Pomfret, Connecticut

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Pomfret, Connecticut

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

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Top 8% Pomfret College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Pomfret, Connecticut

Comparing Pomfret 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 7 7
Age of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 6
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
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to State
College Educated Adults 10 7


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 6

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Pomfret Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles S of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
P.O. Box Zip Codes 06258
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.897
Longitude -71.963

Pomfret Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 15.3 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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Pomfret Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,798 100%
Male 1,866 49.1%
Female 1,932 50.9%
Under 18 1,013 26.7%
18+ 2,785 73.3%
65+ 411 10.8%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.07
White 3,693 97.2%
African-American 15 0.4%
Asian 28 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 14 0.4%
Mixed Race 42 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 1.6%

Estimated Pomfret Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,142
Growth 344
Growth % 9.1%

Pomfret 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 16.6%
English 15.3%
French Canadian 12%
Italian 10.8%
French (except Basque) 9.4%
German 8.1%
Polish 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3%
US/American 2.5%
Swedish 2%
Scottish 1.9%
Hungarian 1.5%
Albanian 1.5%
Welsh 1.1%
Greek 1%
Egyptian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Pomfret Public Libraries

Pomfret Public Library
Pomfret, Connecticut
(860) 928-3475
Abington Social Library
Pomfret, Connecticut
(860) 974-0415

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