Southwood Acres, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Southwood Acres, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Southwood Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 7,673 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Southwood Acres is located at latitude 41.961 and longitude -72.5719 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Southwood Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Southwood Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377864) 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 Southwood Acres Census Designated Place is located within Town of Enfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

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

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


Total Population 7,673
Daytime Population: Workers 1,604
Daytime Population: Residents 3,398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 7,671
Population in Familes 6,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,886
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $73,737
Average Household Income $88,142
Per Capita Income $35,325


Total Housing Units 3,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,515 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $203,258
Average Home Value $216,640


Total Households 2,986
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,083
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 0.03% 0.11%
Households -0.06% 0.04%
Families -0.81% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Southwood Acres, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southwood Acres 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 # 47 68th
Population Density # 53 63rd
Diversity Index # 98 32nd
Median Household Income # 71 51st
Per Capita Income # 89 38th

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