Voluntown, Connecticut

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Voluntown, Connecticut

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Comparative Profile of Voluntown, Connecticut

Comparing Voluntown 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 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 5 1
Age of the Population 4 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Portion of People Married 9 6
Average Household Size 8 8


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to State
College Educated Adults 7 2


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to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9

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Voluntown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles W of Warwick, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06351, 06384
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.57
Longitude -71.87

Voluntown Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Station GROTON
Distance 17.4 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 18.5 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
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Voluntown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,528 100%
Male 1,290 51%
Female 1,238 49%
Under 18 671 26.5%
18+ 1,857 73.5%
65+ 241 9.5%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.05
White 2,443 96.6%
African-American 14 0.6%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 25 1%
Other 10 0.4%
Mixed Race 29 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 1.2%

Estimated Voluntown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,631
Growth 103
Growth % 4.1%

Voluntown 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 13.2%
French Canadian 12.5%
Irish 11.5%
US/American 9.2%
French (except Basque) 8.9%
Polish 8%
Italian 7.6%
German 7.3%
Finnish 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.3%
Swedish 2%
Scottish 1.6%
Russian 1.1%
Greek 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
European 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Haitian 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Lebanese 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Glasgo (06384)

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Voluntown Public Libraries

Voluntown Public Library
Voluntown, Connecticut
(860) 376-0485

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