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Tolland County, Connecticut (CT)

County population in 2020: 152,670 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 136,364 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,491
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,515
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 36,316
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,471 (it was 13,115 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 410 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 372 people per square mile   (high).

March 2022 cost of living index in Tolland County: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.7%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Tolland County, CT (2022)
    • 123,68881.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,2626.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,4384.9%Asian alone
    • 4,9103.3%Two or more races
    • 4,3192.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3850.9%Some other race alone
    • 460.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years
Males: 76,894  (50.4%)
Females: 75,776  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Tolland County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $99,198 ($59,044 in 1999)
This county:

$99,198
Connecticut:

$88,429

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $1,143 (lower quartile is $912, upper quartile is $1,571)
This county:

$1143
State:

$1158


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $325,365 (it was $150,500 in 2000)
Tolland:

$325,365
Connecticut:

$347,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $240,404 - $385,527

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $368,662
Here:

$368,662
State:

$503,946

Townhouses or other attached units: $222,514
Here:

$222,514
State:

$304,959

In 2-unit structures: $281,599
Here:

$281,599
State:

$304,133

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,197
Here:

$156,197
State:

$272,970

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,539
Here:

$146,539
State:

$249,308

Mobile homes: $46,042
Here:

$46,042
State:

$151,361

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,137
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $925

Institutionalized population: 4,028
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Health of residents in Tolland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
75.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
61.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
79.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Tolland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
81.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
48.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
87.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
80.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
25.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 112 buildings, average cost: $284,900
  • 2021: 175 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2020: 126 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2019: 136 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2018: 145 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2017: 156 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2016: 155 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2015: 156 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2014: 155 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2013: 156 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2012: 147 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2011: 111 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2010: 166 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2009: 185 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2008: 197 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2007: 341 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2006: 532 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2005: 523 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2004: 577 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2003: 619 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2002: 597 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2001: 560 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2000: 693 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 1999: 732 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1998: 599 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1997: 513 buildings, average cost: $120,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Tolland, CT residents
Average permit cost in Tolland, CT

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $6,251 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $6,071 (2.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Tolland, CT in 2022
Distribution of house value in Tolland, CT in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tolland, CT in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.2%
Tolland County:

8.2%
Connecticut:

9.8%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.2% for American Indian residents, 28.1% for other race residents, 8.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 37.4 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 38.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 32.7 years old, American Indian residents: 49.5 years old, Asian residents: 27.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 28.4 years old)

Area name: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tolland County is $801 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $979 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1176 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vernon, Mansfield, Tolland, Ellington, Coventry, Stafford, Storrs, Somers, Hebron, Rockville.

Tolland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2023 air pollution in Tolland County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.041 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Ashtabula County, Ohio , Cedar County, Iowa , Crawford County, Pennsylvania , Tioga County, New York , Ogle County, Illinois , Rock Island County, Illinois , Tama County, Iowa .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
Connecticut:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Tolland, CT
County total employment by year in Tolland, CT
County average yearly wages by year in Tolland, CT

Current college students: 16,790
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,668 (53.4% naturalized citizens)

Tolland County:

7.6%
Whole state:

15.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4,4442010 or later
  • 2,6712000 to 2009
  • 2,0011990 to 1999
  • 1,6151980 to 1989
  • 9321970 to 1979
  • 2,473Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.4%

Tolland County marital status for males Tolland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 41,932
  • One, attached: 2,063
  • Two: 2,766
  • 3 or 4: 4,351
  • 5 to 9: 3,484
  • 10 to 19: 2,086
  • 20 to 49: 851
  • 50 or more: 1,851
  • Mobile homes: 804
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Tolland County with a mortgage: 26,826 (3,932 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 3,238 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 639

Here:

3.9% with mortgage
State:

95.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tolland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,50014
Mainline Protestant11,17838
Evangelical Protestant4,06927
Other1,3028
Orthodox1001
None92,542-
Tolland County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Tolland County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Tolland County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 97
This county:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tolland County:

6.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tolland County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in Tolland County:

Average size of farms: 92 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,747
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1054.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,814
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,206
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 43.05%
Corn for grain: 268 harvested acres
Vegetables: 937 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 292 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tolland County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from Tolland County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from Tolland County center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Connecticut Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4500-CT: March 28, 2020, FEMA Id: 4500, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 26, 2015 to January 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4213: April 08, 2015, FEMA Id: 4213, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Emergency Declared EM-3361: February 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 3361, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4106: March 21, 2013, FEMA Id: 4106, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3353: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3353, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4087: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4087, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3342: October 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 3342, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4046: November 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 4046, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Connecticut Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4023: September 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 4023, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3331: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3331, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Tolland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,070 (68.7%)
  • Carpooled: 3,070 (6.0%)
  • Bus: 408 (0.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 48 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 14 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 450 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 2,960 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 11,097 (21.7%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • India (11%)
  • Brazil (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tolland County


  • Italian (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (6%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • French Canadian (5%)
  • German (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Tolland County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 11,730 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,356 people in state prisons
  • 631 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 261 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Tolland County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 7,529 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,762 people in state prisons
  • 473 people in nursing homes
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 57 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $98,313.

