitude -72.0079 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Groton Long Point encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Borough of Groton Long Point 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 Groton Long Point is located within Town of Groton, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.


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Groton Long Point, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 541 (100%)
Population in Households 541 (100.0%)
Population in Families 437 (80.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,266
Diversity Index2 19
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $126,199
Average Household Income $201,554
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $99,856
Wealth Index5 305
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 (50.6%)
Median Home Value $677,296
Average Home Value $752,872
Housing Affordability Index3 80
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 307
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 2.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.92% -0.26%
Households -0.72% -0.33%
Families   -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Groton Long Point, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Groton Long Point to the other 215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 184 15th
Population Density # 104 52nd
Median Household Income # 64 71st
Housing Affordability Index # 41 19th
Per Capita Income # 19 92nd
Diversity Index # 209 3rd

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