Canterbury, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 5,132. Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 2,583  (50.3%)
Females: 2,549  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06331.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,607 (it was $55,547 in 2000)
Canterbury:

$66,607
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,421 (it was $22,317 in 2000)

Canterbury town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $223,622 (it was $130,400 in 2000)
Canterbury:

$223,622
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $270,751; Detached houses: $273,654; Townhouses or other attached units: $545,560; In 2-unit structures: $322,376; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $545,560; Mobile homes: $68,195
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Canterbury races chart
  • White alone - 4,843 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 94 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 86 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 51 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canterbury: 225.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (26.5%), Irish (21.0%), English (17.0%), Polish (14.8%), German (11.4%), Italian (11.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1703

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 39.9 square miles.

Population density: 129 people per square mile   (very low).

Canterbury,CT real estate house value index trend

Canterbury, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Canterbury:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canterbury town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

65 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Canterbury, Connecticut as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Canterbury to the number of sex offenders is 513 to 1.


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

Canterbury town:  1.5% ($1,961)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Canterbury satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (27.5 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (63.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Scotland, CT (2.0 miles ), Plainfield Village, CT (2.1 miles ), Plainfield, CT (2.2 miles ), Wauregan, CT (2.4 miles ), Hampton, CT (2.4 miles ), Sprague, CT (2.5 miles ), Jewett City borough, CT (2.5 miles ), Moosup, CT (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.00 W

Area code: 860

Canterbury household income distribution Canterbury home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Canterbury, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Canterbury-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the Canterbury town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canterbury-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 196.0 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 211.5 miles away from Canterbury 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 126.4 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 200.0 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 47.1 miles away from Canterbury 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 230.8 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: John Adams (educator) - Educator, Frank Dascoli - Baseball umpire, John Bacon (Massachusetts) - Politician, William D. Williamson - Politician, Joseph Williamson (Maine politician) - Politician in Maine.

Hospitals and medical centers near Canterbury:

  • VILLAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • VILLA MARIA NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • PIERCE MEM BAPTIST HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BROOKLYN, CT)
  • DOUGLAS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • ST JOSEPHS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF DANIELSON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DANIELSON, CT)
  • NATCHAUG HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)

Amtrak station near Canterbury:

  • 17 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canterbury:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 12 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 14 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • University of Connecticut (about 15 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Connecticut College (about 23 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 26 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 27 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bryant University (about 29 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canterbury:

See full list of schools located in Canterbury, School District: CANTERBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Canterbury:

  • CANTERBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,188; Location: 1 MUNICIPAL DRIVE; 17,928 books; 18 e-books; 865 audio materials; 1,674 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canterbury: Prudence Crandall Museum Library (A), Prudence Crandall Museum (B), Canterbury Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canterbury include: Faith Community Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Saint Augustines Church (C), Westminster Congregational Church (D), Calvary Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bennett Cemetery (1), Bradford Cemetery (2), Carey Cemetery (3), Raymond Cemetery (4), Wheeler Cemetery (5), Westminster Cemetery (6), Center Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wright Pond (A), Fort Ned Pond (B), Bates Pond (C), Bennett Pond (D), Frank Bennett Pond (E), Burr Smith Pond (F), Lisbon Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A), Monty Brook (B), Mudhole Brook (C), Peck Brook (D), Smith Brook (E), Tatnic Brook (F), Bates Brook (G), Bennett Brook (H), Blackwell Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canterbury: Canterbury Green (1). Display/hide its 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

9.14

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

MEADOWS APARTMENTS (Population served: 301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
  • Public Education - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2009)
WRIGHTS MILL FARM - LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WRIGHTS MILL FARM - PAVILION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

4.5%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Canterbury compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting 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.

Banks with branches in Canterbury (2011 data):

  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: Canterbury Branch at 180 Westminster Rd Route 14, branch established on 1987/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, headquarters in Willimantic, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Here: 49.2%
USA: 50.2%

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%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New London County, CT  1.20% ($34,002 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($35,518)
from Worcester County, MA  0.38% ($41,393)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New London County, CT  1.22% ($36,959 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.68% ($39,210)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($33,949)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canterbury:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, 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)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canterbury:

  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Canterbury:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

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

Canterbury, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 33
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 153
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 44
  • Fatalities: 113
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 252
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Canterbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $28,000
Total average daily traffic: 29,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 994
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 14,875

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canterbury, CT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 14 (Lat: 41.691778 Lon: -71.968417), Call Sign: KCN442
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008-2358, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 206-3097, Email:
  • 67 Kitt Rd (Lat: 41.702306 Lon: -71.988194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQNJ737
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/25/2021, Certifier: Thomas Millerd
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • 45 Westminster Road (Lat: 41.697556 Lon: -71.978472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQOH622
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/28/2021, Certifier: Thomas Millerd
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1ZNZ, Licensee ID: L01078050
    Grant Date: 10/28/2005, Expiration Date: 10/28/2015, Certifier: Denis Morin
    Registrant: Denis Morin, 95 N Canterbury Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Call Sign: N1FBF, Licensee ID: L01164810
    Grant Date: 01/06/2009, Expiration Date: 02/25/2019, Certifier: Robert D Murphy Ii
    Registrant: Robert D Murphy Ii, 20 Campbell Dr, Canterbury, CT 06331-1807
  • Call Sign: NQ1I
    Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 12/09/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2009
    Registrant: Nicholas J Carchidi, 7 Hanover Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Call Sign: KB1GLS, Licensee ID: L00338228
    Grant Date: 01/08/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Certifier: Phillip S Zapadka
    Registrant: Phillip S Zapadka, 102 Lisbon Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Call Sign: KB1SHO, Licensee ID: L01485948
    Grant Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Jesse M Yeager
    Registrant: Jesse M Yeager, 482 Lisbon Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Call Sign: KB1TMQ, Licensee ID: L01538028
    Grant Date: 12/23/2009, Expiration Date: 12/23/2019, Certifier: Curtis A Troup
    Registrant: Curtis A Troup, 305 Brooklyn Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Call Sign: KB1UMP, Licensee ID: L01578874
    Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/25/2020, Certifier: Joshua Hammel
    Registrant: Joshua Hammel, 151 Barstow Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 71043 , Serial Number: 18062, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford Williams, Rt #14, Canterbury, CT 06331

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Canterbury

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

Businesses in Canterbury, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • UPS: 1

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