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Moodus, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Moodus Census Designated Place had a population of 1,508 as of July 1, 2017. Moodus 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 Moodus is located at latitude 41.5032 and longitude -72.4515 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Moodus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Moodus Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377832) 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 Moodus Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Haddam, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moodus 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 Moodus: Machimoodus, Mechanicsville, Moodus Village.

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


Total Population 1,508
Daytime Population: Workers 390
Daytime Population: Residents 632
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,022
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,474
Population in Familes 1,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 521
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $85,911
Average Household Income $114,304
Per Capita Income $46,870


Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $256,098
Average Home Value $275,053


Total Households 657
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 429
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 0.9% 0.24%
Households 0.76% 0.15%
Families 2.06% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Moodus, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moodus 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 # 114 20th
Population Density # 123 14th
Diversity Index # 120 16th
Median Household Income # 41 72nd
Per Capita Income # 46 68th

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