Canaan, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 1,212. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 613  (50.6%)
Females: 599  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Connecticut median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 06018.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,490 (it was $30,438 in 2000)
Canaan:

$63,490
CT:

$73,433

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,082 (it was $18,816 in 2000)

Canaan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $192,452 (it was $116,800 in 2000)
Canaan:

$192,452
CT:

$274,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $316,897; Detached houses: $335,648; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,570; In 2-unit structures: $184,008; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,159; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,665; Mobile homes: $228,602; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,922

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,297.

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  • Races in Canaan, CT (2010)

    Canaan races chart
    • 1,04886.5%White alone
    • 12710.5%Hispanic
    • 161.3%Black alone
    • 110.9%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canaan: 121.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Canaan, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (22.4%), American (17.1%), German (8.1%), English (6.8%), Polish (6.0%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1739

Elevation: 669 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 706 people per square mile   (low).

Canaan,CT real estate house value index trend

Canaan, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Canaan:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canaan CDP:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

88 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This place:

7.5%
Connecticut:

14.0%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Canaan, Connecticut as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Canaan to the number of sex offenders is 594 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,072 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,506 (1.6%)

Canaan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (31.5 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (86.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: North Canaan, CT (1.0 miles ), Sheffield, MA (2.2 miles ), Falls Village, CT (2.4 miles ), Salisbury, CT (2.5 miles ), New Marlborough, MA (2.6 miles ), Southfield, MA (2.6 miles) , Lakeville, CT (2.7 miles ), Norfolk, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $387,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $392,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $132,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $187,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 73.33 W

Area code: 860

Canaan household income distribution Canaan home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Canaan, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canaan, Connecticut average temperatures Canaan, Connecticut average precipitation Canaan, Connecticut humidity Canaan, Connecticut wind speed Canaan, Connecticut snowfall Canaan, Connecticut sunshine Canaan, Connecticut clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Canaan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Canaan place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 16.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canaan-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% 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 142.5 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 171.0 miles away from Canaan 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 134.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city 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 183.7 miles away from Canaan 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 256.7 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 Litchfield County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canaan topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert DeMott - Writer, Steve Blass - Baseball player, Lemuel Roberts - Military historian, Hetty Burlingame Beatty - Artist, Margaret Russell - Magazine editor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Canaan:

  • C R I HONEY HILL (25 HONEY HILL)
  • GEER MEM HLTH CTR (SOUTH CANAAN RD)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (99 SOUTH CANAAN RD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canaan:

  • Westfield State University (about 29 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Bard College (about 30 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 33 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • University of Hartford (about 36 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 37 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 37 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)

Public elementary/middle school in Canaan:

See full list of schools located in Canaan

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Library in Canaan is The Douglas Library
  • Nearest Catholic Church; St. Joseph Church, 4 Main Street, Canaan, Ct - Handicap accessible Catholic Cemeteries: St. Joseph Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Canaan St. Patrick Cemetery, Dublin Hill Road, Falls Village, Ct

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Notable locations in Canaan: North Canaan Town Hall (A), Douglas Library (B), Connecticut Railroad Historical Museum (C), C H Pease Museum (D), North Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Canaan: Canaan United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: North Canaan Community Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Blackberry River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Canaan include: Canaan Village Historic District (1), Eddy Field (2), Lawrence FIeld (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fun Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 27 Railroad Street).

Litchfield 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.60
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.392. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.392
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Canaan (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: North Canaan Stop & Shop Branch at 11 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/06/15. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Salisbury Bank and Trust Company: The Canaan National Bank Branch at 100 Main Street, branch established on 1907/02/14. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $608.2 mil, Deposits: $480.4 mil, headquarters in Lakeville, CT, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Connecticut average:

12.1

Canaan travel time to work - commute Canaan mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canaan CDP (based on Litchfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
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: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

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

11.8%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.2%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

56.3%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Canaan:

17.4%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Canaan:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Canaan:

36.0%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

61.4%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canaan, CT Residents

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.98% ($49,485 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.82% ($46,982)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.66% ($64,663)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($329 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.88% ($43,857 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.85% ($48,773)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.56% ($56,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canaan:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canaan:

  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WSGG (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, CT; Owner: REVIVAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Canaan:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • Canaan, Connecticut
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:6
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Connecticut average
  • Fatal accident count111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents163
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons47
  • Fatalities120
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents272
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents12
See more detailed statistics of Canaan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (North Canaan) 34 Lower Rd (Lat: 42.014639 Lon: -73.326278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN833
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Canaan, CT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CHURCH HILL, Church Hill Lower Rd (Lat: 42.016194 Lon: -73.325944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNB755
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • TROOP B, Troop B 29 Ashley Falls Rd (Lat: 42.042861 Lon: -73.326500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPNB756
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canaan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Canaan)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Canaan

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
Businesses in Canaan, CT
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
Rite Aid1

Canaan compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Canaan on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 11 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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