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Stonington is a borough in New London County, in the Norwich-New London metro area.

The latitude of Stonington is 41.335N. The longitude is -71.906W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,022.


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Median household income
Local
$53,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stonington demographic reports
Stonington is on Long Island Sound
Former and merged names include:
· Mystic
Once a center for shipbuilding, sealing and whaling

Stonington men repulsed British attack twice during the Revolution

Filming location for:
· 1988 movie, "Mystic Pizza"
Well-known residents have included:
· Nathaniel Brown Palmer, explorer of the Antarctic
· Ruth Buzzi, actress and comedian
Historic sites and museums: Old Lighthouse Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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10% of Stonington residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stonington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stonington was $45,444, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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52% of Stonington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Stonington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $712.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,934.


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Libraries in Stonington include Stonington Free Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Stonington workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Stonington include Seabreeze Inn.

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