7.93% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($65,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Connecticut average:

5.79%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.27% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($44,255 average AGI)
2.66% relocated from other states ($21,497 average AGI)
Tolland County:

2.66%
Connecticut average:

3.44%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Hartford County, CT  3.56% ($66,576 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.61% ($50,819)
from New London County, CT  0.37% ($65,926)
from Hampden County, MA  0.36% ($75,934)
from New Haven County, CT  0.29% ($58,857)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.24% ($113,129)
from Worcester County, MA  0.20% ($64,675)


7.71% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($76,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Connecticut average:

5.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($37,265 average AGI)
3.23% relocated to other states ($39,259 average AGI)
Tolland County:

3.23%
Connecticut average:

3.47%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hartford County, CT  3.08% ($64,406 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.48% ($49,711)
to New London County, CT  0.31% ($66,545)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($84,783)
to New Haven County, CT  0.22% ($64,111)
to Hampden County, MA  0.17% ($89,479)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.10% ($58,431)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2022: 6.4

Births per 1000 population in Tolland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Tolland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tolland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 1.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tolland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,441 (16,061 aged, 2,380 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,073 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Tolland County, Connecticut in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,872)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,338)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (815)
  • Unspecified dementia (766)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (753)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (618)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (349)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (343)
  • Congestive heart failure (305)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (269)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 86.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 30.0
  • Suffocation - 28.0
  • Poisoning - 24.0
  • Other - 5.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152,670
  • Male householders: 28,583 (6,413 living alone), Female householders: 28,481 (7,409 living alone)
  • 29,905 spouses (29,565 opposite-sex spouses), 5,134 unmarried partners, (4,823 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 35,523 children (33,502 natural, 911 adopted, 1,092 stepchildren), 2,197 grandchildren, 578 brothers or sisters, 1,262 parents, 87 foster children, 1,114 other relatives, 4,846 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 14,872

Size of family households: 17,763 2-persons, 8,426 3-persons, 7,032 4-persons, 2,526 5-persons, 953 6-persons, 301 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,805 1-person, 4,934 2-persons, 931 3-persons, 378 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

18,466 married couples with children.
5,246 single-parent households (1,167 men, 4,079 women).

89.2% of residents of Tolland speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $528,123,000 ($3,601 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,896,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $248,857,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $121,692,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,267,000
Federal grants: $120,870,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,978,000 ($5,894,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,459,000 ($2,675,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,203,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $69,163,000
Federal Government insurance: $44,050,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,559
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,650
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,593
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,930
Here +47 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tolland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.90 millions of gallons per day (55% from ground, 45% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Year house built in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • 1,4862014 or later
  • 4,6492010 to 2013
  • 6,1532000 to 2009
  • 6,7721990 to 1999
  • 9,4211980 to 1989
  • 8,7261970 to 1979
  • 8,5641960 to 1969
  • 6,1851950 to 1959
  • 2,5191940 to 1949
  • 8,4161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • 1501 room
  • 932 rooms
  • 8403 rooms
  • 2,6544 rooms
  • 6,1785 rooms
  • 8,9876 rooms
  • 8,3607 rooms
  • 6,3908 rooms
  • 7,1599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • 4621 room
  • 1,1282 rooms
  • 4,5403 rooms
  • 4,6474 rooms
  • 2,1035 rooms
  • 1,6266 rooms
  • 8827 rooms
  • 3918 rooms
  • 2899+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • 146no bedroom
  • 1,1931 bedroom
  • 6,4202 bedrooms
  • 21,0333 bedrooms
  • 10,2054 bedrooms
  • 1,9025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • 490no bedroom
  • 5,9521 bedroom
  • 6,1892 bedrooms
  • 2,6393 bedrooms
  • 7704 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 566no vehicle
  • 8,5781 vehicle
  • 17,6432 vehicles
  • 9,1843 vehicles
  • 3,4574 vehicles
  • 1,3535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,045no vehicle
  • 8,0731 vehicle
  • 4,6552 vehicles
  • 1,0653 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

87.0% of Tolland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Connecticut.

Tolland County:

87.0%
State average:

88.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 92,393
  • Other state: 46,247
  • Northeast: 32,917
  • Midwest: 4,739
  • South: 4,961
  • West: 3,707
Year householders moved into unit in Tolland County, CT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tolland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.2%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 348
Here:

3.0%
Connecticut:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 383
Here:

5.7%
Connecticut:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,623
Here:

7.4%
Connecticut:

35.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 848
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 773
  • Number of recipients under 18: 94
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 626
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 318
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 368
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED554$201,946727$212,8143,772$198,320389$83,7434$1,086,25091$165,35210$49,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$205,50041$201,976283$204,32952$50,6150$07$144,7143$58,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED73$183,20588$195,9551,001$211,634133$69,4890$049$158,9804$66,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$209,17051$257,275658$210,86019$132,4740$013$171,5381$45,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$189,06223$205,913214$224,61710$88,7000$010$160,5005$50,600
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED122$235,78797$255,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$245,18637$262,351
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$243,66730$277,567
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$235,7789$234,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$197,5003$354,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tolland, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tolland, CT - Value
Most common first names in Tolland County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John75274.8 years
Mary66581.8 years
William53374.4 years
Joseph46276.4 years
Robert41370.1 years
Helen38681.1 years
George34375.9 years
Edward30973.0 years
Charles29676.1 years
Anna27183.8 years
Most common last names in Tolland County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18676.8 years
Miller9076.1 years
Johnson9075.2 years
Anderson8175.7 years
Brown7678.0 years
Clark6477.9 years
White6075.7 years
Davis5876.2 years
Williams5573.9 years
Wilson5275.8 years
Businesses in Tolland County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7La-Z-Boy1
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T2LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets14
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's5
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS4Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry4Rodeway Inn1
Dennys1Sears2
Domino's Pizza2Staples2
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dressbarn1Stop & Shop2
Dunkin Donuts15Subaru1
FedEx10Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Ford2T.J.Maxx1
GNC2Taco Bell1
GameStop2The Room Place1
Goodwill2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block3True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Howard Johnson1UPS14
Hyundai2Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Walgreens3
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1

Tolland County on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"