Income/capita 27%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 63%
IndexNew LondonConnecticutNational
Income per capita$21,638$39,906$29,829
Median household income$35,357$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,017$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,656$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$23,556$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$18,419$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.2%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in New London is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in New London is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New London is 63% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in New London is 86% higher than the national average

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      New London employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector15.2%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%12.3%
      Public administration4.1%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%1.4%
      Education, health & social services18.7%43.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fenwick, CT78$210,625281%
      Fishers Island, NY303$152,652176%
      Groton Long Point, CT477$105,00090%
      Noank, CT1,889$99,84480%
      Mystic, CT4,241$85,44654%
      New London, CT27,218$35,35736%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Deer Park, NY27,223$84,94654%
      Anderson, SC27,206$31,61343%
      West Islip, NY27,231$111,970102%
      Lindenhurst, NY27,234$83,59451%
      Glen Cove, NY27,246$73,67333%
      New London, CT27,218$35,35736%
      Source: The New London, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).