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People

Total Population 2,454
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 28.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,247
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 70.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 60.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,583
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 16.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,680
Median House Value $477,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 26.4%
Irish 21.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lyme Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Meriden, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06371
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.32
Longitude -72.3

Lyme Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GROTON
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station GREENPORT POWER HOUSE
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 66 to 80 F
Oct Temp 48 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station MIDDLETOWN 4 W (MERIDEN)
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 62 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lyme, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Lyme (06371)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Lyme Public Libraries

Library
Lyme Public Library
482 HAMBURG RD.
Lyme, Connecticut
(860) 434-2272

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