Bantam, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bantam, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bantam had a population of 776 as of July 1, 2017. Bantam ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bantam is located at latitude 41.7247 and longitude -73.2423 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bantam (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Borough of Bantam (GNIS ID: 2378268) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Borough of Bantam is located within Town of Litchfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bantam 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 Bantam: Bantam Falls, Bantam Village, Peantam.

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


Total Population 776
Daytime Population: Workers 497
Daytime Population: Residents 346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 776
Population in Familes 594
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 768
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $64,501
Average Household Income $89,346
Per Capita Income $39,322


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $264,655
Average Home Value $323,945


Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 226
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 0.31% -0.05%
Households 0.29% -0.05%
Families 2.88% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.84%

Bantam, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bantam 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 # 134 6th
Population Density # 112 22nd
Diversity Index # 115 20th
Median Household Income # 83 42nd
Per Capita Income # 71 51st

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