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

The community was named for locks of the canal built here in 1829.

The latitude of Windsor Locks is 41.925N. The longitude is -72.65W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,043.


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Median household income
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$48,837
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Windsor Locks demographic reports
Windsor Locks is west of the Connecticut River.
Former and merged names include:
· Pine Meadow
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Windsor Locks Canal Trail
Historic sites and museums: New England Air Museum, Noden-Reed 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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9% of Windsor Locks residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Windsor Locks ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Windsor Locks was $23,079, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Windsor Locks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $607.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,155.


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Libraries in Windsor Locks include Windsor Locks Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Windsor Locks workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Windsor Locks between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Windsor Locks include Days Inn, Doubletree Hotel Bradley International Airport, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Airport, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Howard Johnson Inn, La Quinta Inn Hartford-Bradley Airport, Motel Six, Ramada Inn at Bradley Airport.

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