For population 25 years and over in Bantam:
For population 15 years and over in Bantam borough:
29 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,429 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (15.6 miles , pop. 107,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (62.5 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (69.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Morris, CT (1.6 miles ), Litchfield, CT (1.6 miles ), Warren, CT (2.3 miles ), Bethlehem Village, CT (2.5 miles ), Washington, CT (2.5 miles ), Bethlehem, CT (2.6 miles ), New Preston, CT (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 73.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+3.2%).
Work and jobs in Bantam: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bantam, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bantam-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Bantam borough center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bantam-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.8 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 65.7 miles away from Bantam center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 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 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Bantam center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bantam:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.958. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bantam and their reported violations in the past:BREEZY KNOLL ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bantam that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.7%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Bantam compared to Connecticut state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bantam (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bantam government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bantam:
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TV broadcast stations around Bantam:
Bantam fatal accident list:
Jun 23, 1980 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Bantam, CT
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.