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South Windham, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The South Windham Census Designated Place had a population of 1,389 as of July 1, 2019. South Windham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 South Windham is located at latitude 41.6795 and longitude -72.1704 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the South Windham Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The South Windham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377863) 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 South Windham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Windham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Windham: Spaffordsville.

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South Windham, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Windham, CT Housing Affordability Index is 172
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

South Windham, CT Wealth Index is 55
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 1,389
Population in Households 1,386
Population in Families 1,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 446
Diversity Index1 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,390
Average Household Income $65,528
Per Capita Income $26,646
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $160,981
Housing Affordability Index2 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 352
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 -0.25% -0.32%
Households -0.19% -0.32%
Families -0.51% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

South Windham, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Windham 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 # 117 19th
Population Density # 127 12th
Diversity Index # 29 80th
Median Household Income # 113 22nd
Per Capita Income # 124 14th

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