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Putnam, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Putnam Census Designated Place had a population of 7,039 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Putnam is located at latitude 41.9185 and longitude -71.9081 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the Putnam Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Putnam Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377854) 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 Putnam Census Designated Place is located within Town of Putnam, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Putnam: Cargill Falls, Great Falls, Pomfret Street, Pomfretville, Quinebaug, Quinebaug Falls, Wilkinson, Wilkinsonville.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,039
Population in Households 6,804
Population in Familes 4,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 2,183
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,009
Average Household Income $62,672
Per Capita Income $27,317

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,255 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,715 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $192,013
Average Home Value $190,092
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,970
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,692
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.3% -0.38%
Households -0.25% -0.37%
Families -0.41% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   4.37%

Putnam, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 51 65th
Population Density # 45 69th
Diversity Index # 92 36th
Median Household Income # 129 10th
Per Capita Income # 121 15th

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