Guilford, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 22,375.
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 10,772  (48.1%)
Females: 11,603  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06437.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $105,213 (it was $76,843 in 2000)
Guilford:

$105,213
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,812 (it was $37,161 in 2000)

Guilford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $385,592 (it was $230,500 in 2000)
Guilford:

$385,592
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $277,518; detached houses: $297,427; townhouses or other attached units: $193,439; in 2-unit structures: $214,907; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,608; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,636; mobile homes: $59,789
March 2019 cost of living index in Guilford: 140.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Guilford, CT (2010)
    • 20,64092.2%White alone
    • 7793.5%Hispanic
    • 5352.4%Asian alone
    • 2291.0%Two or more races
    • 1600.7%Black alone
    • 170.08%Other race alone
    • 140.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Guilford, Connecticut as of February 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Guilford is 1,598 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Guilford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(9.0)
7
(31.4)
5
(22.3)
5
(22.2)
5
(22.2)
2
(8.7)
3
(13.4)
3
(13.4)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
4
(17.8)
2
(9.0)
3
(13.5)
3
(13.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(8.9)
3
(13.3)
4
(17.8)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.5)
7
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.4)
2
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(67.2)
25
(112.2)
12
(53.4)
22
(97.8)
11
(48.9)
17
(74.4)
12
(53.5)
14
(62.5)
4
(17.8)
15
(66.9)
6
(26.8)
4
(17.9)
2
(9.0)
8
(35.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(286.6)
58
(260.4)
52
(231.5)
59
(262.3)
69
(306.6)
70
(306.2)
65
(290.0)
51
(227.7)
28
(124.9)
20
(89.2)
28
(124.9)
31
(138.7)
26
(116.8)
32
(143.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
249
(1,115)
246
(1,105)
284
(1,264)
309
(1,374)
288
(1,280)
352
(1,540)
272
(1,213)
235
(1,049)
218
(972.8)
312
(1,391)
176
(785.0)
162
(725.1)
230
(1,033)
271
(1,217)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(58.2)
16
(71.8)
15
(66.8)
14
(62.2)
15
(66.6)
13
(56.9)
10
(44.6)
7
(31.3)
7
(31.2)
7
(31.2)
1
(4.5)
7
(31.3)
8
(35.9)
17
(76.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)92.6117.1103.3119.6110.9110.895.293.057.382.764.154.665.082.8

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City-data.com crime index in Guilford, CT

Crime rate in Guilford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Guilford, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (24.4%), Irish (22.2%), English (16.9%), German (16.3%), Polish (6.2%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 6/6/1643

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 47.1 square miles.

Population density: 476 people per square mile   (low).

Guilford, Connecticut map

1,226 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This town:

5.7%
Connecticut:

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

1.7% ($3,832)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Haven, CT (11.7 miles , pop. 123,626).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (62.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (69.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Guilford Center, CT (1.5 miles ),
Madison, CT (2.2 miles ),
North Branford, CT (2.2 miles ),
Madison Center, CT (2.4 miles ),
Branford, CT (2.5 miles ),
Branford Center, CT (2.5 miles ),
Killingworth, CT (2.8 miles ),
East Haven, CT (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 72.70 W

Area code: 203

Distribution of median household income in Guilford, CT in 2017
Guilford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 1998: 139 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 1999: 112 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $292,700
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $423,200
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $366,600
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $351,300
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $502,900
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $375,700
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $428,600
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $302,600
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $396,100
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $357,700
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $378,400
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $443,800
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $469,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $408,500
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $404,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Guilford, CT residents
Average permit cost in Guilford, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Guilford, CT
Historical housing units in Guilford, CT
Most common industries in Guilford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.7%)
  • Public administration (2.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Guilford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Top executives (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Guilford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Guilford, Connecticut average temperatures Guilford, Connecticut average precipitation Guilford, Connecticut humidity Guilford, Connecticut wind speed Guilford, Connecticut snowfall Guilford, Connecticut sunshine Guilford, 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 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.245. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
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 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Guilford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Guilford town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 39.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Guilford-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 200.8 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 225.5 miles away from the city 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 161.3 miles away from Guilford 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 197.7 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 187.5 miles away from Guilford 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 136.6 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 Haven County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Guilford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Guilford:

  • SHORELINE SURGERY CENTER, LLC (111 GOOSE LANE)
  • VNA COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, INC (753 BOSTON POST ROAD)
  • APPLE REHAB GUILFORD (10 BOSTON POST RD)
  • GUILFORD HOUSE, THE (109 WEST LAKE AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Guilford:

  • 12 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.
  • 17 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.

