Ledyard, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 15,051.
Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 7,502  (49.8%)
Females: 7,549  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06339.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $89,045 (it was $62,647 in 2000)
Ledyard:

$89,045
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,093 (it was $24,953 in 2000)

Ledyard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $245,398 (it was $143,200 in 2000)
Ledyard:

$245,398
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $309,744; detached houses: $320,680; townhouses or other attached units: $192,835; in 2-unit structures: $418,426; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,706; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,256; mobile homes: $40,880
March 2019 cost of living index in Ledyard: 112.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ledyard, CT (2010)
    • 12,36282.1%White alone
    • 8355.5%Hispanic
    • 5263.5%Asian alone
    • 5033.3%Two or more races
    • 4563.0%Black alone
    • 3352.2%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Other race alone
    • 100.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Ledyard, Connecticut as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ledyard is 2,150 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Ledyard, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: English (20.9%), Irish (19.4%), German (17.4%), Italian (12.8%), French (8.0%), Polish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1836

Land area: 38.1 square miles.

Population density: 395 people per square mile   (very low).

651 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.4%
Connecticut:

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

1.8% ($2,548)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (34.5 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (77.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (104.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Gales Ferry, CT (1.7 miles ),
Mashantucket, CT (1.8 miles ),
Old Mystic, CT (2.1 miles ),
Oxoboxo River, CT (2.2 miles ),
Preston, CT (2.2 miles ),
Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (2.2 miles ),
Montville, CT (2.5 miles ),
Long Hill, CT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 72.03 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Ledyard, CT in 2017

Ledyard tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $139,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Ledyard, CT residents
Average permit cost in Ledyard, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ledyard, CT
Historical housing units in Ledyard, CT
Most common industries in Ledyard, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Ledyard, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Engineers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (8.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Ledyard, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

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

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ledyard-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.7 miles away from the Ledyard town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ledyard-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 209.5 miles away from Ledyard 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 227.1 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 143.8 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 185.3 miles away from Ledyard 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 223.3 miles away from Ledyard 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 63.6 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 London County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ledyard:

  • LEDYARD REGIONAL VISITING NURSE AGENCY (741 C0LONEL LEDYARD HWY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ledyard:

  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF NORWICH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • UNCAS ON THAMES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • ORCHARD GROVE SPECIALTY CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UNCASVILLE, CT)
  • HAMILTON PAVILION HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • SOUTH REGION-DURANT/ RIVERVIEW UNIT (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • SOUTH REGION-RAINBOW HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • FAIRVIEW (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GROTON, CT)

Amtrak station:

FOXWOOD CASINO (ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Ledyard:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ledyard:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 6 miles; Norwich, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • Connecticut College (about 7 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 22 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 27 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • University of Connecticut (about 28 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 32 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Wesleyan University (about 34 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)

Public high schools in Ledyard:

  • LEDYARD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 24 GALLUP HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LEARN LEDYARD HIGH SCHOOL ABA (Location: 24 GALLUP HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ledyard:

See full list of schools located in Ledyard

Library in Ledyard:

  • LEDYARD PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $598,603; Location: 718 COLONEL LEDYARD HIGHWAY; 72,962 books; 18 e-books; 4,821 audio materials; 2,984 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 182 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Ledyard: Grange Hall (A), The Ledyard Oak (B), Harvard Boathouse (C), Yale Boathouse (D), Stoddard Landing (E), Gales Ferry Volunteer Fire Company (F), Mashantucket Tribal Fire Department (G), Ledyard Fire Department Company 1 (H), Ledyard Fire Marshal's Office (I), Ledyard Firefighters Company (J), Saint David Episcopal Church Library (K), Nathan Lester House (L), Ledyard Library (M), Gales Ferry and Bill Library (N), Foxwoods Casino (O), Board of Education Administration Office (P), Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Services (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverside Village Mall Shopping Center (1), Ledyard Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ledyard include: Anchor Baptist Church (A), Gallup Hill Baptist Church (B), Ledyard Assembly of God Church (C), Ledyard Congregational Church (D), New Life Church (E), Saint Davids Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bill Cemetery (1), Roach Cemetery (2), Church Hill Cemetery (3), Quakertown Cemetery (4), Levi Chapman Cemetery (5), Ledyard Center Cemetery (6), Lester Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Rosemond Lake (A), Lantern Hill Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Smith Pond (D), Rosemond Lake (E), Ledyard Reservoir (F), Billings Avery Diversion Pond (G), Tribrook Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Swamp Brook (A), Billings Avery Brook (B), Williams Brook (C), Ed Lamb Brook (D), Flat Brook (E), Tom Allyn Brook (F), Lantern Brook (G), Lee Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ledyard include: Highland Lake Park (1), Colonel Ledyard Park (2), Liberty Square (3), Stoddard Hill State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Moonwalk Rentals (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5 Royal Oaks Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn (780 Lantern Hill Road) (1), Applewood Farms Inn (528 Colonel Ledyard Highway) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Doc Hammer - Multi-disciplinary artist, Frederick Ayer - Manufacturing businesspeople, Leslie Holdridge - Botanist and climatologist, Ron Jirsa - College basketball coach.

