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Waterford, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Waterford Census Designated Place had a population of 2,864 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Waterford is located at latitude 41.3463 and longitude -72.1293 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Waterford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Waterford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378344) 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 Waterford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Waterford, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,864
Population in Households 2,787
Population in Familes 2,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 1,517
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,199
Average Household Income $85,645
Per Capita Income $39,036

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $258,516
Average Home Value $243,782
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 756
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.12%
Households -0.05% -0.14%
Families 0.39% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.82%

Waterford, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterford 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 # 85 41st
Population Density # 67 54th
Diversity Index # 50 65th
Median Household Income # 101 30th
Per Capita Income # 82 43rd

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