Stonington, Connecticut

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Stonington, Connecticut

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Stonington Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Stonington Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Stonington College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Stonington Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Stonington Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Stonington People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Stonington, Connecticut

Comparing 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 5 1
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 5
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Stonington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SW of Warwick, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06378
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.335
Longitude -71.906

Stonington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GROTON
Distance 6.7 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 20.5 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
Distance 29 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
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Stonington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,032 100%
Male 478 46.3%
Female 554 53.7%
Under 18 132 12.8%
18+ 900 87.2%
65+ 230 22.3%
Median Age 48.4
Average Family Size 2.54
White 1,000 96.9%
African-American 6 0.6%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 16 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1%

Estimated Stonington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,054
Growth 22
Growth % 2.1%

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
English 21.6%
Irish 17.3%
Italian 10.3%
Portuguese 8.8%
German 8.4%
US/American 6.8%
Polish 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scottish 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.4%
French Canadian 1.4%
Welsh 1.3%
Dutch 0.9%
European 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
British 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Latvian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stonington 1,032 $78,324
Groton 10,010 $43,859
Groton Long Point 667 $101,217
Mystic 4,001 $70,625
New London 25,671 $38,942
Niantic 3,085 $65,077
Norwich 36,117 $49,155
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Stonington High Schools (2004)

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Serves 705 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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Stonington Colleges

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