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    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
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Windsor Locks is a suburb of Hartford with a population of 12,671. Windsor Locks is in Hartford County. Living in Windsor Locks offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Windsor Locks and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Windsor Locks are above average.

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About Windsor Locks...
Population
12,671

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,189
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    123.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    758.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    201.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Windsor Locks

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,067
National
$62,843

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