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Stafford Springs, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Stafford Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 4,918 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.9543 and longitude -72.3023 in Tolland County. The formal boundaries for the Stafford Springs Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stafford Springs, CT Housing Affordability Index is 131
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Stafford Springs, CT Wealth Index is 61
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,918
Population in Households 4,911
Population in Familes 3,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density 772
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,100
Average Household Income $65,224
Per Capita Income $27,601
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,156 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 925 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $164,706
Housing Affordability Index2 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,081
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,313
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.15% -0.05%
Households -0.08% -0.01%
Families -0.09% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Stafford Springs, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford Springs to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 128 11th
Per Capita Income # 119 17th

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