Windham County, Connecticut

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Windham County is a county located in the northeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. As of 2000, the population is 109,091.

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Geography

There are no incorporated cities in Windham County.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,351 km² (521 mi²). 1,328 km² (513 mi²) of it is land and 23 km² (9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.67% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 109,091 people, 41,142 households, and 28,223 families residing in the county. The population density is 82/km² (213/mi²). There are 43,959 housing units at an average density of 33/km² (86/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.27% White, 1.87% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.59% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. 7.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 41,142 households out of which 33.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% are non-families. 24.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 30.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $45,115, and the median income for a family is $52,490. Males have a median income of $38,319 versus $26,745 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,443. 8.50% of the population and 5.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.30% of those under the age of 18 and 7.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities, towns, boroughs, and villages*

* Boroughs are incorporated portions of one or more towns with separate borough councils, zoning boards, and borough officials. Villages are census division, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in.

External Link

National Register of Historic Places listing for New London Co., Connecticut (http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/CT/New+London/districts.html)


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State of Connecticut

Capital:

Hartford

Regions:

Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Litchfield Hills | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Naugatuck River Valley | New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut

Largest cities:

Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Fairfield | Greenwich | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | Naugatuck | New Britain | New Haven | New London | North Haven | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Hartford

Counties:

Fairfield | Hartford | Litchfield | Middlesex | New Haven | New London | Tolland | Windham

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