West Simsbury, Connecticut Population 2024

2,796

West Simsbury is a city located in Hartford County Connecticut. West Simsbury has a 2024 population of 2,796. West Simsbury is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -10.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,131 in 2020.

The average household income in West Simsbury is $277,520 with a poverty rate of 9.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Simsbury is 57.1 years, 56.6 years for males, and 57.4 years for females.

West Simsbury Demographics

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

  • White: 94.46%
  • Asian: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
645.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.7% (-335)
The current population of West Simsbury, Connecticut is 2,796 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,131.

West Simsbury, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,64194.46%
Asian822.93%
Two or more races451.61%
Other race210.75%
Black or African American70.25%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Simsbury Population by Race

West Simsbury Population Pyramid 2024

West Simsbury Median Age

57.1

Total

56.6

Male

57.4

Female

West Simsbury Adults

There are 2,259 adults, (909 of whom are seniors) in West Simsbury.

West Simsbury Age Dependency

107.1

Age Dependency Ratio

67.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Simsbury Sex Ratio

Female1,48653.15%
Male1,31046.85%

West Simsbury Population by Age

West Simsbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8652.7889.610.4
Married692394.75.3
Non Family1281.4658.641.4
Male383.181000
Female721000
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Simsbury 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

West Simsbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Simsbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.68%.

West Simsbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$83,523

Average Earnings

$144,286

Average Male

$43,974

Average Female

West Simsbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Simsbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Simsbury Language

95.49% of West Simsbury residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

West Simsbury Language

West Simsbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,34123610.08%
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9.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

8.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Simsbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Simsbury is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Simsbury is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 18.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.74%.

West Simsbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade75.86%
High School28.93%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.3%
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West Simsbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed75.61%
Female Employed3.36%
Male Employed1.67%
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West Simsbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Simsbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Simsbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.6%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Simsbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Simsbury Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Simsbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Simsbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

122

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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West Simsbury Veterans by War

count

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West Simsbury Veterans by Age

count

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West Simsbury Veterans by Race

West Simsbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Simsbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Simsbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Simsbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Simsbury 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

50.46%

Born in West Simsbury

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

3.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.71% of West Simsbury residents were born in the United States, with 50.46% having been born in Connecticut. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Simsbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,796
20232,796
20222,796-209-6.96%
20213,005-126-4.02%
20203,13136713.28%
20192,7642419.55%
20182,5231365.7%
20172,387331.4%
20162,354-112-4.54%
20152,466200.82%
20142,446-123-4.79%
20132,56920.08%
20122,567-238-8.48%
20112,80535814.63%
20102,447
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West Simsbury Population by Year