Stonington, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stonington, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stonington had a population of 927 as of July 1, 2017. Stonington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Stonington is located at latitude 41.3348 and longitude -71.8995 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stonington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Borough of Stonington (GNIS ID: 2378292) 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 Stonington is located within Town of Stonington, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stonington 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 Stonington: Mistick, Pawcatuck, Southertown, Stonington Village.

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


Total Population 927
Daytime Population: Workers 860
Daytime Population: Residents 384
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,244
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 927
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,653
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $79,096
Average Household Income $131,319
Per Capita Income $74,796


Total Housing Units 788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $737,705
Average Home Value $777,920


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 236
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 -0.03% 0.13%
Households -0.08% 0.04%
Families -0.23% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Stonington, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stonington 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 # 132 8th
Population Density # 34 77th
Diversity Index # 136 6th
Median Household Income # 61 58th
Per Capita Income # 10 94th

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