Windsor Locks is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 12,043, but a July 1, 2002 Census estimate put the town's population at 12,237.
Situated on the Connecticut River, Windsor Locks is the site of Bradley International Airport. One-third of the town's area consists of the airport.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 24.2 km² (9.4 mi²). 23.4 km² (9.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.53% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 12,043 people, 4,935 households, and 3,306 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 514.9/km² (1,333.8/mi²). There are 5,101 housing units at an average density of 218.1/km² (565.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 92.47% White, 2.67% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 2.57% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 2.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,935 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% are married couples living together, 11.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% are non-families. 27.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.97.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $48,837, and the median income for a family is $59,054. Males have a median income of $41,179 versus $33,641 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $23,079. 4.4% of the population and 3.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.5% of those under the age of 18 and 4.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.