Storrs, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Storrs, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Storrs Census Designated Place had a population of 15,987 as of July 1, 2018. Storrs ranks in the upper 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 Storrs is located at latitude 41.8054 and longitude -72.2569 in Tolland County. The formal boundaries for the Storrs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Tolland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Storrs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377867) 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 Storrs Census Designated Place is located within Town of Mansfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tolland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Storrs: Storrsville.

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


Total Population 15,987
Population in Households 4,519
Population in Familes 2,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,468
Population Density2 2,860
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $39,205
Average Household Income $68,281
Per Capita Income $18,543


Total Housing Units 2,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 606 (25.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,489 (63.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $248,214
Average Home Value $253,954


Total Households 2,096
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 809
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 0.5% 0.26%
Households 3.56% 0.9%
Families 6.29% 1.23%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Storrs, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Storrs 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 # 33 77th
Population Density # 29 80th
Diversity Index # 35 76th
Median Household Income # 140 2nd
Per Capita Income # 142 1st

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