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Overview

Introduction to East Windsor, Connecticut

East Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford county, is 8 miles N of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center) and 83 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Hartford metropolitan statistical area.

East Windsor History

The area which is now known as East Windsor, was officially incorporated in 1768. The community was first settled in the seventeenth century by farmers who were attracted to the fertile soils and topography of the Connecticut River Valley. East Windsor is comprised of five villages: Melrose, Warehouse Point, Broad Brook, Scantic, and Windsorville. The villages are combined for convenience in education and governance. The town of East Windsor is located in Hartford County, which was established in 1666.

East Windsor and nearby Attractions

  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Mansfield Hollow State Park
  • New Britain Industrial Museum
  • Robinson State Park
  • Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
  • Chicopee Memorial State Park

Things To Do In East Windsor

The popular shopping destinations of the area include Cohoes Common Shopping Center, Bassdale Plaza Shopping Center, and Chesters Shopping Center. The Broad Brook Library offers ample reading materials. Area churches include Broad Brook Congregational Church, Saint Catherine's Church, Scantic Church, and Grace Episcopal Church. There are also numerous parks such as East Windsor Town Park, Pierce Memorial Park, and Doctor John E Flaherty State Wildlife Area, which offer multiple opportunities for recreation.

East Windsor Transportation

The closest major international airport is Bradley International Airport.

East Windsor Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Manchester Community College, University of Hartford, and Springfield Technical Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,393
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+6,440
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.2%
Median Earnings25+$44,747
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,974

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,743
% Above Poverty Level94.9%
% Below Poverty Level5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,165
Median House Value$205,900

Ancestry

Irish22.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.8%
Italian15.8%
English11.3%
Polish10.8%
German10%
French Except Basque9.5%
Canadian8.1%
Lithuanian2.3%
Jamaican2.2%
West Indian2.2%
Scottish1.9%
Swedish1.5%
Russian1.2%
Slovak1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
African1%
Portuguese0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Welsh0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Greek0.1%
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East Windsor Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hartford County
Standard Zip Codes6088
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.91
Approximate Longitude-72.59

East Windsor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHARTFORD BRADLEY INTL AP
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationSTORRS
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 80 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationMANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

East Windsor Public Libraries

Library Association Of Warehouse Point
107 MAIN ST.
East Windsor, Connecticut
(860) 623-5482

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East Windsor Public Schools

Broad Brook Elementary School
14 Rye Street
ZIP: 6016
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Children's Place School
36 Gardner Street
ZIP: 6088
Other
Total Enrollment 28
East Windsor High School
76 South Main Street
ZIP: 6088
High
Total Enrollment 332
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