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Windham County, Connecticut (CT)

County population in 2017: 116,359 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 109,091 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 23,031
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,044
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,738
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,735 (it was 13,404 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 513 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Windham County: 112.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.6%), Educational, health and social services (18.6%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Windham County, CT (2017)
    • 96,32688.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,59612.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2282.0%Two or more races
    • 2,2272.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7281.6%Asian alone
    • 1740.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 800.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years
Males: 56,944  (48.9%)
Females: 59,415  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Windham County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,573 ($45,115 in 1999)
This county:

$63,573
Connecticut:

$74,168

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $688 (lower quartile is $489, upper quartile is $874)
This county:

$688
State:

$963


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,600 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Windham:

$198,600
Connecticut:

$273,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $159,800 - $273,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $236,745
Here:

$236,745
State:

$405,248

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,403
Here:

$195,403
State:

$255,988

In 2-unit structures: $131,541
Here:

$131,541
State:

$257,568

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,647
Here:

$139,647
State:

$220,956

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,894
Here:

$91,894
State:

$213,749

Mobile homes: $159,479
Here:

$159,479
State:

$156,769

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,566
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $606

Institutionalized population: 1,565
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 318 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 355 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1999: 381 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 350 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2001: 428 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2002: 530 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2003: 529 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2004: 566 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2005: 549 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2006: 439 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2007: 287 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2009: 146 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2010: 142 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2011: 92 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2012: 90 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2013: 95 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2014: 106 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2015: 87 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2016: 129 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2017: 134 buildings, average cost: $165,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Windham, CT residents
Average permit cost in Windham, CT
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,671 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,619 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Windham, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Windham, CT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Windham, CT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Windham County:

11.7%
Connecticut:

9.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.6% for American Indian residents, 44.1% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.6 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 31.7 years old, American Indian residents: 22.5 years old, Asian residents: 22.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.8 years old)

Area name: Windham County, CT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Windham County is $618 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $744 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $936 a month.

Cities in this county include: Windham, Killingly, Willimantic, Plainfield, Putnam, Thompson, Woodstock, Brooklyn, Putnam District, Canterbury.

Windham 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lakes and reservoirs: Wakefield Pond (A), Peck Pond (B), Wakefield Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bristol County, Rhode Island , Hampden County, Massachusetts , Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Clinton County, Iowa , Grant County, Nebraska , Scott County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Connecticut:

4.2%

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

Current college students: 6,921
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,127 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Windham County:

6.1%
Whole state:

14.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4372010 or later
  • 1,8442000 to 2009
  • 1,2281990 to 1999
  • 6551980 to 1989
  • 3161970 to 1979
  • 2,160Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.0%

Windham County marital status for males Windham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 31,516
  • One, attached: 1,578
  • Two: 4,590
  • 3 or 4: 5,083
  • 5 to 9: 3,362
  • 10 to 19: 781
  • 20 to 49: 540
  • 50 or more: 722
  • Mobile homes: 1,564

Housing units in Windham County with a mortgage: 19,408 (554 second mortgage, 1,928 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,970

Here:

65.5% with mortgage
State:

68.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Windham County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,70018
Mainline Protestant6,33039
Evangelical Protestant4,49537
Other1,11912
Orthodox2052
Black Protestant1801
None64,399-
Windham 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: 19
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Windham County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 79
This county:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Windham County:

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in Windham County:

Average size of farms: 121 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,632
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $353.95
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,634
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.56%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,960
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.99%
Corn for grain: 480 harvested acres
Vegetables: 341 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 384 acres

Tornado activity:

Windham County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Connecticut state average. It is 51644467.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Windham 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 188.9 miles away from Windham 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 203.2 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 116.9 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 208.1 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 38.4 miles away from Windham 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 235.3 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to May 17, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1904: April 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1904, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Windham 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, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Windham

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,974 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 3,148 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 181 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 379 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 91 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,581 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,467 (5.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Ghana (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Windham County


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

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

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

  • 1,764 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,041 people in nursing homes
  • 483 people in state prisons
  • 183 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 69 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 59 people in halfway houses
  • 40 people in religious group quarters
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other group homes

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

  • 2,526 people in college/university student housing
  • 884 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 458 people in state prisons
  • 214 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 172 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 152 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 116 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 89 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,908.

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Connecticut average:

4.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.47% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($21,434 average AGI)
2.61% relocated from other states ($25,742 average AGI)
Windham County:

2.61%
Connecticut average:

2.46%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New London County, CT  1.08% ($38,333 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($45,753)
from Worcester County, MA  0.62% ($55,716)
from Providence County, RI  0.38% ($57,919)
from Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($39,936)
from New Haven County, CT  0.13% ($37,869)
from Kent County, RI  0.12% ($65,709)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Connecticut average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.59% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($19,045 average AGI)
3.00% relocated to other states ($32,568 average AGI)
Windham County:

3.00%
Connecticut average:

