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Simsbury Center, Connecticut

Simsbury Center is a census-designated place (CDP) that consists of the central settlement, and the neighborhoods immediately surrounding it, in the town of Simsbury,[1] Connecticut, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 5,836.[2] The core area of the CDP is listed as the Simsbury Center Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.6 square miles (11.8 km2), of which 0.0039 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.10%, is water.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,603 people, 2,216 households, and 1,582 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,246.1 people per square mile (480.7/km2). There were 2,285 housing units at an average density of 508.2 per square mile (196.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.98% White, 0.55% African American, 0.07% Native American, 2.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% of the population.

There were 2,216 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $72,639, and the median income for a family was $81,933. Males had a median income of $65,116 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $34,837. About 0.4% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Principal Communities in Connecticut". CT Department of Economic and Community Development. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Simsbury Center CDP, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".  

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