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Windsor is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

The community was named after the town and castle in England.

The latitude of Windsor is 41.875N. The longitude is -72.666W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 121 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,237.


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Median household income
Local
$64,137
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Windsor demographic reports
Windsor is at the confluence of the Farmington and the Connecticut rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Dorchester
English post established here in 1633
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rainbow Reservoir, Windsor Center River Trail, Northwest Park & Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: John E. Luddy Tobacco Cultural Museum, Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, Windsor Historical Society, Huntington House Museum
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Windsor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hartford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hartford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06096 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Windsor residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Windsor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Windsor was $27,633, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Windsor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Windsor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $698.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,340.


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Libraries in Windsor include Wilson Branch Library, Windsor Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Windsor workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Windsor between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Windsor include Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn, Hartford / Windsor Marriott Airport Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Residence Inn.

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