East Lyme, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 19,159. Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 9,029  (47.1%)
Females: 10,130  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06357.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $92,885 (it was $66,539 in 2000)
East Lyme:

$92,885
CT:

$73,433

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $44,397 (it was $28,765 in 2000)

East Lyme town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $282,882 (it was $163,300 in 2000)
East Lyme:

$282,882
CT:

$274,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $288,337; Detached houses: $306,645; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,088; In 2-unit structures: $210,388; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,867; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,413; Mobile homes: $110,874
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  • Races in East Lyme, CT (2010)

    East Lyme races chart
    • 15,79282.4%White alone
    • 1,0295.4%Asian alone
    • 1,0155.3%Hispanic
    • 9705.1%Black alone
    • 2881.5%Two or more races
    • 440.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.08%Other race alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Lyme: 113.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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East Lyme, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (20.7%), English (16.5%), Italian (16.1%), German (12.9%), Polish (7.4%), French (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1839

Land area: 34.0 square miles.

Population density: 563 people per square mile   (low).

East Lyme,CT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in East Lyme:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Lyme town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

960 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

5.3%
Connecticut:

10.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in East Lyme, Connecticut as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in East Lyme to the number of sex offenders is 9,580 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

East Lyme town:  1.7% ($2,703)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Meriden, CT (33.1 miles , pop. 58,244).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (85.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (92.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Niantic, CT (1.2 miles ), Waterford, CT (2.0 miles ), Central Waterford, CT (2.1 miles ), Old Lyme, CT (2.1 miles ), New London, CT (2.4 miles ), Groton, CT (2.7 miles ), Lyme, CT (2.8 miles ), Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2000: 74 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2001: 70 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2004: 88 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2005: 127 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2006: 83 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $230,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 72.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Chemicals (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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

Average climate in East Lyme, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Lyme-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the East Lyme town center injured 40 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 22.2 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Lyme-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 210.7 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 230.6 miles away from East Lyme 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 152.7 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 184.1 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 211.8 miles away from East Lyme center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city 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 New London County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Jay Allen Sanford - Writer, Tom Danielson - Road bicycle racer, Chris Winters - College basketball player (Central Conn. Blue Devils).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Lyme:

  • BRIDE BROOK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NIANTIC, CT)
  • BAYVIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • NEW LONDON REHAB AND CARE OF WATERFORD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • GREENTREE MANOR NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • VNA OF SOUTHEASTERN CT INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • LAWRENCE & MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; NEW LONDON, CT)
  • NEW LONDON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; NEW LONDON, CT)

Amtrak stations near East Lyme:

  • 7 miles: NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: OLD SAYBROOK (455 BOSTON POST 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.
  • 14 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near East Lyme:

  • 5 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 5 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Lyme:

  • Connecticut College (about 7 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 14 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 27 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Wesleyan University (about 28 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • University of Connecticut (about 33 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Manchester Community College (about 35 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Goodwin College (about 36 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)

Public high schools in East Lyme:

  • EAST LYME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,060, Location: 30 CHESTERFIELD RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • POST HIGH SCHOOL TRANSITION CENTER (Location: 132 BOSTON POST RD, UNIT#11, Grades: 12)
  • COASTAL CONNECTIONS (Location: 315 FLANDERS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LEARN STS 18 - 21 YEAR OLD PROGRAM (Location: 132 BOSTON POST ROAD, Grades: 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in East Lyme:

  • FLANDERS SCHOOL (Students: 509, Location: 167 BOSTON POST ROAD, Grades: KG-4)
  • LEARN HAYNES ELEMENTARY INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Location: 29 SOCIETY ROAD, Grades: 1-5)
  • LEARN HAYNES ELEMENTARY SAILS PROGRAM (Location: 29 SOCIETY ROAD, Grades: KG-4)
  • LEARN MIDDLE SCHOOL INTENSIVE PROGRAM (Location: 29 SOCIETY ROAD, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in East Lyme

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • East Lyme High School 2003 MM State Football Champions

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Notable locations in East Lyme: Connecticut Correctional Center-Niantic (A), Country Club of New England (B), Rocky Neck Pavilion (C), Niantic Bay Yacht Club (D), Bride Plain (E), Yale Engineering Camp (F), Cedar Ridge Golf Course (G), East Lyme Fire Communications (H), Niantic Fire Department Headquarters / Niantic Emergency Medical Services (I), Niantic Fire Department Station 2 (J), Flanders Fire Department (K), Thomas Lee House (L), Niantic Library Connecticut Correctional Institution (M), Millstone Information and Science Center (N), East Lyme Public Library (O), Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Flanders Plaza Shopping Center (1), Niantic Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Lyme include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Flanders Baptist Church (B), Harvest Assembly of God Church (C), Harvest Christian Fellowship Church (D), Niantic Baptist Church (E), Niantic Community Church (F), Nikirk Ministries World Headquarters (G), Pine Grove Spiritualist Camp (H), Saint Agnes Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Champion Cemetery (1), Stone Church Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3), Whistletown Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bush Pond (A), Clark Pond (B), Darrow Pond (C), Dodge Pond (D), Havens Pond (E), Indian Pond (F), Little Dodge Pond (G), Bride Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Brook (A), Beaver Dam Brook (B), Bride Brook (C), Cranberry Meadow Brook (D), Fourmile River (E), Latimer Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in East Lyme: Rocky Neck State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Attawan Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Lee House-East Lyme Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; Shore Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Sleep Inn & Suites (5 King Arthur Drive) (1), Crescent Beach Hotel (Crescent Beach) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.8. This is about average.

