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Putnam is a town in Windham County, in the Willimantic metro area.

The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Israel Putnam

The latitude of Putnam is 41.906N. The longitude is -71.87W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,002.


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Median household income
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$43,010
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Putnam demographic reports
Putnam is on the Rhode Island border
Former and merged names include:
· Quinnebaug
· Pomfret Factory
Historic sites and museums: Roseland Cottage
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Putnam residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Putnam ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Putnam was $20,597, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Putnam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Putnam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $993.


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Libraries in Putnam include Putnam Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Putnam workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Putnam include Kings Inn.

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