Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 3,436.
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
Males: 1,593  (46.4%)
Females: 1,843  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,577 (it was $58,325 in 2000)
Lake Pocotopaug:

$75,577
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,479 (it was $28,317 in 2000)

Lake Pocotopaug CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $251,762 (it was $142,300 in 2000)
Lake Pocotopaug:

$251,762
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $231,840; detached houses: $246,615; townhouses or other attached units: $249,150; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $502,035; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,050

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,084.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Pocotopaug: 125.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
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  • Races in Lake Pocotopaug, CT (2010)
    • 3,25294.6%White alone
    • 722.1%Hispanic
    • 521.5%Asian alone
    • 351.0%Two or more races
    • 220.6%Black alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (21.5%), German (10.5%), English (10.4%), American (9.5%), Polish (8.4%), Irish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,284 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut map

193 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

5.6%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,311 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,399 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (12.9 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (83.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (88.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

East Hampton, CT (1.1 miles ),
Terramuggus, CT (1.8 miles ),
Marlborough, CT (1.9 miles ),
Moodus, CT (2.6 miles ),
Portland, CT (2.6 miles ),
Hebron, CT (2.7 miles ),
Higganum, CT (2.8 miles ),
East Haddam, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 72.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

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

3.7%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Historical population in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
Historical housing units in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
Most common industries in Lake Pocotopaug, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Lake Pocotopaug, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut average temperatures Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut average precipitation Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut humidity Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut wind speed Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut snowfall Lake Pocotopaug, Connecticut sunshine Lake Pocotopaug, 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 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.323. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.389. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 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 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lake Pocotopaug-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Lake Pocotopaug place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Pocotopaug-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 188.2 miles away from Lake Pocotopaug 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 209.5 miles away from Lake Pocotopaug 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 139.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 206.7 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 204.6 miles away from the city 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 133.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Lake Pocotopaug topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Pocotopaug:

  • COBALT LODGE HEALTH CARE AND REH (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COBALT, CT)
  • MARLBOROUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, CT)
  • UNISON HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • PORTLAND CARE AND REHAB CENTER, (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTLAND, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • PORTLAND VISITING NURSES ASSN (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PORTLAND, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, CT)

Amtrak stations near Lake Pocotopaug:

  • 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.
  • 16 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Pocotopaug:

  • Wesleyan University (about 9 miles; Middletown, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • Manchester Community College (about 13 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Goodwin College (about 13 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Trinity College (about 15 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • Capital Community College (about 16 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Camp Terramugus (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: East Hampton Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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Reservoir: Pocotopaug Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hales Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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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:

2.3 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.6%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lake Pocotopaug:

Marital status in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Pocotopaug:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Connecticut average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Pocotopaug, 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.
State:

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
Middlesex County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This 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:
Here:

21.1%
State:

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

13.6%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.0%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Pocotopaug:

53.5%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Pocotopaug:

11.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Pocotopaug:

13.6%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Pocotopaug:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Pocotopaug:

26.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lake Pocotopaug:

60.4%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.1%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Pocotopaug, 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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Pocotopaug:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Pocotopaug:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Pocotopaug:

  • 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)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • 8,963Total average daily traffic
  • 532Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,318Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
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 ORIGINATED11$233,6989$213,78756$204,9534$136,2282$234,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$284,9000$05$234,7900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$195,0002$239,03514$236,6761$28,3102$181,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$196,0501$76,80010$227,5551$97,5001$82,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$163,2903$164,4230$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5501.00

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 ORIGINATED2$235,7603$299,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$119,260
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$190,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$158,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5501.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Pocotopaug, CT - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 61.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 38.0%Electricity
  • 34.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas


Lake Pocotopaug compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Pocotopaug on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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