West Simsbury, CT Profile: Facts & Data

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West Simsbury, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The West Simsbury Census Designated Place had a population of 2,418 as of July 1, 2019. West Simsbury ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Simsbury is located at latitude 41.8732 and longitude -72.8582 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the West Simsbury Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 315 feet.

The West Simsbury Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377881) 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 West Simsbury Census Designated Place is located within Town of Simsbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Simsbury: Case Farms, Farm Village, Farms, Farms Village, The Farms.

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West Simsbury, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Simsbury, CT Housing Affordability Index is 175
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

West Simsbury, CT Wealth Index is 312
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 2,418
Population in Households 2,302
Population in Familes 2,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density 556
Diversity Index1 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $130,878
Average Household Income $194,432
Per Capita Income $68,806
Wealth Index3 312

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 696 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $367,021
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 813
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 642
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 -0.13% 0.14%
Households -0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.52% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.65%

West Simsbury, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Simsbury 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 # 92 36th
Population Density # 123 15th
Diversity Index # 107 26th
Median Household Income # 10 94th
Per Capita Income # 15 90th

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