Stonington, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Stonington, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stonington had a population of 911 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.3359 and longitude -71.9059 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stonington 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stonington: Mistick, Pawcatuck, Southertown, Stonington Village.

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


Total Population 911
Population in Households 911
Population in Familes 589
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,607
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $85,274
Average Household Income $138,856
Per Capita Income $79,412


Total Housing Units 788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $814,423
Average Home Value $787,545


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 231
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 -0.24% -0.22%
Households -0.23% -0.27%
Families -0.46% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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, 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 # 132 8th
Population Density # 33 77th
Diversity Index # 136 6th
Median Household Income # 49 66th
Per Capita Income # 8 95th

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