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Population in 2010: 4,317. Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 

Males: 2,129  (49.3%)
Females: 2,188  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06278.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,951 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Ashford:

$65,951
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,243

Ashford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $240,085 (it was $140,000 in 2000)
Ashford:

$240,085
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $293,380; Detached houses: $303,630; Townhouses or other attached units: $64,475; In 2-unit structures: $261,508; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,986; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,395; Mobile homes: $161,653
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Ashford races chart
  • White alone - 3,977 (92.1%)
  • Hispanic - 152 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 75 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 43 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Ashford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashford: 236.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.7%), Italian (15.7%), German (14.0%), French (13.2%), English (11.8%), Polish (9.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1714

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ashford:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashford town:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

173 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This town:  4.2%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ashford, Connecticut as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashford to the number of sex offenders is 4,470 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ashford town:  1.7% ($2,426)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Ashford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (19.6 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (63.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (122.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Willington, CT (2.1 miles ), Eastford, CT (2.2 miles ), Union, CT (2.6 miles ), Storrs, CT (2.7 miles ), Chaplin, CT (2.8 miles ), Stafford Springs, CT (2.8 miles ), Mansfield, CT (2.8 miles ), Mansfield Center, CT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $316,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 72.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Ashford household income distribution Ashford home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Ashford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ashford, Connecticut

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Tornado activity:

Ashford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Ashford town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Ashford center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Ashford center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashford topographic map

Birthplace of: Comfort Tyler - Pioneer, Nathaniel Lyon - Army general, Galusha A. Grow - Pennsylvania politician, John H. Trumbull - Politician, Walter Eli Clark - (Rep.) 1912-1913.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ashford:

  • T R I-COUNTY ARC: DUNN HILL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; TOLLAND, CT)
  • NATCHAUG HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • VNA EAST INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Ashford, CT

Airports located in Ashford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashford:

  • University of Connecticut (about 8 miles; Storrs, CT; Full-time enrollment: 21,191)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 13 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,426)
  • Manchester Community College (about 23 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 3,430)
  • Western New England College (about 24 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,859)
  • Springfield College (about 25 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Trinity College (about 29 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,168)

Public elementary/middle school in Ashford:

  • Ashford School (Students: 556; Location: 0440 Westford Road; Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Ashford:

  • KIDDERBROOK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 22-24 KIDDERBROOK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Ashford:

  • BABCOCK LIBRARY (Operating income: $157,083; Location: 25 POMPEY HOLLOW RD.; 25,516 books; 18 e-books; 687 audio materials; 1,086 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ashford: Brialee Campground (A), Camp Connri (B), June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation (C), Hole in the Wall Gang Paul Newman Camp (D), Church Farm Homestead (E), Ashford Volunteer Fire Department Station 220 (F), Ashford Volunteer Fire Department Station 20 (G), Earl W Smith Senior Center (H), Babcock Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashford include: Westford Hill Church (A), Saint Philip-Apostle Church (B), Westford Congregational Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Westford Hill Cemetery (1), Warrenville Cemetery (2), Ward Cemetery (3), Swamp Burying Ground (4), South Ashford Cemetery (5), Babcock Cemetery (6), Westford Village Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Stowell Pond (A), Leander Pond (B), Poole Pond (C), Armitage Pond (D), Ashford Lake (E), Paine Pond (F), Goss Pond (G), Sabo Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lowry Brook (A), Moritz Brook (B), North Chism Brook (C), South Chism Brook (D), Squaw Hollow Brook (E), Lipps Brook (F), Basset Brook (G), Bebbington Brook (H), Boston Hollow Road Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ashford include: Tinkerville Brook Preserve (1), Pompey Hollow Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: McCaughtry & Associates (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 44 Portland Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Ashford Motel (26 Ashford Motel Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Ashford Town - Administrative Departments- Probate Court (20 Pompey Hollow Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.483. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.483
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.63
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashford and their reported violations in the past:

CAMP CONNRI (Population served: 319, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-09-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EVANGELICAL BAPTIST CENTER - MAIN (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-05-2005 and OCT-20-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and NOV-29-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAR-04-2005 and JUL-28-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
WESTFORD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-04-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ashford, CT

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
16 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ashford compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashford, Connecticut:

  • Ashford Motel, 26 Snow HL Rd, Ashford, CT 06076 , Phone: (860) 684-2221
  • Red Carpet Inn, 26 Ashford Motel Rd, Ashford, CT 06278 , Phone: (860) 487-3900
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ashford, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashford town (based on Windham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Here49.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents77.3%6.2%2.7%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.2%15.8%11.6%7.4%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.2%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%1.1%26.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Windham County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Windham County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
State:

15.8%

6.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New London County, CT  1.43% ($36,914 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.82% ($33,191)
from Providence County, RI  0.69% ($54,980)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New London County, CT  1.33% ($34,428 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.94% ($38,518)
to Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($51,142)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ashford:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ashford, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 18
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Ashford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,031
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 13,650

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashford, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .1 Mi N Rt 44 & 89 Int (Lat: 41.866778 Lon: -72.157861), Call Sign: KNGE533
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Pumpkin Hill Road (Lat: 41.847611 Lon: -72.121472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKM752
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BURKHART GROB FLUGZEUGBAU SPEED ASTIR II B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 171SS , Serial Number: 4079, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1989
    Registrant (Individual): John R Ryan, 22 Kennerson Reservoir Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2859P , Serial Number: 22-3161, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Roger T Phillips, 196 Pumpkin Hill Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40DA , Serial Number: 30-904, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle E Lilie, 130 Mansfield Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42929 , Serial Number: 15288, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Woytik, 343 Waterfall Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 585B , Serial Number: 27-4819
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle E Lilie, 130 Mansfield Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9011L , Serial Number: 241-70, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Brndiar, 61 Lead Mine Rd, Ashford, CT 06278


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Ashford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashford, CT

Businesses in Ashford, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1


Ashford on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations:"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Craig F. Smith (9)
  • Lyle E. Lilie (3)
  • Donald T. Wesson, Jr. (3)
  • Dave Sherman (3)
  • Serguei Tchessalov (2)
  • John R. Pease (2)
  • Steven Ivory (2)
  • Mark A. Strogoff (2)
  • Paul Leo Grant (1)
  • Richard S. Parnas (1)

Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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