Winsted, CT

Census Place

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2022 Population
6,880
3.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43
2.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.8%
8.25% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,250
12.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$186,700
6.26% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,501
2.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Winsted, CT had a population of 6.88k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $66,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Winsted, CT grew from 6,662 to 6,880, a 3.27% increase and its median household income grew from $58,661 to $66,250, a 12.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winsted, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), Other (Hispanic) (4.53%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.27%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%).

None of the households in Winsted, 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.

96.2% of the residents in Winsted, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winsted, CT are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (182 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Winsted, CT was $186,700, and the homeownership rate was 48.5%.

Most people in Winsted, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Winsted, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Winsted, CT is home to a population of 6.88k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.7% of Winsted, CT residents were born outside of the country (461 people).

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.44k people) in Winsted, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 339 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 312 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of Winsted, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Winsted, CT was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Winsted, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.44k ± 651
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    339 ± 311
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    312 ± 259
12.1%
Hispanic Population
831 people

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.44k people) in Winsted, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 339 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 312 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.1% of the people in Winsted, CT are hispanic (831 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    41,700 ± 4,984 people
  2. India
    40,990 ± 4,942 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    28,698 ± 4,143 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was Jamaica, the natal country of 41,700 Connecticut residents, followed by India with 40,990 and Dominican Republic with 28,698.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
461 people
6.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
458 people

As of 2022, 6.7% of Winsted, CT residents (461 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 Winsted, CT was 6.87%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    176 ± 129
  2. World War II
    59 ± 66
  3. Korea
    58 ± 69

Winsted, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Winsted, CT employs 3.5k people. The largest industries in Winsted, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (699 people), Manufacturing (573 people), and Retail Trade (456 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($106,875), Transportation & Warehousing ($106,250), and Construction ($68,150).

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,304. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

3.5k
2022 Value
± 529
2.85%
1 Year growth
± 21.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winsted, CT grew at a rate of 2.85%, from 3.4k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winsted, CT, are Management Occupations (515 people), Sales & Related Occupations (433 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (407 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winsted, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.5k
2022 Value
± 529
2.85%
1 Year growth
± 21.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winsted, CT grew at a rate of 2.85%, from 3.4k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winsted, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (699 people), Manufacturing (573 people), and Retail Trade (456 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winsted, CT, though some of these residents may live in Winsted, 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

$62,506
Median earning men ± $5,995
$37,760
Median earning women ± $9,821

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($106,875), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,095), and Construction ($70,093).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,401), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,396), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,676).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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

In 2022, universities in Winsted, CT awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Winsted, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 411 male students and 738 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winsted, CT are White (144 and 80%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23 and 12.8%), Black or African American (5 and 2.78%), and Asian (4 and 2.22%).

The largest universities in Winsted, CT by number of degrees awarded are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (182 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Winsted, CT are Registered Nursing (26 and 14.3%), General Studies (20 and 11%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 and 10.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,149 students enrolled in Winsted, CT, 35.8% men and 64.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 804 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 26 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Winsted, CT was Registered Nursing with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Winsted, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
182 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwestern Connecticut Community College with 182 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 54 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winsted, CT, which is 0.422 times less than the 128 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 144 degrees mean that there were 6.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,176) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($596) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Winsted, CT was $186,700 in 2022, which is 0.662 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $175,700 to $186,700, a 6.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Winsted, CT is 48.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Winsted, CT have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Winsted, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$186,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,921
$1,595
Median Property Taxes
±$302

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 Winsted, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

48.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.5% of the housing units in Winsted, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.8%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$66,250
Median Household Income
± $12,027
3.29k
Number of Households
± 524

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.29k households in Winsted, CT grew to $66,250 from the previous year's value of $58,661.

The following chart displays the households in Winsted, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Winsted, 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 (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (6.79%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.62%)

In 2022, 85.9% of workers in Winsted, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.79%) and those who worked at home (3.62%).

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winsted, CT have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Winsted, 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 Winsted, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Winsted, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winsted, CT (1.26k out of 6.7k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Winsted, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

92.8% of the population of Winsted, CT has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 25.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Litchfield County, CT see 1717 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.464% decrease from the previous year (1725 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1509 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 347 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,717 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Litchfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Litchfield County, CT see an average of 1,717 patients per year. This represents a 0.464% decrease from the previous year (1,725 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Litchfield 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 18.2% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 43.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.23%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
25.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
2.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winsted, CT grew by 18.9% from 6.08% to 7.23%.

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