Wauregan, Connecticut Population 2024

1,396

Wauregan is a city located in Windham County Connecticut. Wauregan has a 2024 population of 1,396. Wauregan is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,486 in 2020.

The average household income in Wauregan is $84,968 with a poverty rate of 23.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wauregan is 33.4 years, 42.7 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Wauregan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wauregan was:

  • White: 52.79%
  • Two or more races: 36.46%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Native American: 2.51%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,514.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.06% (-90)
The current population of Wauregan, Connecticut is 1,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,486.

Wauregan, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73752.79%
Two or more races50936.46%
Black or African American745.3%
Other race362.58%
Native American352.51%
Asian50.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wauregan Population by Race

Wauregan Population Pyramid 2024

Wauregan Median Age

33.4

Total

42.7

Male

31.4

Female

Wauregan Adults

There are 987 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Wauregan.

Wauregan Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauregan Sex Ratio

Female76454.73%
Male63245.27%

Wauregan Population by Age

Wauregan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4792.8856.843.2
Married1753.3785.114.9
Female1233.7222.877.2
Non Family1051.556.243.8
Male762.3247.452.6
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wauregan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wauregan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauregan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Wauregan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,552

Average Earnings

$53,558

Average Male

$34,625

Average Female

Wauregan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauregan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wauregan Language

83.94% of Wauregan residents speak only English, while 16.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.06% of the population.

Wauregan Language

Wauregan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic39119249.1%
Multiple50919237.72%
White7379713.16%
Native3535100%
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23.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

33.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauregan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauregan is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauregan is White, with 13.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.67%.

Wauregan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.62%
Some College22.66%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
showing: 4 rows

Wauregan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.46%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed16.19%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wauregan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauregan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wauregan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wauregan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wauregan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wauregan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wauregan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wauregan Veterans by War

count

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Wauregan Veterans by Age

count

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Wauregan Veterans by Race

Wauregan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauregan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.6%

Labor Force Participation

76.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wauregan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wauregan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wauregan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.01%

Born in Wauregan

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Wauregan residents were born in the United States, with 54.01% having been born in Connecticut. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Wauregan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,396
20231,396
20221,396513.79%
20211,345-141-9.49%
20201,486281.92%
20191,45813710.37%
20181,321-60-4.34%
20171,381352.6%
20161,346-82-5.74%
20151,42821818.02%
20141,210-28-2.26%
20131,238-35-2.75%
20121,2731028.71%
20111,171-34-2.82%
20101,205
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Wauregan Population by Year