Ashford, Connecticut

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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 2017: $77,502 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Ashford:

$77,502
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,848 (it was $26,104 in 2000)

Ashford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,630 (it was $140,000 in 2000)
Ashford:

$236,630
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $225,819; detached houses: $236,745; townhouses or other attached units: $195,403; in 2-unit structures: $131,541; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,647; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,894; mobile homes: $159,479
March 2019 cost of living index in Ashford: 117.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ashford, CT (2010)
    • 3,97792.1%White alone
    • 1523.5%Hispanic
    • 751.7%Two or more races
    • 571.3%Asian alone
    • 431.0%Black alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Ashford, Connecticut as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashford is 863 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ashford, CT City Guides:

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).

Ashford, Connecticut map

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

This town:

4.2%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ashford town:

1.7% ($2,426)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

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+: Bronx, NY (114.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 72.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Ashford, CT in 2017
Ashford satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $320,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashford, CT residents
Average permit cost in Ashford, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ashford, CT
Historical housing units in Ashford, CT
Most common industries in Ashford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.6%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.2%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Ashford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Ashford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ashford, Connecticut average temperatures Ashford, Connecticut average precipitation Ashford, Connecticut humidity Ashford, Connecticut wind speed Ashford, Connecticut snowfall Ashford, Connecticut sunshine Ashford, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.226. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.226
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.389. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ashford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 22% smaller 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 near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 195.4 miles away from Ashford center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the city center
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 Ashford center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashford topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • VISITING NRS AND COMM HEALTH OF (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • WOODLAKE AT TOLLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TOLLAND, CT)
  • ST JOSEPHS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, 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: 22,037)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 13 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Manchester Community College (about 22 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Western New England University (about 24 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Bay Path College (about 24 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield College (about 25 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 25 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)

Public elementary/middle school in Ashford:

  • ASHFORD SCHOOL (Students: 556, Location: 440 WESTFORD ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ashford

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN CENTER - MAIN (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2007), St BCA signed (MAY-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2007), St BCA signed (MAY-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • 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), St BCA signed (MAY-18-2007)
  • 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), St BCA signed (MAY-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEADOWBROOK APARTMENTS, LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2014)
  • Public Education - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MAR-LEA PARK APTS (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In OCT-27-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
HEBRON ARMS APARTMENTS (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WESTFORD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
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%
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

For population 15 years and over in Ashford:

Marital status in Ashford, CT
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashford, CT (based on Windham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,70018
Mainline Protestant6,33039
Evangelical Protestant4,49537
Other1,11912
Orthodox2052
Black Protestant1801
None64,399-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

5.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New London County, CT  1.08% ($38,333 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($45,753)
from Worcester County, MA  0.62% ($55,716)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New London County, CT  1.23% ($39,711 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.67% ($45,733)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($37,606)

Businesses in Ashford, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

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)
Ashford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ashford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.8mTotal length
  • 33,987Total average daily traffic
  • 1,471Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,503Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ashford, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • .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:
  • 353 Pumpkin Hill Rd. (Lat: 41.847861 Lon: -72.121611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.1 m, Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WNHV903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.375 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2024, Certifier: Robert E Kelley, Registrant: Stanek Electronics Lab Inc, 277 Broad Street, Manchester, CT 06040, Phone: (860) 930-2409, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle E Lilie, 130 Mansfield Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738GV , Serial Number: 17269974, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond Jr Molnar, 213 Kennerson Reservoir 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Brndiar, 61 Lead Mine Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/05/2019
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Woytik, 343 Waterfall Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/07/2018
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Roger T Phillips, 196 Pumpkin Hill Rd, Ashford, CT 06278
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/07/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 42 took place in 2012, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashford, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.1%), and Outside Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashford, CT
    • 24657.1%Structure Fires
    • 10925.3%Outside Fires
    • 5212.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 245.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashford, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashford, CT
  • 71.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashford, CT
  • 51.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 48.9%Electricity


Ashford compared to Connecticut 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Craig F. Smith (9)
  • Donald T. Wesson, Jr. (3)
  • Steven Ivory (3)
  • Dave Sherman (3)
  • Serguei Tchessalov (3)
  • Lyle E. Lilie (3)
  • Richard Parnas (2)
  • Mark A. Strogoff (2)
  • John R. Pease (2)
  • Trudy Dufresne (1)

Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2020.