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Putnam, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Putnam Census Designated Place had a population of 7,088 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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

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, 2017)


Total Population 7,088
Daytime Population: Workers 3,660
Daytime Population: Residents 3,310
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,970
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 6,851
Population in Familes 4,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density2 2,198
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $44,993
Average Household Income $60,330
Per Capita Income $26,250


Total Housing Units 3,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,336 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,645 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $177,299
Average Home Value $181,806


Total Households 2,981
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,704
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 -0.24% -0.29%
Households -0.24% -0.31%
Families -0.37% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 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 # 51 65th
Population Density # 46 68th
Diversity Index # 94 35th
Median Household Income # 130 9th
Per Capita Income # 123 14th

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