3.28%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New London County, CT  1.23% ($39,711 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.67% ($45,733)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($37,606)
to Worcester County, MA  0.36% ($55,386)
to Providence County, RI  0.20% ($48,172)
to New Haven County, CT  0.11% ($40,480)
to Kent County, RI  0.09% ($46,927)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Windham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Windham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Windham County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Windham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Windham County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Windham County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Windham County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Windham County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Windham County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,262 (13,822 aged, 3,440 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,549 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Windham County, Connecticut in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,316)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,065)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (928)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (709)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (446)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (433)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (390)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (370)
  • Unspecified dementia (368)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.2
  • Suffocation - 29.2
  • Other - 27.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 116,359
  • In family households: 91,397 (13,023 male householders, 15,131 female householders)
    20,479 spouses, 31,428 children (29,712 natural, 688 adopted, 1,028 stepchildren), 3,342 grandchildren, 1,299 brothers or sisters, 937 parents, 2,871 other relatives, 2,887 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,557 (6,756 male householders (5,603 living alone)), 8,913 female householders (7,772 living alone)), 3,888 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,405

Size of family households: 12,619 2-persons, 6,418 3-persons, 5,590 4-persons, 2,435 5-persons, 466 6-persons, 626 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,375 1-person, 1,874 2-persons, 192 3-persons, 228 4-persons.

11,245 married couples with children.
7,785 single-parent households (1,715 men, 6,070 women).

87.0% of residents of Windham speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $557,394,000 ($4,875 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,437,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $244,233,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $142,369,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,185,000
Federal grants: $132,457,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,687,000 ($10,675,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,464,000 ($1,236,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,962,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $69,852,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,673,000

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

Births: 6,881
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,382
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,007
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,365
Here +38 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Windham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.69 millions of gallons per day (80% from ground, 20% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Windham County, Connecticut
  • Year house built in Windham County, Connecticut
  • 1252014 or later
  • 4802010 to 2013
  • 3,9952000 to 2009
  • 4,1531990 to 1999
  • 7,1591980 to 1989
  • 5,7501970 to 1979
  • 5,6691960 to 1969
  • 6,0641950 to 1959
  • 1,7051940 to 1949
  • 14,6361939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Windham County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Windham County, Connecticut
  • 01 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 6843 rooms
  • 2,8814 rooms
  • 6,4125 rooms
  • 8,6096 rooms
  • 4,6687 rooms
  • 3,9508 rooms
  • 3,0619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
  • 2541 room
  • 1,1962 rooms
  • 3,5463 rooms
  • 2,5494 rooms
  • 3,5305 rooms
  • 1,1546 rooms
  • 4247 rooms
  • 4538 rooms
  • 3399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Windham County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Windham County, Connecticut
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1,3301 bedroom
  • 6,3682 bedrooms
  • 16,3053 bedrooms
  • 5,1644 bedrooms
  • 1,1635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
  • 345no bedroom
  • 4,3761 bedroom
  • 4,6942 bedrooms
  • 3,3483 bedrooms
  • 5464 bedrooms
  • 1365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Windham County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Windham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Windham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 874no vehicle
  • 7,0481 vehicle
  • 12,3792 vehicles
  • 7,0423 vehicles
  • 1,9204 vehicles
  • 1,1155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Windham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Windham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,117no vehicle
  • 6,3431 vehicle
  • 3,0322 vehicles
  • 4913 vehicles
  • 4624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.1% of Windham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Connecticut.

Windham County:

88.1%
State average:

88.2%

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

  • This state: 61,339
  • Other state: 41,060
  • Northeast: 33,712
  • Midwest: 1,997
  • South: 3,570
  • West: 1,781
Year householders moved into unit in Windham County, CT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Windham County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 968
Here:

9.0%
Connecticut:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 179
Here:

3.4%
Connecticut:

12.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 564
Here:

6.7%
Connecticut:

32.5%

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: 1,821
  • Number of aged recipients: 117
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,704
  • Number of recipients under 18: 287
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,265
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 269
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 646
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 879
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 13 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED180$134,206720$131,5472,914$115,204245$33,9109$215,000164$97,055
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$122,50071$119,028438$115,86841$27,0982$147,00021$97,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$119,300182$124,033964$112,476174$28,9831$120,00055$101,436
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$145,00070$137,486843$118,54443$30,5120$029$125,276
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$114,25020$121,50088$130,46610$43,0000$03$90,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED188$143,628176$146,97717$102,294
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$160,09441$147,9764$141,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$131,6001$108,0001$86,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$128,8006$146,5002$68,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$140,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Windham, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Windham, CT - Value
Most common first names in Windham County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John67174.5 years
Mary65882.5 years
Joseph65276.2 years
William47573.8 years
George38875.0 years
Robert34368.6 years
Helen33479.6 years
Arthur32475.0 years
Charles30575.5 years
Anna28883.9 years
Most common last names in Windham County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20075.8 years
Johnson13678.1 years
Bernier10177.4 years
Cote8174.3 years
Williams7875.8 years
Brown7875.0 years
Miller7674.9 years
Baker6773.8 years
Morin6775.2 years
Davis6476.1 years
Businesses in Windham County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T4Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts4Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's5
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Blockbuster2Nike1
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS4Payless1
Chevrolet2Penske3
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves3RadioShack3
DHL1Rite Aid4
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears3
Domino's Pizza2Sprint Nextel2
DressBarn1Staples1
Dressbarn1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts17Stop & Shop3
Famous Footwear2Subway3
FedEx7T-Mobile6
Ford4T.J.Maxx2
GNC4Taco Bell2
GameStop2Target1
H&R Block6True Value3
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS13
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
KFC2Walgreens2
Kincaid1Walmart2
Knights Inn1Wendy's3

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