City:

86.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.1%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in East Lyme in 2010:

  • 2,014 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
2,232 people in state prisons in 2000
109 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in East Lyme (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Flanders Branch at 1 Flanders Plaza, branch established on 1935/10/17. 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
  • Liberty Bank: East Lyme Branch at 314 Flanders Road, branch established on 1979/06/01. 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
  • Dime Bank: East Lyme Branch at 18 Chesterfield Road, branch established on 1999/12/13. Info updated 2008/05/08: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $491.2 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: East Lyme Branch at 303 Flanders Road, Unit 8, branch established on 2006/03/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, headquarters in Willimantic, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Connecticut average:

12.8

East Lyme travel time to work - commute East Lyme mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Lyme town (based on New London County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
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: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
New London County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
Here:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
Connecticut:

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

16.5%
State:

15.8%

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windham County, CT  0.51% ($36,959 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($58,706)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.31% ($49,094)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($837 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windham County, CT  0.49% ($34,002 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($43,190)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($61,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Lyme:

  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Lyme:

  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, 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)

TV broadcast stations around East Lyme:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of East Lyme fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 137m449ftTotal length
  • $50,000Total costs
  • 626,365Total average daily traffic
  • 62,776Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 141950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for East Lyme, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 49 Brainerd Road (105269) (Lat: 41.308417 Lon: -72.223917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA418
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Approximately 0.7 Mile Southeast Of Exit #73 On I-95 (Lat: 41.335667 Lon: -72.221750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: KNKA745
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 171 Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.366778 Lon: -72.216194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: KFN607, Licensee ID: L00412908
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1600 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2015, Expiration Date: 03/06/2025Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-9294, Phone: (203) 739-4435
  • 171 Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.366778 Lon: -72.216194), Call Sign: KNCW541, Licensee ID: L00012089
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHz, 33.9600 MHzGrant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022Registrant: Town Of East Lyme
  • 171 Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.366778 Lon: -72.216194), Call Sign: KIT644, Licensee ID: L00012089
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1000 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021Registrant: East Lyme, Town Of, Po Drawer 519, Niantic, CT 06357, Phone: (203) 739-4435
  • 171 Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.366778 Lon: -72.216194), Call Sign: KNCS303
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/2011, Expiration Date: 01/20/2022Registrant: Town Of East Lyme, 171 Boston Post Rd., East Lyme, CT 06333, Phone: (860) 739-2420, Fax: (860) 739-4381, Email:
  • Communication Ctr 171 Boston Post Rd (Lat: 41.368167 Lon: -72.216194), Call Sign: WRA663
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.875 MHz, 458.875 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2014Registrant: Waterford, Town Of, 204 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT 06385, Phone: (860) 440-0544, Fax: (860) 444-5894, Email:
  • Pumphouse Road (Lat: 41.365944 Lon: -72.266194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQED606
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.600 MHz, 852.387 MHz, 851.037 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 852.387 MHz, 852.762 MHz, 853.387 MHz, 853.725 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Michael A StemmlerRegistrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 171 Boston Post Rd. (Lat: 41.366778 Lon: -72.216194), Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: KFW498, Licensee ID: L00015394
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.670 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/1988, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Hall Communications, Inc., 1996 Auction Road, Manheim, PA 17545

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EAST LYME, 93 Roxbury Rd (Lat: 41.335667 Lon: -72.221750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: WMS776
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2014Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Scott Road (Lat: 41.367056 Lon: -72.242583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.9 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKM752
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Lyme)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HARLOW DAVID H RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROSPORT O-360 (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 184PL , Serial Number: 82738, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/2009
    Registrant (Individual): David H Harlow, Po Box 250, East Lyme, CT 06333
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24TJ , Serial Number: 579-76, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Keith B Neilson, 5 Village Dr, East Lyme, CT 06333
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81529 , Serial Number: 28R-8018036, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Gobeli, 15 Winthrop Dr, East Lyme, CT 06333

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

RYE FIELD MANOR ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - East Lyme

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in East Lyme, CT
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Quiznos1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx1Stop & Shop1
GNC1True Value1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1

East Lyme compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
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  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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