Scotland, Connecticut

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Scotland, Connecticut

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 19% Scotland College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Scotland, Connecticut

Comparing Scotland 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 6 3
Age of the Population 5 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 3


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 6

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Scotland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
Standard Zip Codes 06264
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.698
Longitude -72.081

Scotland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 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
Distance 15.5 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
Distance 19.8 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
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Scotland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,556 100%
Male 781 50.2%
Female 775 49.8%
Under 18 439 28.2%
18+ 1,117 71.8%
65+ 139 8.9%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,520 97.7%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 8 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 9 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 2.3%

Estimated Scotland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,699
Growth 143
Growth % 9.2%

Scotland 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
French (except Basque) 16.1%
English 11.6%
Italian 10.9%
Irish 10.6%
French Canadian 10.1%
German 7.8%
Polish 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
Scottish 3.9%
US/American 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Canadian 1.4%
Portuguese 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Estonian 1.2%
Russian 0.8%
British 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
European 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Haitian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Syrian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
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Scotland Public Libraries

Scotland Public Library
Scotland, Connecticut
(860) 456-8627

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