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Canton: Farm along Route 179 in North Canton Canton: Farmington River at Town Bridge Road Canton: COLLINSVILLE SECTION OF CANTON, CT - MAIN STREET Canton: Late Autumn in North Canton
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Population in 2010: 10,292. Population change since 2000: +16.4%
 

Males: 4,975  (48.3%)
Females: 5,317  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06019.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,383 (it was $65,013 in 2000)
Canton:

$81,383
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,847

Canton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $292,426 (it was $175,900 in 2000)
Canton:

$292,426
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $342,557; Detached houses: $376,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,629; In 2-unit structures: $257,297; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $255,741; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,474

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Canton races chart
  • White alone - 9,671 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 265 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 151 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 99 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 82 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canton: 215.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.6%), English (17.7%), Italian (15.9%), German (15.5%), Polish (10.4%), French (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1806

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 419 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Canton:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canton town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

456 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  5.2%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Connecticut as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Canton to the number of sex offenders is 2,025 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:

Canton town:  2.0% ($3,504)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Canton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Hartford, CT (10.5 miles , pop. 63,589).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (83.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (94.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Canton Valley, CT (1.0 miles ), Collinsville, CT (1.2 miles ), New Hartford Center, CT (2.0 miles ), Avon, CT (2.1 miles ), West Simsbury, CT (2.1 miles ), New Hartford, CT (2.2 miles ), Weatogue, CT (2.2 miles ), Simsbury, CT (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $294,300
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $261,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $314,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $287,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $284,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 72.92 W

Area code: 860

Canton household income distribution Canton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Canton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000200011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.019.50.00.00.09.79.7
Robberies 100000011100
per 100,000 11.20.00.00.00.00.00.09.89.89.60.00.0
Assaults 744254120410
per 100,000 78.744.543.921.152.040.39.819.50.038.59.70.0
Burglaries 2132282618172316814217
per 100,000 236.2356.3307.0274.6187.0171.4224.3156.178.0134.7203.767.8
Thefts 799481999610010510572988278
per 100,000 888.51046.5888.11045.6997.51008.51024.21024.3702.2943.0795.3755.2
Auto thefts 5234212556233
per 100,000 56.222.332.942.220.8121.048.848.858.519.229.129.0
Arson 210001000000
per 100,000 22.511.10.00.00.010.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 78.880.771.271.567.773.081.365.242.861.760.546.9

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Crime rate in Canton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Connecticut average:

2.36

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Canton-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Canton town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% 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 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from Canton 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 50.9 miles away from the city 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 81.2 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 63.3 miles away from Canton 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 87.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Albert A. Bliss - Politician, William E. Simonds - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Philemon Bliss - Politician, James Carpenter (fencer) - Fencer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Canton:

  • CHERRY BROOK HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, CT)
  • C I B: EVANS DRIVE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SIMSBURY, CT)
  • C I B: CARRIAGE DRIVE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BURLINGTON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Canton, CT

Amtrak stations near Canton:

  • 14 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.townofcantonct.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canton:

  • University of Hartford (about 11 miles; West Hartford, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,374)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 13 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 8,423)
  • Trinity College (about 14 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • Manchester Community College (about 19 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 3,430)
  • Westfield State College (about 22 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,632)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 22 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Wesleyan University (about 24 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high school in Canton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Canton:

See full list of schools located in Canton, School District: CANTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Canton:

  • CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $493,504; Location: 40 DYER AVE; 62,518 books; 18 e-books; 2,608 audio materials; 4,155 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canton: Ramp Road Industrial Park (A), Cherry Brook (B), Canton Fire Marshal's Office (C), North Canton Volunteer Fire Department (D), Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department (E), Canton Fire Volunteer Fire Department (F), Roaring Brook Nature Center (G), Collinsville Town Hall (H), Canton Public Library (I), Canton Historical Society Library (J), Canton Historical Society Building (K), Canton Historical Museum (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Canton Green Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Canton include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), North Canton Community United Methodist Church (B), Canton Community Baptist Church (C), Canton Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Collinsville Congregational Church (E), First Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2), Southwest Cemetery (3), Cherry Brook Cemetery (4), North Canton Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bond Pond (A), Nepaug Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nepaug River (A), Spruce Brook (B), Barbour Brook (C), Cherry Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canton: Mill Pond Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Canton Historical Museums (11 Front Street) (1), Billiard Warehouse (Amusement & Theme Parks; 220 Albany Turnpike) (2), Huck Finn Adventures & Sales (Recreational Trips & Guides; 9 Gemstone Dr) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Hillside Motel (671 Albany Turnpike) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low 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 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.362. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.25
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.68. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.68
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 61 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

2.7%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

1.2%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Canton, CT

90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
95 people in nursing homes in 2000

Canton 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Canton (2011 data):

  • The Simsbury Bank & Trust Company: Canton Branch at 250 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $376.9 mil, Deposits: $344.9 mil, headquarters in Simsbury, CT, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Sbt Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Canton Branch at 195 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 1966/10/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Canton Branch at 220 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Union Savings Bank: Canton Branch at 188 Albany Turnpike, branch established on 2006/02/01. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Collinsville Savings Society: at 136 Main Street, branch established on 1853/08/08. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $151.7 mil, Deposits: $106.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut Mutual Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Canton town (based on Hartford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents66.8%7.4%6.1%3.1%2.8%
Congregations20.5%11.6%5.3%8.2%6.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%0.8%0.8%7.0%
Congregations6.1%5.1%1.7%3.4%31.3%
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: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Hartford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

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

16.0%
State:

15.8%

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  0.58% ($49,113 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.49% ($48,876)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.34% ($54,771)


4.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.09%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tolland County, CT  0.55% ($51,650 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.40% ($46,514)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.39% ($57,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMI (1290 AM; 1 kW; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canton:

  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Canton:

  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Canton, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 37
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 41
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Canton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $32,000
Total average daily traffic: 79,446
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,037
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 39,723

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canton, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 179 North (Lat: 41.895917 Lon: -72.891222), Call Sign: KNDL390, Licensee ID: L00115497
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022
    Registrant: Canton, Town Of, 4 Market St, Collinsville, CT 06022, Phone: (860) 693-0221
  • River Rd (Lat: 41.895917 Lon: -72.891222), Call Sign: KNDL381, Licensee ID: L00115497
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022
    Registrant: Canton, Town Of, 4 Market St, Collinsville, CT 06022, Phone: (860) 693-0221

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RIVER STREET, River Street (Lat: 41.810833 Lon: -72.922333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WPUT601
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Lowell Humphrey
    Registrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc, 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0827
  • POLICE DEPT, Police Department (Lat: 41.817917 Lon: -72.919528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPUT602
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Lowell Humphrey
    Registrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc, 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0827
  • Cntn - Canton, 4 Hoffmann Road (Lat: 41.855278 Lon: -72.892500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WQIT212
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 4 Hoffman Road (Lat: 41.855389 Lon: -72.892611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 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:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Canton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Canton, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1JoS. A. Bank1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ben & Jerry's1McDonald's1
Chico's1Nike3
Clarks1Old Navy1
Coldwater Creek1Panera Bread1
Curves1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
Ethan Allen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Talbots1
Gymboree1UPS1
J. Jill1Vans1
J.Crew1Walgreens1

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