Colebrook, Connecticut

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Colebrook, Connecticut

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High Points

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

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Top 9% Colebrook College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Colebrook, Connecticut

Comparing Colebrook 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
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 6
Female Share of the Population 2 2


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to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 6


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College Educated Adults 10 6


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9

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Colebrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06021
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.989
Longitude -73.096

Colebrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
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Colebrook Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,471 100%
Male 743 50.5%
Female 728 49.5%
Under 18 361 24.5%
18+ 1,110 75.5%
65+ 207 14.1%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,427 97%
African-American 10 0.7%
Asian 9 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 13 0.9%
Mixed Race 12 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 2.4%

Estimated Colebrook Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,540
Growth 69
Growth % 4.7%

Colebrook 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
English 16%
Italian 13.2%
Irish 12%
US/American 10.9%
French (except Basque) 8.8%
German 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
French Canadian 3.7%
Polish 3.5%
Scottish 3.4%
Swedish 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
European 1%
Finnish 0.9%
Canadian 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
British 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colebrook, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Colbrook (06021)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Colebrook High Schools (2004)

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