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Population in 2010: 5,485. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 

Males: 2,667  (48.6%)
Females: 2,818  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06237.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $89,464 (it was $70,208 in 2000)
Columbia:

$89,464
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,663

Columbia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $261,730 (it was $162,100 in 2000)
Columbia:

$261,730
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $329,477; Detached houses: $329,939; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,147
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Columbia races chart
  • White alone - 5,203 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 159 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 35 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Columbia: 191.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.9%), English (16.5%), Italian (14.8%), French (13.6%), German (12.7%), Polish (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1804

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 21.4 square miles.

Population density: 257 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Columbia:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

293 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.5% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This town:  5.9%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Columbia, Connecticut as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbia to the number of sex offenders is 1,342 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Columbia town:  1.5% ($2,403)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Columbia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (13.0 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (75.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (109.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Willimantic, CT (2.1 miles ), Andover, CT (2.2 miles ), South Coventry, CT (2.2 miles ), Coventry Lake, CT (2.2 miles ), Windham, CT (2.3 miles ), Coventry, CT (2.4 miles ), South Windham, CT (2.4 miles ), Hebron, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $315,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.29 W

Area code: 860

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Private households (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Columbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Columbia 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 13.6 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% 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 44.6 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 38.6 miles away from Columbia 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 45.6 miles away from the city 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 54.3 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 79.7 miles away from Columbia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Columbia:

  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF WINDHAM, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIMANTIC, CT)
  • WINDHAM COMM MEM HOSP & HATCH HOSP (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 4 miles away; WILLIMANTIC, CT)
  • STAFF MATES HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HEBRON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Columbia, CT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 4 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,426)
  • University of Connecticut (about 8 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)
  • Manchester Community College (about 15 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 3,430)
  • Trinity College (about 21 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • Wesleyan University (about 22 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • University of Hartford (about 23 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 25 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 8,423)

Public high school in Columbia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbia:

Private elementary/middle school in Columbia:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 195 RTE 6; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Columbia, School District: COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Columbia:

  • SAXTON B. LITTLE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $298,120; Location: 319 ROUTE 87; 42,467 books; 36 e-books; 2,231 audio materials; 2,719 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Columbia: Wells Woods (A), Hop River (B), Columbia Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Columbia Cemetery (1), Utley Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Palmer Pond (A), Brousseous Pond (B), Mono Pond (C), Columbia Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Macht Brook (A), Clarks Brook (B), Columbia Lake Brook (C), Dam Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hop River Motel (152 Route 66 East) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Tolland 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.483. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.483
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.63. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.63
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.3. This is better than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.61. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.61
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00282. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00282
U.S.:

0.02218

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

ABBY WATER LLC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and NOV-23-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and FEB-03-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-1997), St BCA signed (DEC-31-1997), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-31-1998), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and FEB-03-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and DEC-23-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-13-1995), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-1995)
  • One other older monitoring violation
REST N NEST CAMPGROUND (Serves VT, Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-11-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
DARTMOUTH VILLAGE ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and DEC-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and JUN-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (MAY-30-2001)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

4.2%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Columbia, CT

37 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in college/university student housing in 2010
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Columbia compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Columbia (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Columbia Branch at 164 Middletown Road, branch established on 1991/08/27. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Columbia town (based on Tolland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents70.3%13.9%2.7%2.3%1.9%
Congregations18.8%23.8%6.3%7.5%5.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionJewish Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%0.9%0.8%4.1%
Congregations2.5%2.5%1.3%3.8%28.8%
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: 20
Tolland County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Tolland County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tolland County:

6.2%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tolland County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Connecticut:

15.8%

8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.29%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hartford County, CT  3.51% ($51,650 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.78% ($38,518)
from New London County, CT  0.37% ($49,551)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($270 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.06%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hartford County, CT  3.10% ($48,876 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.68% ($33,191)
to New London County, CT  0.34% ($49,613)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:

  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WILI (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: THE NUTMEG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:

  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbia:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

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

Columbia, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 39
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 68
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 44
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 106
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Columbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $10,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,547
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,458
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12,774

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Columbia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Columbia


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

Businesses in Columbia, CT

  • 7-Eleven: 1
  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Columbia on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 (06237) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Paul F. Croteau (7)
  • Stephen P. Muron (6)
  • Bryan P. Dube (4)
  • Michael Dileo (3)
  • William E. Rosenkrans (3)
  • Martin Haas (3)
  • Christopher E. Lamourine (3)
  • Joseph E. Cosgrove (3)
  • Steven Wayne Butler (3)
  • Jeffrey A. Stuart (3)

Total of 61 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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