Willimantic, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Willimantic, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Willimantic Census Designated Place had a population of 18,093 as of July 1, 2015. Willimantic ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Willimantic is located at latitude 41.7154 and longitude -72.2178 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the Willimantic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Willimantic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377883) 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 Willimantic Census Designated Place is located within Town of Windham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willimantic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willimantic: Thread City, Wallamantuck, Walumantticuk, Waramantick, We-am-man-tuck, Wewemantick.

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Willimantic, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 18,093
Population in Households 15,215
Population in Familes 10,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,878
Population Density1 4,114
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 5,876
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 3,342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,992 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,884 (60.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 504 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $139,344
Average Home Value $157,188


Median Household Income $38,581
Average Household Income $50,255
Per Capita Income $18,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.2%
Households 0.21% 0.19%
Families 0.1% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Willimantic, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willimantic to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 31 79th
Population Density1 # 14 91st
Diversity Index2 # 8 95th
Median Household Income # 139 3rd
Per Capita Income # 140 2nd

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