Stafford Springs, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Stafford Springs, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Stafford Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 4,853 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 4,853
Population in Households 4,846
Population in Familes 3,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 761
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $56,281
Average Household Income $68,018
Per Capita Income $28,777


Total Housing Units 2,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,246 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 804 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $188,132
Average Home Value $208,821


Total Households 2,051
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,295
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% -0.32%
Households -0.27% -0.24%
Families -0.27% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

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, 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 # 61 58th
Population Density # 112 22nd
Diversity Index # 91 37th
Median Household Income # 113 21st
Per Capita Income # 117 18th

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