New London 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 Ledyard and their reported violations in the past:

LEDYARD WPCA - LEDYARD CENTER (Population served: 6,354, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2011)
LEDYARD WPCA, GALES FERRY SYSTEM (Population served: 2,054, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ledyard that have no violations reported:

  • BORDER HILL MOBILE HOME PARK LIC. #36 (Serves RI, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.7%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

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

1.9%
Whole state:

3.9%
31 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ledyard (2011 data):

  • Dime Bank: Ledyard Branch at 744 Colonel Ledyard Highway, branch established on 1977/04/23. Info updated 2008/05/08: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $491.2 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ledyard:

Marital status in Ledyard, CT
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ledyard:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
New London County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.4%
Connecticut:

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

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

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

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

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

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

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

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
Businesses in Ledyard, CT
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Panera Bread1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ledyard:

  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ledyard:

  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Ledyard:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ledyard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • 43,969Total average daily traffic
  • 2,281Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ledyard, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ledyard, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ledyard)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fox Woods Resort And Casino (Lat: 41.473889 Lon: -179.984167), Type: Building, Structure height: 134.1 m, Overall height: 137.5 m, Call Sign: WPHB961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2000, Expiration Date: 05/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • VINEGAR HILL, Vinegar Hill Rd (Lat: 41.423722 Lon: -72.057306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KCG292, Licensee ID: L00010326,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1600 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/19/2023, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 280 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 258-0376, Fax: (860) 258-0399, Email:
  • 24 Gallup Hill Rd (Lat: 41.442861 Lon: -72.991778), Call Sign: KNCS300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2002, Expiration Date: 02/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012, Registrant: Town Of Ledyard, 741 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT 06339, Phone: (860) 464-8417, Fax: (860) 464-8417, Email:
  • 758 Colonel Ledyard Hwy (Lat: 41.443889 Lon: -72.017306), Call Sign: WPYU533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2003, Expiration Date: 10/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Jennifer S Christo, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • 136 Vinegar Hill Road (Lat: 41.425667 Lon: -72.056472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQEF345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • Lat: 41.458444 Lon: -71.980361, Call Sign: WQFP571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2006, Expiration Date: 09/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2016, Certifier: Richard Lasaracina, Registrant: 550 Trolley Line Bvld, Mashantucket, CT 06388, Phone: (860) 396-2547, Fax: (860) 396-2545, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ledyard)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2217K , Serial Number: 28-7916226, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mitchell B Ross, 16 Old Colony Ln, Ledyard, CT 06339
  • Aircraft: APPLEGATE HUGH C KITFOX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24HE , Serial Number: 731, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 01/16/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel S Geer, 27 Thomas Rd, Ledyard, CT 06339
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4690E , Serial Number: 18268260, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Francis G Henkel, 1921 Center Groton Rd, Ledyard, CT 06339
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52106 , Serial Number: 17274413, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Derda, 16 Highview Ter, Ledyard, CT 06339
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6462S , Serial Number: 15067262, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Mitchell B Ross, 16 Old Colony Ln, Ledyard, CT 06339
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8547N , Serial Number: 28-11346, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Reynaldo Texidor, 77 Indiantown Rd, Ledyard, CT 06339
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/28/2017

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Ledyard, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ledyard, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ledyard, CT
  • 86.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ledyard, CT
  • 54.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas


Ledyard compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Ledyard on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
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  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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