Stafford Springs, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stafford Springs, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Stafford Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 4,920 as of July 1, 2017. Stafford Springs 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 Stafford Springs is located at latitude 41.9679 and longitude -72.3064 in Tolland County. The formal boundaries for the Stafford Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Tolland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Stafford Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377866) 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 Stafford Springs Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stafford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tolland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stafford Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 4,920
Daytime Population: Workers 2,690
Daytime Population: Residents 2,349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,039
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 4,913
Population in Familes 3,800
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 772
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $53,299
Average Household Income $66,309
Per Capita Income $27,939


Total Housing Units 2,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,232 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 837 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $185,064
Average Home Value $205,260


Total Households 2,068
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,309
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 -0.19% -0.02%
Households -0.19% -0.03%
Families -0.16% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Stafford Springs, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford Springs 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 # 61 58th
Population Density # 110 23rd
Diversity Index # 93 36th
Median Household Income # 116 19th
Per Capita Income # 115 20th

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