There were 858 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.03. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.6 square miles (51km2), of which, 19.4 square miles (50km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26km2) of it (0.66%) is water. Chaplin is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The town was named for Deacon Benjamin Chaplin, an early settler. The population was 2,305 at the 2010 census.