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Kent: Kent Falls State Park Kent: Kent Falls State Park Kent: Kent Falls State Park Kent: Warren Farm on Treasure Hill Road
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Population in 2010: 2,979. Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,469  (49.3%)
Females: 1,510  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  48.9 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06757.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,812 (it was $53,906 in 2000)
Kent:

$64,812
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $47,509

Kent town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $308,947 (it was $193,900 in 2000)
Kent:

$308,947
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $523,405; Detached houses: $525,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $279,489; In 2-unit structures: $303,623; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $287,274; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,296,236
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Kent races chart
  • White alone - 2,739 (91.9%)
  • Hispanic - 94 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 34 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kent: 313.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (23.7%), Irish (20.7%), German (17.3%), Italian (8.8%), Scottish (5.7%), French (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1739

Elevation: 397 feet

Land area: 48.5 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kent:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kent town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

231 residents are foreign born (5.9% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This town:  8.1%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kent, Connecticut as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kent to the number of sex offenders is 2,960 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Kent town:  1.3% ($2,467)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Kent satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (21.9 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (66.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (74.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: New Preston, CT (2.4 miles ), Warren, CT (2.4 miles ), Dover Plains, NY (2.6 miles ), Dover, NY (2.6 miles ), Washington, CT (2.9 miles ), New Milford, CT (3.1 miles ), Sharon, CT (3.1 miles ), Amenia, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $427,600
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $843,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $892,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $1,075,600
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $729,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $360,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $610,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $348,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 73.45 W

Area code: 860

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Radio, TV, and computer stores (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kent-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Kent town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 37.0 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kent-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.9 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 74.4 miles away from Kent center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Kent center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: John Swift (general) - Army general, Rachael MacFarlane - Video game actor.


Hospital/medical center in Kent:

  • KENT, LTD, THE (Nursing Home, 46 MAPLE STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Kent:

  • TACONIC DDSO (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WASSAIC, NY)
  • NEW MILFORD VNA INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NEW MILFORD, CT)
  • CANDLEWOOD VALLEY HEALTH AND R (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW MILFORD, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Kent, CT

Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/KENT/kent.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 23 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,882)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 24 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Vassar College (about 24 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,394)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 24 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,274)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 25 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,914)
  • Marist College (about 25 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 4,738)
  • Bard College (about 32 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 2,162)

Private high schools in Kent:

  • KENT SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 1MACEDONIA RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE MARVELWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 476 SKIFF MTNRD PO BOX 3001; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Kent:

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Library in Kent:

  • KENT LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $286,794; Location: 32 NORTH MAIN ST.; 26,612 books; 18 e-books; 1,219 audio materials; 1,203 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • missing private high school SOUTH KENT SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Kent: Geer Mountain Camp (A), Camp Po-Ne-Mah (B), Camp Leonard Leonore (C), Camp Kent (D), Camp Kenmont (E), Camp Kenico (F), Camp Francis (G), Near East Camp (H), Skiff Mountain (I), Kent Town Hall (J), Kent Memorial Library (K), Kent Volunteer Fire Department (L), Kent Community House (M), Kent Art Association (N), Kent Building Fire Marshal's Office (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kent Green Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Congregational Cemetery (1), Bulls Bridge Cemetery (2), Good Hill Cemetery (3), Skiff Mountain Cemetery (4), Kent Hollow Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Chapel Pond (A), Fuller Pond (B), Hatch Pond (C), Leonard Pond (D), North Spectacle Pond (E), Beaman Pond (F), South Spectacle Pond (G), Irvings Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Macedonia Brook (A), Mauwee Brook (B), Yuza Mini Brook (C), North Flanders Brook (D), North Kent Brook (E), Pond Mountain Brook (F), Choggam Brook (G), Cobble Brook (H), Jack Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kent include: Kent Falls State Park (1), Macedonia Brook State Park (2), Emery Park (3), Flanders Historic District (4), Pond Mountain Natural Area (5), Iron Mountain Reservation (6), Kent Green (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Inc (Museums; Flanders) (1), Kent Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 10 Maple Street) (2), Sloan Stanley Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Flanders) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Caretaker (9 Maple Street) (1), Inn at Kent Falls (107 Kent Cornwall Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Kent Town - Administrative Department- Probate Court Office (41 Kent Green Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.01
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.74
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.62. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.62
U.S.:

