Winsted, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Winsted, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Winsted Census Designated Place had a population of 7,503 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Winsted is located at latitude 41.927 and longitude -73.0665 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Winsted Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Winsted Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377885) 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 Winsted Census Designated Place is located within Town of Winchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winsted: East Village, Laurel City.

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


Total Population 7,503
Population in Households 7,419
Population in Familes 5,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 1,623
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $58,603
Average Household Income $75,959
Per Capita Income $33,396


Total Housing Units 3,769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,664 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,602 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $181,281
Average Home Value $196,635


Total Households 3,266
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,887
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.33% -0.53%
Households -0.29% -0.53%
Families -0.21% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Winsted, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winsted 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 # 48 67th
Population Density # 64 56th
Diversity Index # 58 60th
Median Household Income # 102 29th
Per Capita Income # 101 30th

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