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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Social Statistics

New London, Connecticut

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,163100.0
Nursery school, preschool4335.3
Kindergarten4235.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,81934.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,07513.2
College or graduate school3,41341.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,348100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2518.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,06713.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,09133.2
Some college, no degree2,95819.3
Associate degree9736.3
Bachelor's degree1,62110.6
Graduate or professional degree1,3879.0
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,587100.0
Never married8,07039.2
Now married, except separated7,85238.1
Separated6293.1
Widowed1,3696.6
Female
1,0605.1
Divorced2,66713.0
Female
1,4737.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years447100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22049.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,786100.0
Civilian veterans2,64714.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,966100.0
With a disability5899.9
Population 21 to 64 years13,814100.0
With a disability3,59126.0
Percent employed
57.8(X)
No disability10,22374.0
Percent employed
76.7(X)
Population 65 years and over2,892100.0
With a disability1,30845.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,964100.0
Same house in 19959,70240.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,99954.2
Same county
7,30830.5
Different county
5,69123.7
Same state
1,1114.6
Different state
4,58019.1
Elsewhere in 19951,2635.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,671100.0
Native23,17390.3
Born in United States
21,18582.5
State of residence
12,00646.8
Different state
9,17935.8
Born outside United States
1,9887.7
Foreign born2,4989.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,3305.2
Naturalized citizen
1,0174.0
Not a citizen
1,4815.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,498100.0
Europe65626.3
Asia42116.9
Africa833.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,26350.6
Northern America753.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,964100.0
English only18,30176.4
Language other than English5,66323.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,1899.1
Spanish
4,06016.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6186.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,1985.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4001.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2811.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1290.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,671100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,788112.1
Arab1040.4
Czech11230.5
Danish600.2
Dutch1250.5
English2,2168.6
French (except Basque)11,0444.1
French Canadian15572.2
German1,8677.3
Greek2481.0
Hungarian1100.4
Irish13,57413.9
Italian3,00211.7
Lithuanian1000.4
Norwegian1360.5
Polish1,0924.3
Portuguese2631.0
Russian3851.5
Scotch-Irish4511.8
Scottish4821.9
Slovak370.1
Subsaharan African3151.2
Swedish3021.2
Swiss160.1
Ukrainian1020.4
United States or American6302.5
Welsh1370.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6222.4
Other ancestries10,68841.6
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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