New Preston, CT

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2022 Population
1,026
11.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.9
15.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
24.1%
53.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$85,357
20.6% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$382,100
6.07% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, New Preston, CT had a population of 1.03k people with a median age of 48.9 and a median household income of $85,357. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of New Preston, CT grew from 923 to 1,026, a 11.2% increase and its median household income declined from $107,500 to $85,357, a −20.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Preston, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (17.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.51%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.12%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%).

None of the households in New Preston, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in New Preston, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in New Preston, CT was $382,100, and the homeownership rate was 79.5%.

Most people in New Preston, CT worked at home, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in New Preston, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

New Preston, CT is home to a population of 1.03k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.31% of New Preston, CT residents were born outside of the country (75 people).

In 2022, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (752 people) in New Preston, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 176 Two+ (Hispanic) and 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of New Preston, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in New Preston, CT was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Preston, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    752 ± 234
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    176 ± 237
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    36 ± 39
17.2%
Hispanic Population
176 people

In 2022, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (752 people) in New Preston, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 176 Two+ (Hispanic) and 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.2% of the people in New Preston, CT are hispanic (176 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
75 people
5.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
53 people

As of 2022, 7.31% of New Preston, CT residents (75 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Preston, CT was 5.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7 ± 21
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18

New Preston, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, NaNy times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of New Preston, CT employs 487 people. The largest industries in New Preston, CT are Educational Services (115 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (83 people), and Retail Trade (65 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($250,001), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($250,001), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($74,464).

Occupations

487
2022 Value
± 211
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 50%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Preston, CT grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 437 employees to 487 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Preston, CT, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (140 people), Management Occupations (100 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (57 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Preston, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

487
2022 Value
± 211
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 50%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Preston, CT grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 437 employees to 487 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Preston, CT, are Educational Services (115 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (83 people), and Retail Trade (65 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Preston, CT, though some of these residents may live in New Preston, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,558
Median earning men ± $20,848
$59,286
Median earning women ± $91,229

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,462) and Retail Trade ($23,913).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,646), Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,071), and Retail Trade ($9,904).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Preston, CT was $382,100 in 2022, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $406,800 to $382,100, a 6.07% decrease. The homeownership rate in New Preston, CT is 79.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in New Preston, CT have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they worked at home. Car ownership in New Preston, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$382,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$46,750
$334
Median Property Taxes
±$111

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Preston, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in New Preston, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.5% of the housing units in New Preston, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 87.8%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in New Preston, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$85,357
Median Household Income
± $59,786
420
Number of Households
± 143

In 2022, the median household income of the 420 households in New Preston, CT declined from $85,357 from the previous year's value of $107,500.

The following chart displays the households in New Preston, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Preston, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Worked At Home (47.8%)
  2. Drove Alone (40.3%)
  3. Taxi (6.37%)

In 2022, 47.8% of workers in New Preston, CT worked at home, followed by those who drove alone to work (40.3%) and those who used a taxi to get to work (6.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Preston, CT have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.44% of the workforce in New Preston, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in New Preston, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Preston, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Preston, CT (247 out of 1.03k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Preston, CT is Two Or More, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.8% of the population of New Preston, CT has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Litchfield County, CT see 1717 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.464% decrease from the previous year (1725 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1509 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 347 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,717 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Litchfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Litchfield County, CT see an average of 1,717 patients per year. This represents a 0.464% decrease from the previous year (1,725 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Litchfield County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 11.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 37.8% were men and 62.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.24%
Uninsured
39.6%
Employer Coverage
26.9%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Preston, CT declined by 26.1% from 3.03% to 2.24%.

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