Norwich, CT

40,057 Population
28.1 square miles 1,427.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
 
Population Density
1,427.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.2%
was 46.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.3%
was 14.4%
 
Percent Under 18
22.4%
was 22.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.0%
was 13.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 7.2
Ranked 6th Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
15.8%
was 15.7%
 
Median Household Income
$51,758
was $50,078
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.6
43.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5
was 2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
316.8
was 321.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,559.2
was 2,475.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
18,703
was 18,310
 
Median Rent
$965
was $941
 
Total Building Permits
27
was 46
 
Occupied Housing Units
16,017
was 16,080
 
Homeownership Rate
50.6%
was 52.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
27
was 46
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
666.5
was 652.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.3%
was 22.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 98.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 85.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.3%
was 17.4%
 

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