Warren, Connecticut

Warren is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 1,461 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 1,254 at the 2000 census. The town was named for Revolutionary War General Joseph Warren.[2]

Warren, Connecticut
Warren Congregational Church
Warren Congregational Church
Official seal of Warren, Connecticut
Seal
Location in Litchfield County, Connecticut
Location in Litchfield County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°44′11″N 73°20′32″W / 41.73639°N 73.34222°W / 41.73639; -73.34222Coordinates: 41°44′11″N 73°20′32″W / 41.73639°N 73.34222°W / 41.73639; -73.34222
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyLitchfield
RegionNorthwest Hills
Incorporated1786
Government
 • TypeSelectman-town meeting
 • First selectmanCraig Nelson
Area
 • Total27.6 sq mi (71.4 km2)
 • Land26.3 sq mi (68.1 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Elevation
1,257 ft (383 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total1,461
 • Density55/sq mi (21.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06754
Area code(s)860
FIPS code09-79510
GNIS feature ID0213523
Websitewww.warrenct.org

On July 1, 2006, businessman Joseph Cicio placed most of Warren's commercial district on eBay for $5,000,000.[3][4][5][6]

GeographyEdit

Warren is in west-central Litchfield County, 28 miles (45 km) north of Danbury, 24 miles (39 km) northwest of Waterbury, and 42 miles (68 km) west of Hartford. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 27.6 square miles (71.4 km2), of which 26.3 square miles (68.1 km2) are land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2)|, or 4.50%, are water.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1820875
1850830
1860710−14.5%
1870673−5.2%
1880639−5.1%
1890477−25.4%
1900432−9.4%
1910412−4.6%
1920350−15.0%
1930303−13.4%
19403288.3%
195043733.2%
196060037.3%
197082737.8%
19801,02724.2%
19901,22619.4%
20001,2542.3%
20101,46116.5%
Est. 20141,427[7]−2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 1,254 people, 497 households, and 353 families living in the town. The population density was 47.7 people per square mile (18.4/km²). There were 650 housing units at an average density of 24.7 per square mile (9.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.93% White, 0.16% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 497 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the age distribution of the population shows 22.6% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $62,798, and the median income for a family was $66,563. Males had a median income of $50,469 versus $35,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $36,801. About 2.8% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

TransportationEdit

Connecticut Route 45 is the main north-south highway, while Connecticut Route 341 is the main east-west highway in the town. Route 45 leads north 5 miles (8 km) to U.S. Route 7 in Cornwall and south the same distance to New Preston, while Route 341 leads southeast 5 miles to U.S. Route 202 at Woodville and west 8 miles (13 km) to Kent.

Notable locationsEdit

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Warren town, Litchfield County, Connecticut". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  2. ^ The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly. Connecticut Magazine Company. 1903. p. 335.
  3. ^ Joe Moore (July 3, 2006). "Warren is on the eBay block: $5 million will buy stores, 14-room colonial, land". Waterbury Republican-American.
  4. ^ "Parts of downtown Warren for sale on the Internet". WTNH. July 3, 2006.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Enterprise Digest: Downtown on eBay". Newsday. July 3, 2006.
  6. ^ eBay: Warren, CT. Town Center. Commercial. Residential. Land. (item 110003719889 end time Jul-30-06 11:21:21 PDT)
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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