Willimantic, Connecticut Population 2022

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.

The average household income in Willimantic is $49,942 with a poverty rate of 30.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $881 per month, and the median house value is $151,500. 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 Willimanticwas:

  • White: 67.45%
  • Other race: 11.25%
  • Two or more races: 9.74%
  • Black or African American: 8.14%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • 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 17,358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,737.

Willimantic, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,59267.45%
Black or African American1,5208.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native2591.39%
Asian3782.02%
Some Other Race2,10111.25%
Two or More Races1,8199.74%
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Willimantic Population by Race

Willimantic Population Pyramid 2022

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Willimantic Median Age

29.4


Total

28.4


Male

30.6


Female

Willimantic Adults

There are 15,169 adults, (2,029 of whom are seniors) in Willimantic.

Willimantic Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Willimantic Sex Ratio

Female

9,712

52.02%

Male

8,957

47.98%

Willimantic Population by Age

Willimantic Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willimantic Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All34.3%65.7%
Non Family23.3%76.7%
Female22.1%77.9%
Male10%90%

34.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willimantic Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4542.3834.3
Married1,5933.5172.8
Male4402.9410
Female1,3833.1722.1
Non Family3,0381.3423.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Willimantic Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,12710.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,0299.98%
High School Graduate3,70035.88%
Some College1,75517.02%
Associates Degree6105.91%
Bachelors Degree1,14611.11%
Graduate Degree9469.17%
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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
Asian16514158
White4,6964,1661,566
Black702491114
2+ Races945870131
Other Race1,251725115
Hispanic4,7713,271301
Native American14989

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.15%.

Willimantic Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,464$27,994$30,555
Less Than 9th Grade$20,134$22,671$20,000
High School Graduate$29,588$29,525$29,861
Some College$30,861$28,155$33,125
Bachelors Degree$37,024$61,625$32,364
Graduate Degree$46,625$57,833$36,917

$29,464

Average Earnings

$27,994

Average Male

$30,555

Average Female

Willimantic Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willimantic Language by Age

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Willimantic Language

56.41% of Willimantic residents speak only English, while 43.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.09% of the population.

Willimantic Language

Willimantic Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian26713952.06%
Black96935736.84%
Hispanic8,4202,92934.79%
White5,8871,39523.70%
Native2333113.30%
Other729NaN%
Multiple1,61126516.45%

30.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.42%

Male Poverty Rate

34.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willimantic

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willimantic is Asian, with 52.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willimantic is Multiple, with 16.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.16%.

Willimantic Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.34%
High School25.24%
Some College28.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%

Willimantic Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.32%
Male Unemployed40.49%
Female Employed20.06%
Female Unemployed59.06%

Willimantic Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willimantic Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,630$47,838
Families$42,048$57,941
Married Families$67,388-
Non Families$20,661$34,113
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Income by Household Type

Willimantic Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.8%

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 Over 65, 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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582

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War181
First Gulf War39
Vietnam239
Korea49
World War II35

Willimantic Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 5497
55 to 64139
65 to 74167
75+147

Willimantic Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4494.33%
Black251.95%
Other Race120.79%
2+ Races966.95%
Hispanic1652.67%

Willimantic Veterans by Race

Willimantic Veterans by Education

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12.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willimantic Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

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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52.03%

Born in Willimantic

88.35%

Native Born

11.65%

Foreign Born

8.52%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.35% of Willimantic residents were born in the United States, with 52.03% having been born in Connecticut. 8.52% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201017,7370.00%
201117,495-242-1.36%
201217,281-214-1.22%
201317,6233421.98%
201417,8452221.26%
201517,411-434-2.43%
201617,339-72-0.41%
201717,5502111.22%
201817,184-366-2.09%
201917,3581741.01%
202017,3580.00%
202117,3580.00%
202217,3580.00%

Willimantic Population by Year