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Wauregan, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Wauregan Census Designated Place had a population of 1,198 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Wauregan is located at latitude 41.7443 and longitude -71.9092 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the Wauregan Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Wauregan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377876) 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 Wauregan Census Designated Place is located within Town of Plainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wauregan: Wauregan Village.

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Wauregan, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,198 (100%)
Population in Households 1,198 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,013 (84.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,300
Diversity Index2 31
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,893
Average Household Income $77,922
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $26,844
Wealth Index5 59
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $177,747
Average Home Value $178,394
Housing Affordability Index3 187
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 404
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.06% -0.15%
Households 0.02% -0.15%
Families -0.18% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

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Wauregan, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wauregan to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 125 13th
Population Density # 79 45th
Median Household Income # 87 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 118 83rd
Per Capita Income # 126 13th
Diversity Index # 75 48th

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