Winsted, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winsted, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Winsted Census Designated Place had a population of 7,683 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Winsted is located at latitude 41.927 and longitude -73.0665 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Winsted Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Winsted Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377885) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Winsted Census Designated Place is located within Town of Winchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winsted population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winsted: East Village, Laurel City.

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Winsted, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,683
Daytime Population: Workers 2,536
Daytime Population: Residents 3,911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,447
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 7,596
Population in Familes 5,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 1,662
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $55,454
Average Household Income $70,946
Per Capita Income $31,063


Total Housing Units 3,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,733 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,593 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 566 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $177,335
Average Home Value $203,518


Total Households 3,327
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,922
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% -0.39%
Households -0.08% -0.43%
Families 0.01% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Winsted, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winsted to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 68th
Population Density # 61 58th
Diversity Index # 69 52nd
Median Household Income # 108 25th
Per Capita Income # 103 28th

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