College/University in Guilford:

  • European Academy of Cosmetology and Hairdressing (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 1575 Boston Post Rd Bldg C; Private, for-profit; Website: www.teachbeauty.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guilford:

  • Yale University (about 12 miles; New Haven, CT; Full-time enrollment: 13,121)
  • Gateway Community College (about 12 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 13 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 14 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • University of New Haven (about 14 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 6,205)
  • Wesleyan University (about 17 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 25 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)

Public high school in Guilford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Guilford:

See full list of schools located in Guilford

Library in Guilford:

  • GUILFORD FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,189,765; Location: 67 PARK ST.; 120,641 books; 18 e-books; 4,702 audio materials; 3,872 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions; 10 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Guilford: Guilford Station (A), Guilford Town Boat Landing (B), Hyland House Museum (C), Henry Whitfield State Historical Museum (D), Guilford Historic Town Center (E), Guilford Free Library (F), Guilford Community Center (G), Acadia House (H), Sabbathday House (I), Old Stone House (J), Guilford Fire Department Station 2 / Eagle Hose Company 2 (K), Guilford Fire Department Station 1 / Washington Engine Company 1 (L), Guilford Fire Department Headquarters (M), Guilford Fire Department Station 4 / North Guilford Company 4 / North Guilford Company 5 (N), Guilford Fire Department Station 3 / F C Spencer Hook and Ladder Company 1 (O), Guilford Fire Chief's Office (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Strawberry Hill Shopping Center (1), Westwoods Plaza Shopping Center (2), Guilford Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Guilford include: Our Lady of Grace Monastery (A), North Guilford Congregational Church (B), Saint George Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (D), Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church (E), Bethel Assembly of God Church (F), Christ Episcopal Church (G), First Baptist Church of Guilford (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bluff Head Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Alderbrook Cemetery (3), West Side Cemetery (4), Nut Plains Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Capello Pond (A), Thirsty Lake (B), Thody Pond (C), Town Millpond (D), West Lake (E), Witch Hazel Millpond (F), Emery Pond (G), Enders Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Meadow Brook (A), Schoolhouse Brook (B), Sluice Creek (C), Spinning Mill Brook (D), Branch Brook (E), Chestnut Branch (F), West River (G), East River (H), Hall Lot Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Guilford include: Peddlers Park (1), Nut Plains Park (2), Meeting House Hill Historic District (3), Bitner Park (4), Chaffinch Island State Park (5), East River Wildlife Area (6), Great Harbor Hunting Area (7), Great Harbor Wildlife Area (8), Guilford Town Green (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dudley Foundation (Museums; 2351 Durham Road) (1), Hyland House (Museums; 84 Boston Street) (2), Griswold Thomas House (Museums; 171 Boston Street) (3), Partners in Travel-Carlson Wagonlit Travel (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 516 Route 80) (4), Christian Science Reading Room (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 17 Whitfield Street) (5), Whitfield State Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Whitfield) (6), Guilford Keeping Society (171 Boston Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Guilford Motor Lodge (2300 Boston Post Road) (1), Valley Motel (500 Route 80) (2), Tower Inn & Suites (320 Boston Post Road) (3), Comfort Inn Guilford (300 Boston Post Road) (4), Room Service LLC (80 Seaview Terrace) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Guilford Town - Administrative Departments- Probate Court (31 Park Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Arthur De Wint Foote - Mining engineer, Fitz-Greene Halleck - Poet, Abraham Baldwin - Politician, John Garvey (soccer) - Soccer player, William Russel Dudley - Mycologist, Ed Beecher - Baseball player, Simeon B. Chittenden - Politician, Simeon Berry - Poet.

New Haven 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 Guilford and their reported violations in the past:

QUONNIPAUG HILLS - MAIN SYSTEM (Population served: 564, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St BCA signed (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St BCA signed (AUG-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St BCA signed (AUG-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St BCA signed (AUG-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.3%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
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: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

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

0.9%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Guilford in 2010:

  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Guilford in 2000:

  • 212 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Guilford (2011 data):

  • The Guilford Savings Bank: at One Park Street, branch established on 1875/12/06; The Guilford Plaza Branch at 625 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1981/10/24. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $519.1 mil, Deposits: $424.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Guilford Branch at 1001 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1997/06/12. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Guilford Branch at 916 Boston Post Road (Rte 1), branch established on 1967/09/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Guilford Branch at 1021 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1985/02/25. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Guilford Branch at 1069 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1963/06/06. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Guilford:

Marital status in Guilford, CT
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Guilford:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Guilford, CT (based on New Haven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
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: 172
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
New Haven County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
New Haven County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
This county:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Connecticut:

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

15.4%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairfield County, CT  0.98% ($57,745 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($54,707)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($62,540)


5.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($768 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.74% ($67,908 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.57% ($52,965)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($68,153)
Businesses in Guilford, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike4
CVS1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts4True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GNC1UPS5
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Guilford:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Guilford:

  • WGRS (91.5 FM; GUILFORD, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)

TV broadcast stations around Guilford:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, 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)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Guilford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.7mTotal length
  • $1,775,000Total costs
  • 1,082,256Total average daily traffic
  • 117,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,457,156Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Guilford, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 161950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Guilford, CT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Guilford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Guilford, CT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Guilford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Guilford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Guilford, CT

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Guilford, Connecticut:

  • Comfort Inn, 300 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, Connecticut 06437 , Phone: (203) 453-5600, Fax: (203) 458-9700
  • Redroof Plus&suites, 2300 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, Connecticut 06437 , Phone: (203) 453-0123, Fax: (203) 458-1218
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Guilford, Connecticut
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Guilford, CT
  • 77.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Guilford, CT
  • 51.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Guilford 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Guilford on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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