New London County

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New London County, Connecticut

70 Huntington St
New London, CT 06320
Phone: (860) 443-5363
Fax: (860) 442-7703

In southeastern CT on Long Island Sound and east of the Connecticut River. Original county, organized May 10, 1666. Name Origin: For the city in England

Area (sq mi):: 771.66 (land 665.91; water 105.75) Population per square mile: 400.40
Population 2005: 266,618 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 259,088 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 2.00%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $24,678; median household $50,646; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,810-$35,147
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Norwich County seat (36,645)
  • New London County seat (26,319)

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