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Wethersfield, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Wethersfield Census Designated Place had a population of 26,743 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wethersfield is located at latitude 41.7025 and longitude -72.6693 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Wethersfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.8 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Wethersfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377882) 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 Wethersfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wethersfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wethersfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wethersfield: Pyquaq, Watertown.

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Wethersfield, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,743
Population in Households 26,523
Population in Familes 21,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 2,174
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $79,570
Average Household Income $105,261
Per Capita Income $44,135


Total Housing Units 11,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,465 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,693 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $279,590
Average Home Value $294,492


Total Households 11,158
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,151
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% 0.13%
Households -0.05% 0.11%
Families -0.14% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Wethersfield, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wethersfield to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 27 82nd
Population Density # 46 68th
Diversity Index # 47 68th
Median Household Income # 63 56th
Per Capita Income # 66 54th

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