For population 25 years and over in Colebrook:
For population 15 years and over in Colebrook town:
73 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (23.0 miles , pop. 60,062).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (79.8 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (89.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Winchester, CT (2.2 miles ), Winsted, CT (2.2 miles ), Norfolk, CT (2.3 miles ), Tolland, MA (2.5 miles ), Barkhamsted, CT (2.7 miles ), Hartland, CT (2.8 miles ), Sandisfield, MA (3.0 miles ), New Hartford Center, CT (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 73.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
Work and jobs in Colebrook: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Colebrook, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Colebrook-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Colebrook town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Colebrook-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 92.3 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 48.5 miles away from Colebrook center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.9 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 51.5 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 67.4 miles away from Colebrook center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 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).
Birthplace of: Julius Rockwell - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Colebrook:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colebrook:
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Public elementary/middle school in Colebrook:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 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 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Colebrook that have no violations reported:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Colebrook compared to Connecticut state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Colebrook (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:
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:
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Colebrook, Connecticut:See more detailed statistics of Colebrook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colebrook, CT
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $30,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,997
Total average daily truck traffic: 509
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,000
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colebrook)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Colebrook, CT
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.