Andover, Connecticut

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Andover
First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church
Official seal of Andover
Seal
Location in Tolland County, Connecticut
Location in Tolland County, Connecticut
Andover is located in Connecticut
Andover
Andover
Location in Tolland County, Connecticut
Andover is located in the United States
Andover
Andover
Andover (the United States)
Andover is located in North America
Andover
Andover
Andover (North America)
Coordinates: 41°43′58″N 72°22′29″W / 41.73278°N 72.37472°W / 41.73278; -72.37472Coordinates: 41°43′58″N 72°22′29″W / 41.73278°N 72.37472°W / 41.73278; -72.37472
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyTolland
Metropolitan areaHartford
Government
 • TypeSelectman-town meeting
 • First SelectmanRobert F. Burbank (R)
 • SelectmenJeff Maguire (D)
Jay K. Linddy
Julia Haverl (D)
Jonathan P. Zabel (R)
Cathleen Desrosiers (R)
Area
 • Total15.7 sq mi (40.7 km2)
 • Land15.5 sq mi (40.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation
400 ft (122 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total3,303
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06232
Area code(s)860
FIPS code09-01080
GNIS feature ID0213382
Websiteandoverconnecticut.org

Andover is a rural town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 3,303 at the 2010 census.

Andover was incorporated on May 18, 1848, from Hebron and Coventry. The name is a transfer from Andover, Hampshire, England.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.7 square miles (41 km2), of which, 15.5 square miles (40 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (1.53%) is water. Most of the water of that is Andover Lake.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850500
18605173.4%
1870461−10.8%
1880428−7.2%
1890401−6.3%
1900385−4.0%
1910371−3.6%
19203894.9%
193043010.5%
194056030.2%
19501,03484.6%
19601,77171.3%
19702,09918.5%
19802,1442.1%
19902,54018.5%
20003,03619.5%
20103,3038.8%
Est. 20143,272[3]−0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the 2010 United States Census Andover had a population of 3,304. The racial composition of the population was 95.9% white, 1.1% black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.5% from some other race and 1.2% reporting two or more race. 1.6% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.[5]

At the 2000 census there were 3,036 people, 1,150 households, and 861 families living in the town. The population density was 196.4 people per square mile (75.8/km2). There were 1,198 housing units at an average density of 77.5 per square mile (29.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.64% White, 0.92% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.69% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55%.[6]

Of the 1,150 households 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.0% of households were one person and 5.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.04.

The age distribution was 27.3% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median household income was $92,822,[7] and the median family income was $45,234. Males had a median income of $21,543 versus $18,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,273. About 2.3% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

Voter Registration[edit]

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of October 29, 2019[8]
Party Active Voters Inactive Voters Total Voters Percentage
Democratic 697 0 697 31.87%
Republican 614 0 614 28.07%
Unaffiliated 836 1 837 38.27%
Minor Parties 39 0 39 1.78%
Total 2,186 1 2,187 100%

Politics[edit]

Presidential Election Results[9]
Year Democratic Republican Third Parties
2016 47.0% 896 46.7% 891 6.3% 121
2012 55.1% 976 43.7% 774 1.2% 22
2008 58.4% 1,090 39.9% 745 1.7% 31
2004 54.4% 980 44.1% 796 1.5% 28
2000 54.9% 871 38.2% 609 6.9% 111
1996 48.5% 711 32.7% 480 18.8% 275
1992 40.0% 634 30.2% 480 29.8% 472
1988 47.5% 604 50.9% 649 1.6% 21
1984 36.5% 435 63.5% 758 0.00% 0
1980 32.5% 374 47.9% 552 19.6% 226
1976 47.8% 487 51.6% 526 0.6% 6
1972 41.3% 446 57.7% 624 1.0% 11
1968 44.0% 419 49.1% 469 6.9% 66
1964 52.3% 556 47.7% 508 0.00% 0
1960 46.6% 391 56.4% 505 0.00% 0
1956 32.7% 240 67.3% 494 0.00% 0

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates
  2. ^ The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly. Connecticut Magazine Company. 1903. p. 330.
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on 2015-05-23. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ 2010 race and Hispanic or Latino by place chart for Connecticut from the US Census
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Andover, Connecticut (CT 06232) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders". www.city-data.com. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  8. ^ "Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of October 29, 2019" (PDF). Connecticut Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  9. ^ "General Election Statements of Vote, 1922 – Current". CT Secretary of State. Retrieved May 8, 2020.