Andover, Connecticut

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Andover, Connecticut

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High Points

Andover strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Top 9% Andover College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Andover, Connecticut

Comparing Andover to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
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to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Racial Diversity 6 3
Age of the Population 6 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


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to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 8 7


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College Educated Adults 10 6


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7

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Andover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Tolland
Metro Area Hartford
Standard Zip Codes 06232
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.737
Longitude -72.37

Andover Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Station STORRS
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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Andover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,036 100%
Male 1,534 50.5%
Female 1,502 49.5%
Under 18 828 27.3%
18+ 2,208 72.7%
65+ 234 7.7%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 3.04
White 2,934 96.6%
African-American 28 0.9%
Asian 14 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.3%
Other 21 0.7%
Mixed Race 29 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1.5%

Estimated Andover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,209
Growth 173
Growth % 5.7%

Andover Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 16%
Italian 15.8%
English 11.5%
German 10%
French (except Basque) 8.5%
Polish 6.4%
French Canadian 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
US/American 5.1%
Scottish 2.7%
Swedish 2.2%
Lithuanian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Canadian 1%
Portuguese 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
European 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
British 0.4%
Estonian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Andover Public Libraries

Andover Public Library
355 ROUTE 6
Andover, Connecticut
(860) 742-7428

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Andover High Schools (2004)

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