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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Windham County, Connecticut)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18,545

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,833

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,337

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,134

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,345

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,380

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,312

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,180


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Windham County, Connecticut)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,135

Householder 35 to 44 years : 4,635

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,151

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,034

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,012

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,368

Householder 75 years and over : 666

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 100

Householder 35 to 44 years : 403

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,039

Householder 55 to 59 years : 918

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,230

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,057

Householder 75 years and over : 2,791


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Windham County, Connecticut)

Less than 10.0 percent : 566

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 963

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,628

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,409

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,680

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 836

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 885

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,151

50.0 percent or more : 3,539

Not computed : 870


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Windham County, Connecticut)

Built 2010 or later : $258,100

Built 2000 to 2009 : $254,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $227,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $188,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $197,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $190,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $178,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $175,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $184,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Windham County, Connecticut: 67.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Connecticut: 66.3%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Windham County, Connecticut

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 344 344 $32,721,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $150,285
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

345 348 $32,871,685
2000        
  Single Family 318 318 $32,698,417
  Two Family 1 2 $88,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 24 $1,546,165
  Total

320 344 $34,332,582
2001        
  Single Family 374 374 $39,713,622
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $165,000
  Total

375 380 $39,878,622
2002        
  Single Family 485 485 $54,682,892
  Two Family 2 4 $317,866
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $361,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

489 497 $55,361,758
2003        
  Single Family 486 486 $58,902,133
  Two Family 4 8 $627,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $190,000
  Five or More Family 2 13 $651,103
  Total

493 511 $60,370,236
2004        
  Single Family 515 515 $68,545,893
  Two Family 5 10 $771,952
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $945,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

524 541 $70,262,845
2005        
  Single Family 474 474 $67,420,472
  Two Family 6 12 $1,129,360
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $1,471,142
  Five or More Family 2 12 $370,000
  Total

487 518 $70,390,974
2006        
  Single Family 361 361 $56,112,888
  Two Family 1 2 $180,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $1,300,000
  Five or More Family 1 5 $385,000
  Total

366 380 $57,977,888


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Windham County, CT): $45,115
Median Household Income In 2000 (Connecticut): $53,935


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Windham County): $117,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Connecticut): $160,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Windham County, Connecticut

Utility Gas: 9.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.0%
Electricity: 12.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 69.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 4.4%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Windham County, Connecticut

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 10.12%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.7%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 18.53%
  • Other institutional facilities : 2.45%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 52.94%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 14.25%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Windham County): $548
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Connecticut): $681
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Windham County): $799


(updated 2010)



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