Niantic, CT

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2022 Population
3,497
7.93% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
57.2
1.96% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.22%
10.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$82,398
6.64% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$376,900
21.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Niantic, CT had a population of 3.5k people with a median age of 57.2 and a median household income of $82,398. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Niantic, CT grew from 3,240 to 3,497, a 7.93% increase and its median household income grew from $77,270 to $82,398, a 6.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Niantic, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.372%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.372%).

None of the households in Niantic, 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.

98.1% of the residents in Niantic, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Niantic, CT was $376,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Niantic, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Niantic, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Niantic, CT is home to a population of 3.5k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.95% of Niantic, CT residents were born outside of the country (138 people).

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.26k people) in Niantic, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 163 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 40 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Niantic, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Niantic, CT was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Niantic, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.26k ± 490
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    163 ± 140
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    40 ± 56
0.543%
Hispanic Population
19 people

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.26k people) in Niantic, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 163 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 40 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.543% of the people in Niantic, CT are hispanic (19 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.95%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
138 people
4.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
143 people

As of 2022, 3.95% of Niantic, CT residents (138 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 Niantic, CT was 4.41%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    113 ± 111
  2. Vietnam
    72 ± 55
  3. Korea
    38 ± 36

Niantic, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Niantic, CT employs 1.62k people. The largest industries in Niantic, CT are Educational Services (370 people), Retail Trade (289 people), and Manufacturing (201 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($137,411), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($101,406), and Manufacturing ($98,131).

Occupations

1.62k
2022 Value
± 338
−2%
1 Year decline
± 29.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Niantic, CT declined at a rate of −2%, from 1.65k employees to 1.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Niantic, CT, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (253 people), Management Occupations (224 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (196 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Niantic, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.62k
2022 Value
± 338
−2%
1 Year decline
± 29.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Niantic, CT declined at a rate of −2%, from 1.65k employees to 1.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Niantic, CT, are Educational Services (370 people), Retail Trade (289 people), and Manufacturing (201 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Niantic, CT, though some of these residents may live in Niantic, 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

$85,601
Median earning men ± $53,341
$33,769
Median earning women ± $14,511

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($97,764), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($95,069), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($137,411), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,647), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,167).

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Niantic, CT was $376,900 in 2022, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $311,300 to $376,900, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Niantic, CT is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Niantic, CT have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Niantic, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$376,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$34,956
$1,089
Median Property Taxes
±$209

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 Niantic, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2022
57.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.5% of the housing units in Niantic, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$82,398
Median Household Income
± $16,005
1.57k
Number of Households
± 310

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.57k households in Niantic, CT grew to $82,398 from the previous year's value of $77,270.

The following chart displays the households in Niantic, 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 Niantic, 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. Drove Alone (71.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.9%)
  3. Carpooled (8.4%)

In 2022, 71.7% of workers in Niantic, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.9%) and those who carpooled to work (8.4%).

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

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Niantic, CT have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.644% of the workforce in Niantic, 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 Niantic, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Niantic, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Niantic, CT (180 out of 3.45k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Niantic, CT is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

95.7% of the population of Niantic, CT has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 25.3% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New London County, CT see 1551 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.584% increase from the previous year (1542 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1280 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 236 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,551 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New London County, CT

Primary care physicians in New London County, CT see an average of 1,551 patients per year. This represents a 0.584% increase from the previous year (1,542 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New London 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 12.1% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 33.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.7% were men and 54.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.26%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
25.3%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Niantic, CT grew by 44.8% from 2.94% to 4.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Niantic, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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