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About East Granby Connecticut:
East Granby is in the Farmigton valley, with the Farmington River passing along the Southern border of the town. The Metacomet Ridge runs through the center of the town, cutting off Salisbury Plain to the east, which used to lie under the ancient, glacial Lake Hitchcock.
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,745 people, 1,848 households, and 1,354 families residing in the town. The population density was 104.8/km? (271.5/mi?). There were 1,903 housing units at an average density of 42.0/km? (108.9/mi?). The racial makeup of the town was 95.60% White, 1.37% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.
There were 1,848 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.1% of all househol married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with ds were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04. In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $68,696, and the median income for a family was $77,621. Males had a median income of $48,992 versus $37,450 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,805. About 0.9% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
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