Griswold, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 11,951.
Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 5,971  (50.0%)
Females: 5,980  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06351.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,291 (it was $50,156 in 2000)
Griswold:

$71,291
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,207 (it was $21,196 in 2000)

Griswold town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,098 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Griswold:

$204,098
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $309,744; detached houses: $320,680; townhouses or other attached units: $192,835; in 2-unit structures: $418,426; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,706; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,256; mobile homes: $40,880
March 2019 cost of living index in Griswold: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Griswold, CT (2010)
    • 10,69889.5%White alone
    • 3963.3%Hispanic
    • 2912.4%Two or more races
    • 2652.2%Asian alone
    • 1901.6%Black alone
    • 1010.8%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Griswold, Connecticut as of December 10, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Griswold is 1,992 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (18.9%), Irish (18.1%), Polish (15.7%), English (13.0%), German (12.0%), Italian (11.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1815

Land area: 34.9 square miles.

Population density: 342 people per square mile   (very low).

286 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% North America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.6%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Griswold town:

1.5% ($1,757)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (28.1 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (66.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Jewett City borough, CT (1.5 miles ),
Lisbon, CT (2.0 miles ),
Voluntown, CT (2.4 miles ),
Plainfield Village, CT (2.4 miles ),
Preston, CT (2.6 miles ),
Sprague, CT (2.6 miles ),
Baltic, CT (2.8 miles ),
Plainfield, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 71.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Griswold, CT in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $267,000
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $185,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Griswold, CT residents
Average permit cost in Griswold, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Griswold, CT
Historical housing units in Griswold, CT
Most common industries in Griswold, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.9%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (15.0%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Griswold, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Griswold, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Griswold-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.6 miles away from the Griswold town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Griswold-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 203.8 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 219.5 miles away from Griswold 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 133.1 miles away from Griswold 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 192.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.0 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 231.0 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Griswold:

  • VILLA MARIA NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • VILLAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • HAMILTON PAVILION HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • WILLIAM W BACKUS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • ELMACHRI REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • UNITED COMM SVCS INC PHN DEPT-HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • BACKUS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NORWICH, CT)

Amtrak stations near Griswold:

  • 10 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 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 Griswold:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Griswold:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 11 miles; Norwich, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Connecticut College (about 18 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Connecticut (about 22 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 23 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 24 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 26 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high schools in Griswold:

  • GRISWOLD ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 667, Location: 1553 GLASGO ROAD, Grades: 8-12)
  • GRISWOLD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 267 SLATER AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Griswold:

See full list of schools located in Griswold

Library in Griswold:

  • SLATER LIBRARY (Operating income: $170,788; Location: 26 MAIN ST.; 28,239 books; 567 audio materials; 1,321 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Griswold: Campers World Campground (A), Griswold Fire Marshal's Office (B), Alford A Young Junior Hose and Ladder Company 1 (C), Jewett City Town Hall (D), American Legion Ambulance (E), Griswald Fire Company (F), Griswold Volunteer Fire Department Station 55 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Griswold include: First Congregational Church (A), Jewett City Baptist Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Second Congregational Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pachaug Cemetery (1), Leonard Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Clayville Pond (A), Ashland Pond (B), Aspinook Pond (C), Grist Mill Pond (D), Pachaug Pond (E), Hopeville Pond (F), Glasgo Pond (G), Woodmansee Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Norman Brook (A), Pachaug River (B), Reservoir Brook (C), Partridge Brook (D), Sterrie Brook (E), Cutler Brook (F), Ashwillet Brook (G), Billings Brook (H), Edmonds Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Griswold include: Pachaug Green (1), Hopeville Pond State Park (2). Display/hide their 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
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.4%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

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

2.1%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Griswold in 2010:

  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Griswold in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Griswold (2011 data):

  • Putnam Bank: Griswold Branch at 461 Voluntown Road, Route 138, branch established on 1989/11/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $468.1 mil, Deposits: $336.7 mil, headquarters in Putnam, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Griswold:

Marital status in Griswold, CT
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Griswold:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Griswold, CT (based on New London County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.4%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New London County:

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,769 average AGI)
New London County:

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, CT  0.50% ($39,711 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($78,134)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($66,551)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
New London County:

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
Businesses in Griswold, CT
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1

Strongest AM radio stations in Griswold:

  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO 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.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Griswold:

  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Griswold:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Griswold: William J. Babcock.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Griswold fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 78.1mTotal length
  • $4,461,000Total costs
  • 407,762Total average daily traffic
  • 41,054Total average daily truck traffic
  • 432,191Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Griswold, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Griswold, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • NANCY AUMAN, 2172 Glasgo Rd. (Route 202) (Lat: 41.539167 Lon: -71.869444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Mariner Tower L P, 2600 Kenne-bunkport, Phone: (207) 967-8094
  • NANCY AUMAN, 2172 Glasgo Rd. (Route 202) (Lat: 41.539167 Lon: -71.869444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2600 Kenne-bunkport, Phone: (207) 967-8094
  • Edward G Roach, 2172 Glasgo Rd. (Route 202) (Lat: 41.539167 Lon: -71.869444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • 2172 Glasgo Rd. (Route 202) (Lat: 41.539167 Lon: -71.869444), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Solutions, LLC, Uncas-ville, Phone: (860) 434-6363

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • State Forestry Ofc Sheldon Rd (Lat: 41.562611 Lon: -71.874528), Call Sign: KXZ641, Licensee ID: L00412908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2014, Expiration Date: 04/12/2024, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-2389, Phone: (860) 685-8080
  • 211 Slater Ave. (Lat: 41.597444 Lon: -71.980472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQDL908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/27/2025, Certifier: Jim Fonner, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 41.594556 Lon: -71.978417, Call Sign: WQEG923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.437 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2006, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2016, Certifier: James Fonner, Registrant: Wpcs International Hartford Operations, 427 Hayden Station Road, Stes. A&b, Windsor, CT 06095, Phone: (860) 640-6600, Fax: (860) 640-6601, Email:
  • Lat: 41.595806 Lon: -71.979333, Call Sign: WQNQ524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2200 MHz, 72.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021, Certifier: Tom Verville, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LEFERVE GERARD/MARK FREE LADY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 12SL , Serial Number: SL-1, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gerard H Lefevre, 38 Colonel Brown Rd, Griswold, CT 06351, Other Owners: Mark J Lefevre
  • Aircraft: DOUGLAS TRUKEN JDT MINI MAX 1600R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 988DT , Serial Number: JDT-221, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas Truken, 65 Dawley Rd, Griswold, CT 06351
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/10/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Griswold, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Griswold, CT
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Griswold, CT
  • 78.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Griswold, CT
  • 70.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Griswold 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.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Griswold on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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