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Lake Pocotopaug,CT index of house prices

Total population: 3,436 (Urban population: 3,133 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 1,803 (1,458 occupied: 1,063 owner occupied, 389 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

35%

Housing density: 674 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $485,257.

Median contract rent in 2016: $690


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,195


Median gross rent in Lake Pocotopaug, CT in 2016: $767

Housing units in Lake Pocotopaug with a mortgage: 783 (13 second mortgage, 135 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 267

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $101,421

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $97,237

Median monthly housing costs: $1,453


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Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $256,001 (it was $142,300 in 2000)
Lake Pocotopaug:

$256,001
Connecticut:

$274,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $188,453 - $355,283

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $267,442
Here:

$267,442
State:

$405,462

Townhouses or other attached units: $280,680
Here:

$280,680
State:

$254,601

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $311,890
Here:

$311,890
State:

$238,481

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,251
Here:

$137,251
State:

$203,127
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,391
  • In family households: 2,500 (406 male householders, 404 female householders)
    741 spouses, 865 children (777 natural, 16 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 38 parents, 0 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 885 (230 male householders (150 living alone)), 407 female householders (264 living alone)), 243 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 392 2-persons, 172 3-persons, 150 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 61 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 417 1-person, 215 2-persons, 18 3-persons.

481 married couples with children.
179 single-parent households (0 men, 179 women).

87.2% of residents of Lake Pocotopaug speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 222 (6.5%)
(69.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 3352 bedrooms
  • 4723 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1631 bedroom
  • 1112 bedrooms
  • 733 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Pocotopaug in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 36no vehicle
  • 2581 vehicle
  • 4602 vehicles
  • 2093 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Pocotopaug in renter-occupied apartments

  • 16no vehicle
  • 2141 vehicle
  • 1222 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1454 rooms
  • 2055 rooms
  • 2956 rooms
  • 1737 rooms
  • 1658 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 755 rooms
  • 736 rooms
  • 217 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT household income distribution

  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT household income distribution
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 74$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 34$35,000 to $39,999
  • 72$40,000 to $44,999
  • 41$45,000 to $49,999
  • 162$50,000 to $59,999
  • 151$60,000 to $74,999
  • 298$75,000 to $99,999
  • 177$100,000 to $124,999
  • 66$125,000 to $149,999
  • 81$150,000 to $199,999
  • 149$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Pocotopaug, CT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 35$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 88$150,000 to $174,999
  • 167$175,000 to $199,999
  • 161$200,000 to $249,999
  • 105$250,000 to $299,999
  • 311$300,000 to $399,999
  • 55$400,000 to $499,999
  • 25$500,000 to $749,999
  • 51$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Pocotopaug, CT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 14$150 to $199
  • 15$250 to $299
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 100$500 to $549
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 34$900 to $999
  • 39$1,000 to $1,249
  • 66$1,250 to $1,499
  • 55$1,500 to $1,999
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 152010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 831990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lake Pocotopaug population
Lake Pocotopaug commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 21
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 132
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 23
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 104
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 259
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 192
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 388
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 85
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 219
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 318
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 52
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Lake Pocotopaug, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 40.0%
Number of people working at home: 187 (9.5% of all workers)

Lake Pocotopaug mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,584 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 59 (3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (1%)
  • Walked: 34 (2%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 236
 English: 211
 Polish: 108
 American: 98
 German: 96
 Irish: 91
 European: 61
 French Canadian: 58
 French (except Basque): 23
 Swedish: 11
 Norwegian: 9

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

  • 31%Poland
  • 16%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 14%Philippines
  • 13%Cambodia
  • 8%Other South America
  • 3%Laos
  • 0%England

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

  • This state: 2,194
  • Other state: 849
  • Northeast: 612
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 76
  • West: 41

82% of Lake Pocotopaug residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Connecticut.

Lake Pocotopaug:

82.1%
State average:

88.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 307
  • Less than 1 year of college: 120
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 50
  • Associate degree: 104
  • Bachelor's degree: 337
  • Master's degree: 92
  • Professional school degree: 101
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 23
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 401
  • Less than 1 year of college: 72
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 87
  • Associate degree: 75
  • Bachelor's degree: 296
  • Master's degree: 195
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 40

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 3.2%Females
Lake Pocotopaug marital status for males
Lake Pocotopaug marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,236
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 130
  • 3 or 4: 68
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 56

Median worth of mobile homes: $87,996

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lake Pocotopaug:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake Pocotopaug
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61.7%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.3%)
  • Wood (7.6%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38.0%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Wood (6.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

13.3%
Connecticut:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Connecticut:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

8.4%
Connecticut:

33.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)