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Overview

Introduction to New London, Wisconsin

New London, Wisconsin, in Waupaca county, is 18 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin and 102 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is home to some 7,085 residents.

New London History

The community changes its name to "New Dublin" for one week when its hosts festivals like the Irish Fest and Saint Patrick’s Day. The city of New London is home to the New London Public Museum, which was established in 1917.

New London and nearby Attractions

  • Outagamie Museum & Houdini Historical Center
  • Pioneer Memorial County Park
  • Houdini Historical Center
  • Heritage Hill State Park
  • Fox Cities Children’s Museum
  • Plamann County Park

Things To Do In New London

Local parks include the Pioneer Memorial County Park, Heritage Hill State Park, Hartman Creek State Park and Plamann County Park. The Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church, Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church and the First Congregational United Church of Christ are some of the nearby colleges and universities. The Eagle Creek Golf Club, the Reid Municipal Golf Course, the Winagamie Golf Course and the Chaska Golf Course are the local golf courses. Local festivals include Irish Fest, held every March, and Fall Family Fest, held every September.

New London Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.

New London Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College or at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

People

Total Population 7,129
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,274
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,964
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $632
Median House Value $111,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 11.1%

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

New London Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waupaca
Standard Zip Codes 54961
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.392
Longitude -88.739

New London 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 NEW LONDON
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Station CLINTONVILLE
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station WAUPACA
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Royalton (54961)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bear Creek 424 $46,625
Fremont 675 $66,406
Hortonville 2,708 $68,784
Manawa 1,332 $59,722
Shiocton 892 $54,808

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

New London Public Libraries

Library
New London Public Library
406 S. PEARL ST.
New London, Wisconsin
(920) 982-8519
Library Web Site

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