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Newington, Connecticut

Newington is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 29,306.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.1 km² (13.2 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 29,306 people, 12,014 households, and 8,253 families residing in the town. The population density is 858.5/km² (2,223.4/mi²). There are 12,264 housing units at an average density of 359.3 persons/km² (930.4 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 92.48% White, 2.08% African American, 0.12% Native American, 2.81% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.20% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 3.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 12,014 households out of which 27.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 31.3% are non-families. 26.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.92. In the town the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $57,118, and the median income for a family is $67,085. Males have a median income of $43,475 versus $35,601 for females. The per capita income for the town is $26,881. 3.5% of the population and 2.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.7% are under the age of 18 and 3.2% are 65 or older.