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Population in 2010: 2,933. Population change since 2000: +5.8%
Males: 1,572  (53.6%)
Females: 1,361  (46.4%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06422.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $95,370 (it was $66,505 in 2000)
Durham:

$95,370
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,385

Durham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $294,539 (it was $182,700 in 2000)
Durham:

$294,539
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $350,492; Detached houses: $355,328; Townhouses or other attached units: $356,073; In 2-unit structures: $400,583; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,383

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,551.

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  • White alone - 2,790 (95.1%)
  • Hispanic - 53 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Durham: 126.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Italian (16.1%), English (11.7%), Polish (11.0%), Irish (9.4%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1708

Elevation: 239 feet

Land area: 6.26 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Durham:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Durham CDP:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

191 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.3% North America, 0.7% Asia).

This place:  6.8%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Durham, Connecticut as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Durham to the number of sex offenders is 3,735 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 with mortgages in 2012: $5,977 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,419 (2.1%)

Durham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Meriden, CT (7.4 miles , pop. 58,244).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (70.4 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (83.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Middlefield, CT (1.9 miles ), Middletown, CT (2.4 miles ), Higganum, CT (2.6 miles ), Wallingford, CT (2.7 miles ), Meriden, CT (2.7 miles ), Wallingford Center, CT (2.7 miles ), Haddam, CT (2.8 miles ), Portland, CT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 72.68 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Durham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Durham place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 28.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Durham-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 90% 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 64.0 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 44.0 miles away from Durham 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 65.8 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 54.3 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 76.0 miles away from Durham center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dwight Baldwin (missionary) - Christian missionary, Chauncey Goodrich - (1759-1815), Senator from Connecticut, Daniel Lyman - Judge, James Wadsworth (mayor) - Politician, Todd Manjuck - College football player (Bucknell Bison).


Hospitals/medical centers in Durham:

  • DOGWOOD ACRES (Nursing Home, 65 BRICK LANE)
  • TWIN MAPLES HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, 809 R NEW HAVEN ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Durham:

  • APPLE REHAB MIDDLETOWN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • CONNECTICUT BAPTIST HOMES, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MERIDEN, CT)
  • APPLE REHAB COCCOMO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERIDEN, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Durham, CT

Airports located in Durham:

Amtrak stations near Durham:

  • 8 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Durham:

  • Wesleyan University (about 7 miles; Middletown, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 13 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 6,787)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 8,423)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,346)
  • Yale University (about 18 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 11,454)
  • Gateway Community College (about 19 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Trinity College (about 20 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,168)

Public high school in Durham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Durham:

See full list of schools located in Durham, School District: REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 13

Library in Durham:

  • DURHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $465,457; Location: 7 MAPLE AVE.; 56,915 books; 18 e-books; 4,673 audio materials; 6,709 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Durham: Linmar Dairy Farm (A), Durham Public Library (B), Durham Volunteer Ambulance (C), Durham Volunteer Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Durham include: Church of the Epiphany (A), Notre Dame Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Allyn Millpond (A), Durham Meadows (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Parmalee Brook (A), Allyn Brook (B), Ball Brook (C), Chalker Brook (D), Cream Pot Brook (E), Fowley Brook (F), Hersig Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Durham include: Durham Meadows Hunting Area (1), Main Street Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.352. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.78. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.59

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

LAKE GROVE AT DURHAM (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
DURHAM CENTER DIVISION (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-26-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2003)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DURHAM ELDERLY HOUSING DIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-1997)
DURHAM LEXINGTON PLACE DIVISION (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Intentional no-action (JAN-01-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.6%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 68.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Durham, CT

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Durham 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Durham (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Durham Branch at 376 Main Street, branch established on 1963/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TD Bank, National Association: Durham Branch at 331 Main Street, branch established on 1980/12/31. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Liberty Bank: Durham Branch at 357 Main Street, branch established on 1993/12/13. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Durham travel time to work - commute


Durham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (90%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Durham CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.32%
Here54.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents70.8%9.7%4.7%3.3%2.9%
Congregations18.9%20.0%12.6%1.1%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Additional (Not in any CCC Body) Congregational Christian Churches Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%1.3%0.9%0.6%3.2%
Congregations8.4%6.3%1.1%1.1%24.2%
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: 28
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Middlesex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Here:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.0%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
Connecticut:

15.8%

7.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.17%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hartford County, CT  2.07% ($57,435 average AGI)
from New Haven County, CT  1.85% ($59,251)
from New London County, CT  0.56% ($52,016)


7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($487 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hartford County, CT  1.78% ($54,771 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  1.23% ($47,288)
to New London County, CT  0.63% ($52,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Durham:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Durham:

  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, 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)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Durham:

  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, 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.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)

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

Durham, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 40
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 64
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 41
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 101
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
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 Durham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Durham)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Durham, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 101r Old Blue Hills Rd (Lat: 41.458694 Lon: -72.662583), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTW275
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/1994, Expiration Date: 09/16/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/18/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (203) 399-7921
  • Totoket Ridge Cooks Ln (Lat: 41.419528 Lon: -72.712028), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF850
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021
    Registrant: Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • Blue Hill, Old Blue Hills Rd (Lat: 41.458722 Lon: -72.662583), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPQR689
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2010, Expiration Date: 09/05/2020, Certifier: Mark J Matson
    Registrant: Valley Shore Emergency Communications Inc., 315 Spencer Plains Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498, Phone: (860) 399-7921, Fax: (860) 399-8851, Email:
  • OLD BLUE HILL, 141 Old Blue Hills Rd. (Lat: 41.458722 Lon: -72.662583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WQAT458
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2004, Expiration Date: 08/03/2014, Certifier: Scott T Wright
    Registrant: Town Of Durham, 30 Townhouse Road, Durham, CT 06422, Phone: (860) 558-2163, Fax: (860) 349-8391, Email:
  • DURHAM CT, 373 Chamberlain Hill Rd (088010 # 1) (Lat: 41.496111 Lon: -72.618139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 111.5 m, Overall height: 120.7 m, Call Sign: WQIT218
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 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:
  • DURHAM, 3.4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 41.496194 Lon: -72.618139), Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: KCD68
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 3950.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/1999, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (404) 810-4021

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Durham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2155P , Serial Number: 24-3430, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Jr Mcguire, 88 Ernest Dr, Durham, CT 06422
  • 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: 25869 , Serial Number: 3818, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175r Tuttle Rd, Durham, CT 06422
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3488T , Serial Number: 17700788, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William C Mitchard, 35 David Rd, Durham, CT 06422, Other Owners: John J Mitchard
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 481Y , Serial Number: 126, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175r Tuttle Rd, Durham, CT 06422
  • 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: 7482H , Serial Number: 20749, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175r Tuttle Rd, Durham, CT 06422



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$289,5639$275,15765$237,0564$134,5251$285,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$110,7201$337,6904$263,3951$117,3000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$233,2802$267,60517$273,4892$121,9001$209,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$210,6602$194,62010$251,5601$75,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$286,9330$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5851.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$268,3901$416,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$282,4601$196,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$137,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5851.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Durham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Durham, CT
Businesses in Durham, CT
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1

Durham on our top lists:

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Total of 281 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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