Jewett City, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jewett City, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jewett City had a population of 3,730 as of July 1, 2017. Jewett City ranks in the upper 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 Jewett City is located at latitude 41.6072 and longitude -71.9798 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jewett City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Borough of Jewett City (GNIS ID: 2378278) 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 Jewett City is located within Town of Griswold, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jewett City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jewett City: Pachaug City.

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Jewett City, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,730
Daytime Population: Workers 584
Daytime Population: Residents 1,927
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,511
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 3,717
Population in Familes 2,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 5,293
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $44,585
Average Household Income $58,480
Per Capita Income $24,456


Total Housing Units 1,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 980 (56.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $162,022
Average Home Value $169,251


Total Households 1,554
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 890
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 0.76%
Households 0.81% 0.67%
Families 0.73% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Jewett City, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewett City to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 72 50th
Population Density # 8 95th
Diversity Index # 45 69th
Median Household Income # 133 7th
Per Capita Income # 131 8th

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