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Broad Brook, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Broad Brook Census Designated Place had a population of 4,148 as of July 1, 2017. Broad Brook 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 Broad Brook is located at latitude 41.9112 and longitude -72.5411 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Broad Brook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Broad Brook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378339) 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 Broad Brook Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Windsor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broad Brook 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 Broad Brook: Braud Brook, Broadbrook.

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


Total Population 4,148
Daytime Population: Workers 481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,711
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,192
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 4,138
Population in Familes 3,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 700
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $78,425
Average Household Income $97,814
Per Capita Income $40,098


Total Housing Units 1,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,065 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 655 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $260,484
Average Home Value $277,343


Total Households 1,720
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,134
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 0.27% 0.29%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.42% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Broad Brook, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broad Brook 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 # 67 53rd
Population Density # 116 19th
Diversity Index # 36 75th
Median Household Income # 63 56th
Per Capita Income # 69 52nd

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