North Stonington, Connecticut

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North Stonington, Connecticut

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North Stonington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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College Educated Adults
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Top 12% North Stonington College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of North Stonington, Connecticut

Comparing North Stonington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
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to State
College Educated Adults 9 4


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to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9

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North Stonington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Warwick, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06359
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.44
Longitude -71.881

North Stonington Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GROTON
Distance 10.1 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
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 53 F
Jul Temp 64 to 77 F
Oct Temp 49 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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North Stonington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,991 100%
Male 2,509 50.3%
Female 2,482 49.7%
Under 18 1,255 25.1%
18+ 3,736 74.9%
65+ 519 10.4%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 4,707 94.3%
African-American 30 0.6%
Asian 53 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 103 2.1%
Other 11 0.2%
Mixed Race 87 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 72 1.4%

Estimated North Stonington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,218
Growth 227
Growth % 4.5%

North Stonington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 15.7%
English 15.6%
US/American 10.9%
German 9.3%
Italian 8.9%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Scottish 4.6%
Polish 3.7%
French Canadian 3.2%
Portuguese 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Welsh 1.9%
Greek 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
British 0.8%
Finnish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
European 0.4%
West Indian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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North Stonington Public Libraries

Wheeler Library
101 MAIN ST.
North Stonington, Connecticut
(860) 535-0383
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North Stonington High Schools (2004)

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Serves 272 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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North Stonington Colleges

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