9.59

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

KENT SCHOOL CORP (VALLEY CAMPUS) (Population served: 722, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-1994 and JAN-03-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-1994), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and JAN-14-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-13-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2001 and DEC-14-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-27-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and DEC-19-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-16-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2000), St Admin Penalty assessed (DEC-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2000)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JUL-01-1994 and NOV-09-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-1994), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1994), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-1994)
THE MARVELWOOD SCHOOL (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-1998)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-14-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-10-2006 and JUN-22-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and JAN-09-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2002), St BCA signed (JAN-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and FEB-13-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-1996), St BCA signed (DEC-18-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-1996), Referred for Higher St Level Review (OCT-17-1997), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-13-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-1998)
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BROOKWOODS II (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2004)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
KENT SCHOOL (MAINTENANCE WELL) (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Intentional no-action (JAN-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Intentional no-action (JAN-01-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and JAN-14-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-13-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and FEB-13-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-1996), St BCA signed (DEC-18-1996), Referred for Higher St Level Review (OCT-17-1997), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-13-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and FEB-13-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
THE MARVELWOOD SCHOOL-FACULTY HOUSES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 49 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
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: 1.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kent, CT

People in group quarters in Kent in 2010:

  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
79 people in nursing homes in 2000

Kent 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Kent (2011 data):

  • Union Savings Bank: Kent Branch at Kent Shopping Center, Route 7, branch established on 1960/08/09. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Kent Branch at 50 North Main Street, Route 7, branch established on 1960/08/09. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kent Branch at 45 North Main Street, branch established on 1983/07/13. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Kent town (based on Litchfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Here53.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents65.3%12.8%6.1%4.9%2.2%
Congregations19.3%24.1%15.2%9.0%3.4%
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.1%0.7%3.3%
Congregations2.1%3.4%2.8%2.1%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

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

11.8%
State:

15.8%

5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  1.40% ($52,019 average AGI)
from Fairfield County, CT  1.06% ($63,262)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($49,007)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Haven County, CT  1.07% ($41,196 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  1.02% ($45,238)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.55% ($50,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:

  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSK (90.1 FM; SOUTH KENT, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kent:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kent, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Kent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $18,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,797
Total average daily truck traffic: 464
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,399


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • James E McDonald, 40 Bulls Bridge Road (Kent Site) (Lat: 41.681583 Lon: -73.486556), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.5 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • James E McDonald, 40 Bulls Bridge Road (Kent Site) (Lat: 41.681583 Lon: -73.486556), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.5 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 41.783694 Lon: -73.457333, Call Sign: WPXD393
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.662 MHz, 468.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Certifier: Steve Ardussi
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road (Lat: 41.785083 Lon: -73.459833), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQED525
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.212 MHz, 851.437 MHz, 852.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2013, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457-2794, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345
  • 7 Dorm Campus Road (Lat: 41.740361 Lon: -73.464556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQIH224
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/08/2018, Certifier: Joseph Wolinski
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N. Fairway Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 41.764722 Lon: -73.412500, Call Sign: WQOR232
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/04/2022, Certifier: Vinny Roberti
    Registrant: Northeastern Communs., Inc., 327 Huntingdon Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708-1413, Phone: (203) 575-9008, Fax: (203) 753-1739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SKIFF MT, 476 Skiff Mountain Road (Lat: 41.780361 Lon: -73.456222), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPQZ281, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2010, Expiration Date: 12/11/2020, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457-2794, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: W1CAH, Licensee ID: L00355354
    Grant Date: 05/09/2001, Expiration Date: 08/06/2011, Certifier: Melvin D Eckert
    Registrant: Melvin D Eckert, 381 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT 06757-1206
  • Call Sign: W4EV, Licensee ID: L00699329
    Grant Date: 06/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2010, Certifier: George E De Vilbiss
    Registrant: George E De Vilbiss, 92 Macedonia Rd, Kent, CT 06757
  • Call Sign: WA1CYI
    Grant Date: 07/26/1995, Expiration Date: 07/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2007
    Registrant: Angus R Mc Farland, 59 Segar Mountain Rd Box 631, Kent, CT 06757
  • Call Sign: WA2VGS, Licensee ID: L01203474
    Grant Date: 12/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/17/2017
    Registrant: David Genovese, 22 St.Johns Acres, Kent, CT 06757

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CZECH SPORT AIRCRAFT AS PIPER SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 126WK , Serial Number: P1001093, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Walter H Eckmeier, 19 South Rd, Kent, CT 06757
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61686 , Serial Number: 18052789, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Roger Jackson, Po Box 336, Kent, CT 06757
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8663G , Serial Number: 15062763, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Oscar P Duff, 360 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT 06757


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Kent


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