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The Niantic Census Designated Place had a population of 3,174 as of July 1, 2020. Niantic 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 Niantic is located at latitude 41.3254 and longitude -72.1931 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Niantic Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 2.05 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The Niantic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377839) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Niantic: Nehantic, Nehantucket.
|Total Population||3,174 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,112 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||2,189 (69.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||62 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$69,401|
|Average Household Income||$96,914|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,183|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,934 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||982 (50.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||573 (29.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||379 (19.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$289,160|
|Average Home Value||$355,963|
|Housing Affordability Index3||138|
|Average Household Size||2.0|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.04%|
The table below compares Niantic 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||# 80||45th|
|Population Density||# 47||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 89||38th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 73||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 61||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 118||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.