According to the most recent Stonington Connecticut demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Stonington shows it has a Population 2021 of 932 which is less than most other places in the metro area. The city with the highest population in the area is Westerly CDP which shows a population of 18,241 ( quite a bit bigger). Figure 3 uses the Stonington population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Stonington Connecticut shows very little difference.
The total Stonington Connecticut greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Stonington depicts it has a Population Change of 0.3% which is less than most other places in the greater region.
Looking at the Stonington population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Stonington Connecticut depicts it has 2,667 people per square mile which is at the top of all other places in the greater Stonington region. The next lower population density is Pawcatuck CDP approximately three-fourths the size with population density of 1,578. Figure 6 provides Stonington demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Stonington shows it has a Median Age of 60.0 which is the second most median age of all the places in the greater Stonington region. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Misquamicut CDP which shows an age of 63.0 (only about 5.0% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Stonington population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Stonington Connecticut has one of the largest proportions of people between 60 and 69 years old at 29.3% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Mystic CDP with 29.7%. Figure 9 shows the Stonington Connecticut Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Stonington depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 8.5% which is ranked #1 of all places in the greater Stonington region.
Stonington Connecticut Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Stonington has the largest proportion of never married percent at 22% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent divorced at 4% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Stonington households. Stonington shows it has a Family Size of 2.6 which is in the mid range of other places in the metropolitan area. The city with the highest average family size in the area is Watch Hill CDP which shows an average family size of 3.4 (28.7% larger).
Looking at Stonington households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Stonington depicts it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is in the mid range of other places in the greater region. The city with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Noank CDP which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 93% (20.4% larger).
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Stonington households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Stonington depicts it has a Total Single People of 53% which is the third most percent single people of all other places in the greater Stonington region. The city with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Watch Hill CDP which depicts a percent single of 65% (22.4% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Stonington is only about 5.1% larger. Also, in comparison with the state of Connecticut, percent of people who are single for any reason of 51%, Stonington is only about 2.9% larger.
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Stonington residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Stonington Connecticut has the largest proportion of citizens born In US at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 4% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 60% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Mystic CDP with 74%. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 31% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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