Roxbury, Connecticut

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Roxbury, Connecticut

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

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Comparative Profile of Roxbury, Connecticut

Comparing Roxbury 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 6 3
Senior Citizens 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
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to State
College Educated Adults 10 9


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9

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Roxbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06783
Phone Area Codes 203
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.556
Longitude -73.309

Roxbury 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 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
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Roxbury Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,136 100%
Male 1,089 51%
Female 1,047 49%
Under 18 486 22.8%
18+ 1,650 77.2%
65+ 295 13.8%
Median Age 44.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 2,077 97.2%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 20 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 14 0.7%
Mixed Race 16 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 1.3%

Estimated Roxbury Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,327
Growth 191
Growth % 8.9%

Roxbury 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 22.9%
Irish 13.2%
Italian 10.3%
German 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
US/American 5.6%
Polish 4.6%
Scottish 4%
Swedish 3.5%
Russian 3.3%
French Canadian 2.7%
Dutch 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Norwegian 1.4%
European 1.2%
Hungarian 1%
Swiss 0.9%
Lebanese 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Romanian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
British 0.5%
Eastern European 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Guyanese 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Roxbury Public Libraries

Minor Memorial Library
Roxbury, Connecticut
(860) 350-2181
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