New London, TX Population

Population: 987. Estimated population in July 2020: 991 (+0.4% change)
Males: 466 (47.2%), Females: 521 (52.8%)

Rusk County

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $28,984
Median house value: $46,400

Races in New London:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.9%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), Irish (9.6%), English (5.0%), German (4.8%), French (2.5%), Dutch (2.3%).

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New London

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New London city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

3.0% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New London:

  • ROY H LAIRD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; KILGORE, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New London:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 19 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 34 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 79 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to New London:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 11 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: F12)
  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 19 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; Abbreviation: 07F)
  • TARRANT FIELD (about 28 miles; MOUNT SELMAN, TX; Abbreviation: 6X0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New London:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 26 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 40 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 65 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)

Schools

Public high school in New London:

  • WEST RUSK H S (Students: 225; Location: HWY 42; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New London:

  • WEST RUSK ELEMENTARY (Students: 422; Location: HWY 42; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WEST RUSK J H (Students: 140; Location: HWY 42; Grades: 07 – 08)