South Windham, CT

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2022 Population
1,412
10.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
2.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
6.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,327
4.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$185,500
18.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, South Windham, CT had a population of 1.41k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $69,327. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of South Windham, CT declined from 1,581 to 1,412, a −10.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,154 to $69,327, a 4.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Windham, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.57%), White (Hispanic) (2.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.49%).

None of the households in South Windham, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in South Windham, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in South Windham, CT was $185,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in South Windham, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in South Windham, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

South Windham, CT is home to a population of 1.41k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.62% of South Windham, CT residents were born outside of the country (37 people).

In 2022, there were 9.86 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.19k people) in South Windham, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 121 Two+ (Hispanic) and 42 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of South Windham, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in South Windham, CT was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Windham, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 462
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    121 ± 186
  3. White (Hispanic)
    42 ± 59
13.1%
Hispanic Population
185 people

In 2022, there were 9.86 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.19k people) in South Windham, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 121 Two+ (Hispanic) and 42 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in South Windham, CT are hispanic (185 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
37 people
3.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
55 people

As of 2022, 2.62% of South Windham, CT residents (37 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Windham, CT was 3.48%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    22 ± 37
  2. Vietnam
    16 ± 26
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    5 ± 20

South Windham, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of South Windham, CT employs 647 people. The largest industries in South Windham, CT are Educational Services (95 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (93 people), and Retail Trade (76 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($75,500), Construction ($75,278), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,067).

Occupations

647
2022 Value
± 187
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 49.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Windham, CT declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 802 employees to 647 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Windham, CT, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (83 people), Sales & Related Occupations (82 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (79 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Windham, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

647
2022 Value
± 187
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 49.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Windham, CT declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 802 employees to 647 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Windham, CT, are Educational Services (95 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (93 people), and Retail Trade (76 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Windham, CT, though some of these residents may live in South Windham, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,518
Median earning men ± $10,429
$33,929
Median earning women ± $22,207

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($76,750), Construction ($75,278), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,128).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,231), Other Services Except Public Administration ($32,750), and Retail Trade ($21,176).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Windham, CT was $185,500 in 2022, which is 0.658 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,600 to $185,500, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in South Windham, CT is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in South Windham, CT have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Windham, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$185,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$55,495
$349
Median Property Taxes
±$147

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South Windham, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in South Windham, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2022
59%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.4% of the housing units in South Windham, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in South Windham, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$69,327
Median Household Income
± $9,998
518
Number of Households
± 170

In 2022, the median household income of the 518 households in South Windham, CT grew to $69,327 from the previous year's value of $66,154.

The following chart displays the households in South Windham, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for South Windham, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.1%)
  3. Carpooled (5.79%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in South Windham, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.1%) and those who carpooled to work (5.79%).

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Windham, CT have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.333% of the workforce in South Windham, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in South Windham, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Windham, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Windham, CT (256 out of 1.41k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 15 and then Females 16 - 17.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Windham, CT is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.5% of the population of South Windham, CT has health coverage, with 20.6% on employee plans, 39.1% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Windham County, CT see 2163 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.91% decrease from the previous year (2251 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2045 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 266 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,163 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Windham County, CT

Primary care physicians in Windham County, CT see an average of 2,163 patients per year. This represents a 3.91% decrease from the previous year (2,251 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Windham County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31% under 18 years, 10.8% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.5%
Uninsured
20.6%
Employer Coverage
39.1%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
16.2%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Windham, CT grew by 31.7% from 6.46% to 8.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Windham, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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