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Overview

Introduction to Montville, Connecticut

Montville, Connecticut, in New London county, is 30 miles SE of Manchester, Connecticut and 83 miles SW ofBoston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the New London - Norwich metropolitan area with.

Montville History

This area was originally a part of New London. It was settled in by Europeans for the first time in 1646. At that time, it was known as Pequot, after the original inhabitants of this area, the Pequot Indians. Its name was changed to North Parish in 1658. It was renamed Montville in 1786, when it was officially incorporated as a town.

Montville and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Shantok
  • Raymond-Bradford Homestead
  • Stoddard Hill State Park
  • Norwich Golf Club
  • Lake Konomoc
  • Submarine Force Museum

Things To Do In Montville

Strolling around Montville, one will see a number of places of historic interest. The Mohegan Tribal Reservation is an interesting place to visit, as it is home to a famous resort casino. There is also ample parkland, ponds and lakes in the area, which are great for a variety of recreational and fitness activities.

Montville Transportation

Bradley International is the closest major airport.

Montville Higher Education

Eastern Connecticut State University, the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,505
Male Share of the Population54%
Female Share of the Population46%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+9,274
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married48.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$41,393
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,345

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,623
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone21.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,023
Median House Value$191,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.4%
Irish16.4%
Italian16.4%
Polish11.5%
English9.6%
French Except Basque7.2%
Canadian3.4%
Swedish2.8%
Russian2.2%
Scottish1.7%
Portuguese1.7%
Dutch1.3%
Greek1.1%
West Indian0.8%
Austrian0.7%
African0.6%
Haitian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Estonian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovak0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Montville Almanac

CategoryValue
County New London County
Standard Zip Codes6353
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.46
Approximate Longitude-72.15

Montville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNORWICH PUB UTIL PLANT
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches
StationGROTON
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 56 F
Jul Temp63 to 81 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationMANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Montville Public Schools

Learn Pathways Program
238 Maple Avenue
ZIP: 6353
Other
Total Enrollment 3
Palmer Academy
Maple Avenue
ZIP: 6353
High
Total Enrollment 27
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