South Windham, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Windham, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The South Windham Census Designated Place had a population of 1,437 as of July 1, 2016. South Windham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Windham is located at latitude 41.6833 and longitude -72.184 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the South Windham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The South Windham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377863) 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 South Windham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Windham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Windham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Windham: Spaffordsville.

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South Windham, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,437
Population in Households 1,433
Population in Familes 1,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 587
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $191,221
Average Home Value $202,778


Median Household Income $58,797
Average Household Income $65,168
Per Capita Income $26,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.0%
Households 0.14% 0.0%
Families -0.22% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -1.08%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
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.

South Windham, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Windham to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 116 19th
Population Density1 # 127 11th
Diversity Index2 # 29 80th
Median Household Income # 94 35th
Per Capita Income # 119 17th

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