Durham, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 2,933.
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
Males: 1,382  (47.1%)
Females: 1,551  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06422.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $106,417 (it was $66,505 in 2000)
Durham:

$106,417
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,011 (it was $26,972 in 2000)

Durham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $292,896 (it was $182,700 in 2000)
Durham:

$292,896
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $313,241; detached houses: $311,004

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,104.

March 2019 cost of living index in Durham: 124.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Durham, CT (2010)
    • 2,79095.1%White alone
    • 531.8%Hispanic
    • 481.6%Asian alone
    • 260.9%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Durham, Connecticut as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Durham is 1,339 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Durham, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), German (12.2%), English (11.5%), American (8.9%), Polish (8.4%), Italian (7.5%).

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).

Durham, Connecticut map

47 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,988 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,219 (2.3%)

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+: Bronx, NY (75.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 72.68 W

Distribution of median household income in Durham, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Durham, CT in 2017
Durham satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $261,100
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $322,700
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $267,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Durham, CT residents
Average permit cost in Durham, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Durham, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Durham, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Engineers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.8%)

Average climate in Durham, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Durham, Connecticut average temperatures Durham, Connecticut average precipitation Durham, Connecticut humidity Durham, Connecticut wind speed Durham, Connecticut snowfall Durham, Connecticut sunshine Durham, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.8. This is about average.

City:

86.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Durham-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 33% 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 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from Durham center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.1 miles away from Durham center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Blizzards: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Durham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Durham:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • CENTRAL CT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MERIDEN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MERIDEN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERIDEN, 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 6 miles; Middletown, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 12 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Yale University (about 17 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • Gateway Community College (about 18 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Goodwin College (about 19 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)

Public high school in Durham:

Private high school in Durham:

  • RUSHFORD ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 459R WALLINGFORD RD, Grades: 9-11, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Durham:

See full list of schools located in Durham

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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).

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

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

BLUE TRAILS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 228, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TWIN MAPLES NURSING HOME (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-08-2009 to MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • 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 Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
DURHAM ELDERLY HOUSING DIVISION (Address: 30 TOWN HOUSE ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007)
DURHAM LEXINGTON PLACE DIVISION (Address: 30 TOWN HOUSE ROAD , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Durham that have no violations reported:

  • DURHAM CENTER DIVISION (Address: 30 TOWN HOUSE ROAD , Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Durham:

Marital status in Durham, CT
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Durham:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Durham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Durham, CT (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,80018
Mainline Protestant15,01556
Evangelical Protestant3,97829
Other2,92111
Black Protestant9745
Orthodox851
None95,903-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

7.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.5%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

61.3%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.2%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Durham:

7.0
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Durham:

65.0%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.8%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Durham, CT Residents

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hartford County, CT  1.95% ($71,069 average AGI)
from New Haven County, CT  1.59% ($68,153)
from New London County, CT  0.56% ($67,038)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,116 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hartford County, CT  1.71% ($63,792 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  1.22% ($62,540)
to New London County, CT  0.56% ($66,551)
Businesses in Durham, CT
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1

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.)
Durham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Durham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.1mTotal length
  • 38,714Total average daily traffic
  • 1,062Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,526Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175r Tuttle Rd, Durham, CT 06422
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30866 , Serial Number: 17701514, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph G Jr Davis, 58 Mauro Dr, Durham, CT 06422
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T303 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33MH , Serial Number: T30300076, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Akco Aviation LLC, 212 Harvey 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175r Tuttle Rd, Durham, CT 06422
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4200 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94735 , Serial Number: 523, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Leigus, 175 Tuttle Rd # R, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/1998
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William C Mitchard, 35 David Rd, Durham, CT 06422, Other Owners: John J Mitchard
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/2018

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 in Durham, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Durham, CT - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 37 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Durham, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.4%), and Outside Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Durham, CT
    • 19153.4%Structure Fires
    • 10629.6%Outside Fires
    • 3810.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 236.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Durham, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Durham, CT
  • 75.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 3.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Durham, CT
  • 40.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Electricity


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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Durham on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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