Willimantic, Connecticut Population 2021

17,358
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Willimantic is a city located in Windham County Connecticut. Willimantic has a 2020 population of 17,358. It is also the county seat of Windham County. Willimantic is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,737 in 2010. Willimantic reached it's highest population of 17,845 in 2014.

The average household income in Willimantic is $49,942 with a poverty rate of 30.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $877 per month, and the median house value is $148,900. The median age in Willimantic is 28.5 years, 27.5 years for males, and 29.2 years for females.

Willimantic Demographics

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

  • White: 69.08%
  • Other race: 11.19%
  • Two or more races: 7.24%
  • Black or African American: 7.13%
  • Native American: 3.02%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willimantic, Connecticut is 17,358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,184.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,737.

Willimantic, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,99169.08%
Some Other Race1,94311.19%
Two or More Races1,2567.24%
Black or African American1,2387.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native5253.02%
Asian4052.33%
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Willimantic Population by Race

Willimantic Population Pyramid $2021

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Willimantic Median Age

28.5


Total

27.5


Male

29.2


Female

Willimantic Adults

There are 14,338 adults, (1,796 of whom are seniors) in Willimantic.

Willimantic Age Dependency

38.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Willimantic Sex Ratio

Female

9,103

52.44%

Male

8,255

47.56%

Willimantic Population by Age

Willimantic Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willimantic Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All36.3%63.7%
Female27.5%72.5%
Non Family26.3%73.7%
Male24.4%75.6%

36.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willimantic Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7062.4636.3
Non Family2,6691.4326.3
Female1,3363.2227.5
Married1,2703.5270.5
Male4313.324.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Willimantic Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade96610.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,11211.99%
High School Graduate3,24635.01%
Some College1,62617.54%
Associates Degree6306.80%
Bachelors Degree97210.48%
Graduate Degree7197.76%
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Willimantic Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willimantic Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2873,7611,156
Hispanic4,2362,838340
Other Race1,161647140
2+ Races705684110
Black54335645
Native American255163
Asian15513283

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.55%.

Willimantic Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,890$32,546$29,496
Less Than 9th Grade$20,587$20,938$20,383
High School Graduate$30,714$32,042$30,036
Some College$34,060$35,820$32,860
Bachelors Degree$30,445$43,906$28,155
Graduate Degree$52,802$46,806$57,500

$30,890

Average Earnings

$32,546

Average Male

$29,496

Average Female

Willimantic Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willimantic Language by Age

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Willimantic Language

59.42% of Willimantic residents speak only English, while 40.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.54% of the population.

Willimantic Language

Willimantic Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,2502,58935.71%
White5,6801,27822.50%
Other1,92986344.74%
Multiple1,07323421.81%
Black70023433.43%
Asian30515149.51%
Native502356.97%

30.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.15%

Male Poverty Rate

34.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willimantic

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willimantic is Asian, with 49.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willimantic is Native, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.99%.

Willimantic Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.36%
Some College23.40%
High School21.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%

Willimantic Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.35%
Female Employed23.05%
Male Unemployed22.61%
Male Employed13.48%

Willimantic Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willimantic Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,122$49,942
Families$46,028$58,332
Married Families$70,025-
Non Families$23,688$35,785
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Income by Household Type

Willimantic Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.0%

Male Marriage Rate

18.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Willimantic Married by Age and Sex

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Willimantic Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Willimantic Marital Status by Race

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Willimantic Marital Status

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484

Number of Veterans

483

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War69
Korea56
World War II40

Willimantic Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74158
75+129
55 to 6493
35 to 5452
18 to 3452

Willimantic Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4304.31%
Hispanic380.69%
2+ Races282.58%
Black262.38%

Willimantic Veterans by Race

Willimantic Veterans by Education

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16.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willimantic Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Willimantic Employment by Age

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Willimantic Employment by Race

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Willimantic Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.53%

Born in Willimantic

87.50%

Native Born

12.50%

Foreign Born

9.23%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.50% of Willimantic residents were born in the United States, with 52.53% having been born in Connecticut. 9.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willimantic Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,3580.00%
202017,3580.00%
201917,3581741.01%
201817,184-366-2.09%
201717,5502111.22%
201617,339-72-0.41%
201517,411-434-2.43%
201417,8452221.26%
201317,6233421.98%
201217,281-214-1.22%
201117,495-242-1.36%
201017,7370.00%

Willimantic Population by Year