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Tolland County, Connecticut (CT)

County population in 2014: 151,367 (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: 369 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tolland County: 104.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.6%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tolland County, Connecticut:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.3%)
  • Asian alone (3.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.0 years
Males: 76,493  (50.5%)
Females: 74,874  (49.5%)
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Tolland County,CT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tolland County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $82,168 ($59,044 in 1999)

This county:

$82,168
Connecticut:

$71,346

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $879 (lower quartile is $721, upper quartile is $1,209)
This county:

$879
State:

$927


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $246,900 (it was $150,500 in 2000)
Tolland:

$246,900
Connecticut:

$270,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $185,900 - $337,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $284,489
Here:

$284,489
State:

$397,602

Townhouses or other attached units: $245,473
Here:

$245,473
State:

$282,656

In 2-unit structures: $196,398
Here:

$196,398
State:

$232,888

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,268
Here:

$90,268
State:

$203,740

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,498
Here:

$114,498
State:

$200,954

Mobile homes: $45,694
Here:

$45,694
State:

$69,915
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,903
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $775

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 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:

  • 2000: 693 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2001: 560 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2002: 597 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2003: 619 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2004: 577 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2007: 341 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2008: 197 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2009: 185 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2010: 166 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2011: 111 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2012: 147 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2013: 156 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2014: 155 buildings, average cost: $218,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,370 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,839 (2.0%)

Tolland County household income distribution in 2009 Tolland County home values distribution Tolland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 6.2%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 6.2%
Tolland County:

6.2%
Connecticut:

10.5%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 20 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 35 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

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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 September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 16,790
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,011 (52% naturalized citizens)

Tolland County:

5.9%
Whole state:

10.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,957
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,034
  • 1985 to 1989: 959
  • 1980 to 1984: 656
  • 1975 to 1979: 526
  • 1970 to 1974: 406
  • 1970 to 1974: 635
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,838
Note: State values scaled to Tolland County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,541
  • One, attached: 1,497
  • Two: 2,062
  • 3 or 4: 3,532
  • 5 to 9: 2,947
  • 10 to 19: 2,050
  • 20 or more: 2,171
  • Mobile homes: 761
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Tolland County with a mortgage: 23,975 (2,256 second mortgage, 3,516 home equity loan, 100 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,554

Here:

76.0% with mortgage
State:

71.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tolland County

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 near Connecticut state average. It is 89% 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 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) 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 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
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from Tolland County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.8 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 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
  • Connecticut Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 11, 2011 to January 12, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1958: March 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 1958, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tolland County (%):

  • Irish (15%)
  • Italian (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • French Canadian (6%)

Tolland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 58,958 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 6,079 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 909 (1%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 43 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 103 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,119 (4%)
  • Other means: 190 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,008 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,531.

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Connecticut average:

4.33%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

4.41% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($32,896 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($14,248 average AGI)
Tolland County:

1.94%
Connecticut average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hartford County, CT  3.06% ($49,038 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.56% ($39,210)
from New London County, CT  0.26% ($41,486)
from New Haven County, CT  0.21% ($50,695)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.17% ($61,219)
from Hampden County, MA  0.16% ($52,912)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.10% ($43,037)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Connecticut average:

4.84%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

4.36% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($26,162 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($20,528 average AGI)
Tolland County:

2.68%
Connecticut average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hartford County, CT  2.89% ($42,466 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.58% ($35,518)
to New London County, CT  0.29% ($48,854)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.23% ($48,855)
to New Haven County, CT  0.20% ($45,172)
to Hampden County, MA  0.15% ($51,518)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.10% ($52,019)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.0

Births per 1000 population in Tolland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.3

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 live births in Tolland County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tolland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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: 136,574
  • In family households: 112,649 (26,574 male householders, 10,133 female householders)
    29,922 spouses, 38,844 children (36,460 natural, 1,015 adopted, 1,369 stepchildren), 1,606 grandchildren, 688 brothers or sisters, 931 parents, 693 other relatives, 2,519 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,925 (8,485 male householders (5,980 living alone)), 9,285 female householders (7,198 living alone)), 6,155 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16,117 (4,028 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,960 2-persons, 8,542 3-persons, 7,903 4-persons, 3,001 5-persons, 887 6-persons, 414 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,178 1-person, 3,540 2-persons, 654 3-persons, 327 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

24,754 married couples with children.
5,247 single-parent households (1,309 men, 3,938 women).

90.0% of residents of Tolland County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% 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:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 109
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,959
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,158
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,351
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,588
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,348
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,163
  • 1950 to 1959: 7,042
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,921
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,006
Note: State values scaled to Tolland population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tolland County population
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 67
  • 3 rooms: 558
  • 4 rooms: 2,152
  • 5 rooms: 6,181
  • 6 rooms: 8,529
  • 7 rooms: 8,373
  • 8 rooms: 6,304
  • 9+ rooms: 4,143
  • 1 room: 308
  • 2 rooms: 1,333
  • 3 rooms: 3,790
  • 4 rooms: 3,907
  • 5 rooms: 2,032
  • 6 rooms: 937
  • 7 rooms: 425
  • 8 rooms: 154
  • 9+ rooms: 229
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tolland County population
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 986
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,054
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,593
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,532
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,142
  • no bedroom: 359
  • 1 bedroom: 5,745
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,785
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,619
  • 4 bedrooms: 501
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
Cars and other vehicles available in Tolland County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tolland County population
  • no vehicle: 828
  • 1 vehicle: 7,197
  • 2 vehicles: 18,608
  • 3 vehicles: 7,212
  • 4 vehicles: 1,867
  • 5+ vehicles: 604
  • no vehicle: 1,336
  • 1 vehicle: 6,607
  • 2 vehicles: 3,929
  • 3 vehicles: 963
  • 4 vehicles: 212
  • 5+ vehicles: 68

60% of Tolland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Connecticut.

Tolland County:

60.3%
State average:

60.1%

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

  • This state: 85,179
  • Northeast: 31,078
  • Midwest: 3,961
  • South: 4,314
  • West: 2,165

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $118,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tolland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79.6%)
  • Electricity (8.1%)
  • Utility gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45.7%)
  • Electricity (34.7%)
  • Utility gas (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 711
Here:

4.8%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 412
Here:

5.6%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 930
Here:

6.7%
Connecticut:

33.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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
Tolland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tolland County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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$189,06323$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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

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