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Stafford Springs, Connecticut - Basic Facts

Stafford Springs is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Stafford Springs Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Tolland County at latitude 41.9543 and longitude -72.3023. Tolland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Stafford Springs Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Stafford Springs, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,858
Population in Households 4,851
Population in Familes 3,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 762
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,051
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,246 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 806 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $164,070
Average Home Value $177,949


Median Household Income $53,861
Average Household Income $65,744
Per Capita Income $27,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.62% -0.56%
Households -0.52% -0.49%
Families -0.52% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Stafford Springs, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford Springs to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 61 58th
Population Density1 # 112 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 92 36th
Median Household Income # 107 25th
Per Capita Income # 112 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.