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As of 2010, the total population of Windham County is 118,428, which is 8.56% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.95% and is lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Windham County population density is 227.12 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 644.75 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Windham County is white, which represent 89.59% of the total population. The average Windham County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 118,428. #8

Population Growth Since 2000, #2

Windham County

Population Density, #7

Windham County
227.12 per square mile
644.75 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:106,100 (89.59%, #3)
Black:2,617 (2.21%, #7)
Hispanic:11,351 (9.58%, #4)
Asian:1,388 (1.17%, #8)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):606 (0.51%, #2)
One Race, Other:5,002 (4.22%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,715 (2.29%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,138 (18.84%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:7,451 (65.64%, see rank)
Cuban:117 (1.03%, see rank)
Central American:364 (3.21%, see rank)
South American:409 (3.60%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:212 (15.27%, see rank)
Chinese:353 (25.43%, see rank)
Filipino:152 (10.95%, see rank)
Japanese:36 (2.59%, see rank)
Korean:104 (7.49%, see rank)
Vietnamese:65 (4.68%, see rank)
Asian, Other:431 (31.05%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

107,484 (91.05%) out of the total population of 118,046 reported first ancestry.

 Windham County% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Arab3520.30%, see rank0.60%0.53%
Czech2800.24%, see rank0.41%0.50%
Danish2310.20%, see rank0.36%0.45%
Dutch1,1470.97%, see rank0.82%1.51%
English14,79212.53%, see rank9.64%8.53%
French36,76931.15%, see rank8.89%3.54%
German11,6299.85%, see rank9.86%15.79%
Greek1,0860.92%, see rank0.88%0.42%
Hungarian6590.56%, see rank1.09%0.48%
Irish20,60117.45%, see rank16.75%11.36%
Italian14,11111.95%, see rank18.96%5.66%
Norwegian4550.39%, see rank0.53%1.46%
Polish11,1039.41%, see rank8.22%3.13%
Portuguese2,0561.74%, see rank1.52%0.46%
Russian1,2461.06%, see rank1.93%0.97%
Scotch-Irish6470.55%, see rank0.58%1.07%
Scottish2,0791.76%, see rank1.96%1.81%
Subsaharan African4130.35%, see rank0.85%0.93%
Swedish3,3662.85%, see rank1.79%1.34%
Swiss1940.16%, see rank0.26%0.31%
Ukrainian8890.75%, see rank0.60%0.31%
American3,6623.10%, see rank3.13%6.72%
Welsh5650.48%, see rank0.40%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 58,698 (49.56%, see rank)
Females: 59,730 (50.44%, see rank)

Windham County
Male: 49.56%
Female: 50.44%
Male: 48.67%
Female: 51.33%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Windham County
39.20 years old
40.00 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Windham County
38.10 years old
38.50 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Windham County
40.40 years old
41.30 years old
38.50 years old

 Windham County% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Under 5 years6,5585.54%, see rank5.65%6.54%
5 to 9 years7,1416.03%, see rank6.23%6.59%
10 to 14 years7,6666.47%, see rank6.72%6.70%
15 to 19 years9,2487.81%, see rank7.02%7.14%
20 to 24 years8,4177.11%, see rank6.38%6.99%
25 to 34 years13,82411.67%, see rank11.76%13.30%
35 to 44 years16,18113.66%, see rank13.55%13.30%
45 to 54 years19,42516.40%, see rank16.10%14.58%
55 to 64 years14,75312.46%, see rank12.41%11.82%
65 to 74 years8,1626.89%, see rank7.13%7.03%
75 to 84 4,7614.02%, see rank4.66%4.23%
85 years and over2,2921.94%, see rank2.38%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Windham CountyConnecticutU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population79,249, 100%2,431,340204,336,017
Less Than High School11,185, 14.11%, see rank11.04%14.28%
High School Graduate29,507, 37.23%, see rank27.86%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree21,171, 26.71%, see rank24.95%28.99%
Bachelor Degree10,266, 12.95%, see rank20.33%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree7,120, 8.98%, see rank15.83%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.12, see rank13.9813.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Windham County ConnecticutU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,52880.93%19.07%64.97%35.03%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)12,08892.44%, see rank7.56%, see rank90.25%9.75%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)7,12291.60%, see rank8.40%, see rank89.29%10.71%90.52%9.48%
College7,12090.87%, see rank9.13%, see rank65.19%34.81%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School1,23071.46%, see rank28.54%, see rank45.19%54.81%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Windham CountyConnecticutU.S.
Total Households44,810, 100%1,371,087116,716,292
Average Household Size2.54, see rank2.522.58
1 Person Households11,020, 24.59%, see rank27.25%26.74%
2 or More Person Households33,790, 75.41%, see rank72.75%73.26%
Family Households (Families)30,343, 67.71%, see rank66.27%66.43%
Average Family Size3.01, see rank3.083.14
Married-Couple Family22,420, 50.03%, see rank49.01%48.42%
Nonfamily Households14,467, 32.29%, see rank33.73%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Windham County%ConnecticutU.S.
15 Years and Over Total96,800see rank2,911,421248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over47,516100%, see rank1,401,169120,789,875
Never Married16,93335.64%, see rank35.47%35.08%
Married24,08050.68%, see rank53.06%52.93%
Widowed1,1222.36%, see rank2.67%2.53%
Divorced5,38111.32%, see rank8.81%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over49,284100%, see rank1,510,252127,252,362
Never Married14,04428.50%, see rank29.47%28.74%
Married24,26049.22%, see rank49.10%49.95%
Widowed4,6509.44%, see rank9.48%9.34%
Divorced6,33012.84%, see rank11.96%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Windham County%ConnecticutU.S.
Native112,25995.10%, see rank86.51%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence67,23556.96%, see rank55.28%58.71%
Born in Different State40,47634.29%, see rank27.70%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4,5483.85%, see rank3.54%1.38%
Foreign Born5,7874.90%, see rank13.49%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,6212.22%, see rank6.33%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,1662.68%, see rank7.16%7.16%
Born In Europe1,7931.52%, see rank3.78%1.56%
Born In Asia1,1470.97%, see rank3.09%3.67%
Born In Africa2520.21%, see rank0.52%0.51%
Born In Oceania290.02%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,9971.69%, see rank5.60%6.79%
Born In Northern America5690.48%, see rank0.46%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Windham County%ConnecticutU.S.
English36,58183.31%, see rank76.26%79.64%
Spanish3,8138.68%, see rank11.04%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages2,9226.65%, see rank9.65%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3910.89%, see rank2.24%3.24%
Other2020.46%, see rank0.82%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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