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Pawcatuck, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Pawcatuck Census Designated Place had a population of 5,550 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pawcatuck is located at latitude 41.3773 and longitude -71.8337 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Pawcatuck Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Pawcatuck Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377850) 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 Pawcatuck Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stonington, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pawcatuck: Paquatuck, Paucatuck, Pawcatuck Bridge, Pawcatuck Village, Pawcatucket, Pawkeatucket.

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


Total Population 5,550
Population in Households 5,548
Population in Familes 4,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,627
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $61,339
Average Household Income $81,072
Per Capita Income $35,054


Total Housing Units 2,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,454 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,021 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $295,161
Average Home Value $315,048


Total Households 2,475
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,459
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 -0.16% -0.2%
Households -0.17% -0.24%
Families 0.17% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Pawcatuck, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pawcatuck 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 # 58 60th
Population Density # 63 56th
Diversity Index # 99 31st
Median Household Income # 97 32nd
Per Capita Income # 92 36th

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