This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, New London has a low population density. New London is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
New London, CT is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. New London has a population density of 4,629, with 25,634 current residents.
Out of the 25,634 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 41% of the residents are married and 59% are single.
- 56% Sun
- 48% Rain
- 24% Snow
50°F average temperature
- 62 years Median home age
- $106,030 Median home price
- -18.1% Home appreciation rate
- 15.98% Annual property tax
As for living in New London, the air quality is 41% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 48% rainy, and 24% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in New London, you should know that 32.5% of homes are owned while 54.2% of homes are rented, and 13.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $106,030, the median age of homes is 62 years, the annual home appreciation is -18.10% and the annual property tax is 15.98%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of New London, it’s important to determine the crime rate. New London’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in New London is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 59.88% Democratic, 38.83% Republican, and 1.29% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:15
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
78%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at New London, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.40% of residents are unemployed in New London (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed New London residents: 6.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 20.95% are in the arts and sciences field, 28% are in the customer service field, 26% are in the sales field, 0.14% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 11.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 77.70%, 6.21% of residents have an associate’s degree, 10.35% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 8.89% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in New London, you should be aware that the average commute time is 19 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of New London have a few different options. 66% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.