Southwood Acres, CT Profile: Facts & Data

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Southwood Acres, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Southwood Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 7,557 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Southwood Acres is located at latitude 41.9626 and longitude -72.5715 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Southwood Acres Census Designated Place 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.


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Southwood Acres, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Southwood Acres, CT Housing Affordability Index is 178
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Southwood Acres, CT Wealth Index is 112
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,557
Population in Households 7,555
Population in Familes 6,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 1,857
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,926
Average Household Income $93,590
Per Capita Income $37,709
Wealth Index3 112

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,547 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $182,881
Housing Affordability Index2 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,951
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,054
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.14% -0.05%
Households -0.17% -0.1%
Families -0.78% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Southwood Acres, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southwood Acres to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 56 62nd
Diversity Index # 96 33rd
Median Household Income # 65 55th
Per Capita Income # 83 43rd

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