Broad Brook, Connecticut

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Broad Brook, Connecticut
Census-designated place
The Broad Brook dam and Opera House
The Broad Brook dam and Opera House
Broad Brook is located in Connecticut
Broad Brook
Broad Brook
Broad Brook is located in the US
Broad Brook
Broad Brook
Coordinates: 41°54′44″N 72°32′42″W / 41.91222°N 72.54500°W / 41.91222; -72.54500Coordinates: 41°54′44″N 72°32′42″W / 41.91222°N 72.54500°W / 41.91222; -72.54500
Country United States
State Connecticut
County Hartford
Town East Windsor
Area
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.4 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 130 ft (40 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,069
 • Density 687/sq mi (265.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06016
Area Code 860
FIPS code 09-08770
GNIS feature ID 2378339

Broad Brook is a neighborhood[1] and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 4,069.[2]

Geography[edit]

The Broad Brook CDP occupies most of the east-central part of the town of East Windsor. It is bordered to the east by the town of Ellington in Tolland County, to the south by Chamberlain Road and Ketch Brook, to the west by the Scantic River, and to the north by Connecticut Route 140 and a portion of Broad Brook, the community's namesake waterway.

The community is 11 miles (18 km) north of East Hartford and 7 miles (11 km) south of Thompsonville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.4 km2), of which 5.9 square miles (15.3 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.58%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,469 people, 1,433 households, and 932 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 586.2 people per square mile (226.2/km2). There were 1,589 housing units at an average density of 268.5 per square mile (103.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.76% White, 4.44% African American, 1.53% Asian, 1.04% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population.

There were 1,433 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 45.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,417, and the median income for a family was $58,138. Males had a median income of $38,222 versus $32,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,244. About 3.5% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Principal Communities in Connecticut". CT Department of Economic and Community Development. Retrieved November 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Broad Brook CDP, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.