Profile for Winsted, Connecticut, CT
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Winsted is in Litchfield County, in the Torrington metro area.
The community name combines Winchester and Barkhamsted.
The latitude of Winsted is 41.921N. The longitude is -73.06W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,321.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Winsted demographic reports
Winsted is at the confluence of the Still and Mad rivers.
Winsted redeveloped after a destructive flood in 1955.
Well-known residents have included:
· Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and presidential candidate
Local festivals include:
- Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winsted web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Winchester Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities:
Northwestern Connecticut Community-Technical College
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Ancestry & family history
10% of Winsted residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winsted ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winsted was $19,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Winsted residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Winsted, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $523. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,128.
The average commute time for Winsted workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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