Higganum, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 1,698.
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
Males: 728  (42.9%)
Females: 970  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06438, 06441.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,586 (it was $60,405 in 2000)
Higganum:

$82,586
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,037 (it was $31,238 in 2000)

Higganum CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $276,541 (it was $169,200 in 2000)
Higganum:

$276,541
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $268,427; detached houses: $264,868

Median gross rent in 2017: $829.

March 2019 cost of living index in Higganum: 123.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
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  • Races in Higganum, CT (2010)
    • 1,60794.6%White alone
    • 321.9%Two or more races
    • 211.2%Hispanic
    • 181.1%Asian alone
    • 140.8%Black alone
    • 60.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Higganum, Connecticut as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Higganum is 870 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Higganum, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: English (16.6%), German (16.4%), Polish (9.5%), Swedish (9.1%), Italian (6.8%), Czechoslovakian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 61 feet

Land area: 4.87 square miles.

Population density: 349 people per square mile   (very low).

Higganum, Connecticut map

177 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe).

This place:

10.4%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,345 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,999 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Meriden, CT (12.9 miles , pop. 58,244).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (76.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (81.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Haddam, CT (1.5 miles ),
Moodus, CT (2.4 miles ),
East Hampton, CT (2.5 miles ),
Durham, CT (2.6 miles ),
Middletown, CT (2.6 miles ),
Portland, CT (2.7 miles ),
Chester, CT (2.7 miles ),
East Haddam, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 72.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Higganum, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Higganum, CT in 2017
Higganum satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Higganum, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.7%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Higganum, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Top executives (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Engineers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.4%)

Average climate in Higganum, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.3. This is about average.

City:

86.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.287. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.287
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.58
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Higganum-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Higganum place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Higganum-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 192.9 miles away from Higganum center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.4 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 147.3 miles away from Higganum 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 202.9 miles away from Higganum 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 198.8 miles away from Higganum 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 134.4 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 Middlesex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Higganum:

  • UNISON HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • COBALT LODGE HEALTH CARE AND REH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COBALT, CT)
  • CHESTELM HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOODUS, CT)

Amtrak stations near Higganum:

  • 14 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.
  • 15 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.
  • 15 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higganum:

  • Wesleyan University (about 7 miles; Middletown, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 18 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Goodwin College (about 18 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 19 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Manchester Community College (about 19 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Trinity College (about 19 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • Capital Community College (about 21 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)

Public high school in Higganum:

Public elementary/middle schools in Higganum:

See full list of schools located in Higganum

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Higganum: Haddam Volunteer Ambulance Service (A), Haddam Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Higganum include: Higganum Congregational Church (A), Higganum United Methodist Church (B), Ponset Episcopal Church (C), Saint Peters Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Higganum Reservoir (A), Bell Shop Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ponset Brook (A), Bible Rock Brook (B), Higganum Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Higganum include: Higganum Reservoir State Park (1), Haddam Center Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Emil Planeta - Major League Baseball pitcher.

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

2.4 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.4%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Higganum (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank: Haddam Branch at 26 Killingworth Road, branch established on 1993/06/17. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Higganum Branch at 6 Killingworth Road, branch established on 1968/12/14. 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

For population 15 years and over in Higganum:

Marital status in Higganum, CT
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Higganum:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Connecticut average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.1%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

13.6%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Higganum:

44.2%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Higganum:

30.0
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Higganum:

24.6%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Higganum:

6.7
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
Higganum:

42.6%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Higganum:

52.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Higganum, CT Residents

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

Here:

6.43%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

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

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


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

Here:

6.60%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

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

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hartford County, CT  1.71% ($63,792 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  1.22% ($62,540)
to New London County, CT  0.56% ($66,551)

Businesses in Higganum, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Higganum:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Higganum:

  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Higganum:

  • 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)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • Higganum, Connecticut
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Connecticut average
  • Fatal accident count2589
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3878
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1100
  • Fatalities2785
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents6261
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents337
See more detailed statistics of Higganum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 6,600Total average daily traffic
  • 330Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,807Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward g Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.6 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618694), Type: 56.8, Overall height: 56.8 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618694), Type: 56.8, Overall height: 56.8 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, Inc., Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 285 Chamberlain Road (Lat: 41.501778 Lon: -72.618694), Type: 56.8, Structure height: 09007 m, Overall height: 56.8 m, Registrant: Sba Properties, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.491111 Lon: -72.558056, Call Sign: WQBU768,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2024, Certifier: Doug Lopresti, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HIGGANUM, 6 Mi Ssw Of Jct Of Candlewood Hill & Scovil Rd (Lat: 41.484528 Lon: -72.572583), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPNG926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10558.7 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/12/1999, Phone: (908) 306-7764
  • Hddm - Haddam, 139 Morris Hubbard Rd (Lat: 41.472250 Lon: -72.554611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.5 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQIT219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 285 Chamberlain Hill Road (Lat: 41.501944 Lon: -72.618611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: KNKD409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.837 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: 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:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Higganum)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 25374 , Serial Number: 15280622, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Berrie, 51 Coyote Trl, Higganum, CT 06441
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91589 , Serial Number: 18259829, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): John L Whittles, 22 Hickory Ln, Higganum, CT 06441
  • Aircraft: OATES DAVID F A2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7620C , Serial Number: 7912, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David F Oates, 349 Hidden Lake Rd, Higganum, CT 06441

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$253,7375$273,17233$233,4504$88,4231$292,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$355,4400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$248,2301$452,5909$273,0990$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$229,6305$252,0140$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$285,2600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5901.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$268,4701$228,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$148,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5901.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of reported fires - 39 took place in 2003, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Higganum, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.1%), and Outside Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Higganum, CT
    • 15346.1%Structure Fires
    • 10130.4%Outside Fires
    • 6920.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 92.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Higganum, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Higganum, CT
  • 84.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.2%Wood
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Higganum, CT
  • 65.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.8%Electricity


Higganum 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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