
10 Smallest Communities in Massachusetts (2000 census)
• Gosnold: 86
• Monroe: 93
• Mount Washington: 130
• New Ashford: 247
• Hawley: 336
• Aquinnah: 344
• Tyringham: 350
• Rowe: 351
• Alford: 399
• Tolland: 426
Population: As of the 2000 census, Tolland had a total population of 426.
Geography
· Has a total area of 84.9 km² (32.8 mi²)
· 81.9 km² (31.6 mi²) of Tolland is land
· 3.0 km² (1.1 mi²) of Tolland is water. (3.48% water)
Demographics
General: As of the census of 2000, there are 426 people, 169 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density is 5.2/km² (13.5/mi²). There are 478 housing units at an average density of 5.8/km² (15.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.42% White, 0.94% African American, 1.17% Native American, 0.23%
Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. 1.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Households: There are 169 households out of which 26.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% are married couples living together, 1.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% are nonfamilies. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.06.
Age and Sex Distribution: In the town the population is spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 114.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 118.9 males.
Income: The median income for a household in the town is $53,125, and the median income for a family is $65,417. Males have a median income of $41,094 versus $35,278 for females. The per capita income for the town is $30,126. 4.2% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.0% are under the age of 18 and 17.7% are 65 or older.
 