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Woodmont, Connecticut

Woodmont, Connecticut
Borough of Woodmont
Vintage postcard of Merwin Ave.
Vintage postcard of Merwin Ave.
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U.S. Census Map
Woodmont, Connecticut is located in Connecticut
Woodmont, Connecticut
Woodmont, Connecticut
Location within the state of Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°13′41″N 72°59′32″W / 41.22806°N 72.99222°W / 41.22806; -72.99222
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyNew Haven
RegionSouth Central CT
 • Total0.99 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Land0.28 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
39 ft (12 m)
 • Total1,486
 • Density5,643.64/sq mi (2,182.43/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code09-88050
GNIS feature ID0212247

Woodmont is a borough of the city of Milford, in New Haven County, Connecticut. The population was 1,486 at the 2020 census.[2] It was first created by Special Act of Connecticut General Assembly in 1893 as the Woodmont Improvement Association.[3] In 1903 it became the Woodmont Association.[4] It became a municipality in 1957 when the Connecticut General Assembly passed House Bill No. 2443 "An Act to change the Association status of Woodmont to Borough status".

Woodmont is one of 9 Boroughs in Connecticut. The government of the borough works closely with the city of Milford to provide services such as road maintenance, snow plowing, street lighting, beach maintenance, and supplemental police service. There is an extra yearly tax assessment, beyond what is owed to the city of Milford, for borough residents to pay for services in excess of what the city of Milford provides to the rest of Milford.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), or 71.43%, is water.

A majority of the borough land mass is safely above sea level. However, it does have a few low elevation areas which are subject to flooding during very heavy storm situations (Hurricanes). The most recent, circa 2013 FEMA generated flood map is shown at the right, with the borough border roughly outlined in white.

FEMA Woodmont Flood map


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 1,488 people, 691 households, and 406 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4960 people per(land) square mile (1,915/km2). There were 786 housing units at an average density of 2,620 per square mile (1,010/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.4% White, 1.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.8% of the population.

There were 762 households, out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Woodmont borough, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau.
  3. ^ Connecticut General Assembly House Joint Resolution No. 412 in 1893.
  4. ^ Connecticut General Assembly Special Act House Joint Resolution No. 430 in 1903.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 21, 2016.

41°13′41″N 72°59′29″W / 41.22806°N 72.99139°W / 41.22806; -72.99139

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