Manchester, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 58,241.
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 27,980  (48.0%)
Females: 30,261  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,583 (it was $49,426 in 2000)
Manchester:

$68,583
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,808 (it was $25,989 in 2000)

Manchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,852 (it was $122,900 in 2000)
Manchester:

$207,852
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,250; detached houses: $292,118; townhouses or other attached units: $210,065; in 2-unit structures: $243,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,017; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,559; mobile homes: $174,567
March 2019 cost of living index in Manchester: 110.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Manchester, CT (2010)
    • 38,45766.0%White alone
    • 6,98812.0%Hispanic
    • 6,60211.3%Black alone
    • 4,5917.9%Asian alone
    • 1,3432.3%Two or more races
    • 1030.2%American Indian alone
    • 1380.2%Other race alone
    • 190.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Manchester, Connecticut as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manchester is 685 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Manchester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(14.0)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
3
(5.1)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(19.8)
9
(16.2)
6
(10.8)
6
(10.7)
12
(21.2)
11
(19.2)
9
(15.4)
12
(20.5)
16
(27.4)
11
(18.9)
18
(31.0)
14
(24.2)
26
(45.0)
21
(36.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
40
(71.9)
58
(104.5)
46
(82.5)
30
(53.6)
55
(97.2)
36
(62.9)
53
(90.8)
46
(78.7)
50
(85.8)
45
(77.3)
37
(63.7)
39
(67.3)
38
(65.7)
36
(62.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(159.9)
84
(151.4)
58
(104.0)
104
(185.7)
70
(123.7)
76
(132.7)
65
(111.4)
52
(89.0)
32
(54.9)
53
(91.1)
49
(84.4)
53
(91.4)
42
(72.7)
44
(76.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
260
(467.2)
276
(497.4)
218
(390.9)
268
(478.6)
297
(525.1)
253
(441.8)
256
(438.7)
288
(492.8)
221
(379.0)
189
(324.7)
151
(260.0)
152
(262.3)
148
(256.0)
103
(177.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,761
(3,164)
1,738
(3,132)
1,637
(2,935)
1,684
(3,008)
1,636
(2,892)
1,510
(2,637)
1,380
(2,365)
1,417
(2,425)
1,231
(2,111)
1,331
(2,287)
1,354
(2,332)
1,297
(2,238)
1,226
(2,121)
1,039
(1,795)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
202
(363.0)
179
(322.6)
123
(220.5)
93
(166.1)
107
(189.2)
84
(146.7)
86
(147.4)
92
(157.4)
53
(90.9)
61
(104.8)
69
(118.8)
110
(189.8)
115
(198.9)
133
(229.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
18
(32.4)
10
(17.9)
14
(25.0)
9
(15.9)
5
(8.7)
6
(10.3)
7
(12.0)
3
(5.1)
3
(5.2)
7
(12.1)
5
(8.6)
3
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)261.3260.5220.1228.9238.5236.8202.4205.3187.2186.0181.8184.3195.8165.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Manchester, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 151 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Manchester, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), Italian (14.4%), English (11.2%), German (10.3%), French (8.9%), Polish (8.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1823

Elevation: 272 feet

Land area: 27.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,137 people per square mile   (low).

Manchester, Connecticut map

4,650 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 2.4% Europe, 1.9% Latin America, 1.0% North America).

This town:

8.5%
Connecticut:

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

2.2% ($2,692)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (82.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (95.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Central Manchester, CT (0.0 miles ),
South Windsor, CT (2.1 miles ),
Bolton, CT (2.1 miles ),
East Hartford, CT (2.2 miles ),
Vernon, CT (2.3 miles ),
Glastonbury, CT (2.5 miles ),
Glastonbury Center, CT (2.6 miles ),
Rockville, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 72.52 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Silk City

Area code: 860

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1999: 109 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 106 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2004: 122 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2005: 135 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2006: 96 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $157,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Manchester, CT residents
Average permit cost in Manchester, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Manchester, CT
Historical housing units in Manchester, CT
Most common industries in Manchester, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.0%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.7%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Manchester, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
  • Engineers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in Manchester, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
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 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.685. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.685
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Manchester town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manchester-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 176.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 196.8 miles away from Manchester 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 128.0 miles away from Manchester 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 218.3 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 208.8 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 41.3 miles away from Manchester 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 Hartford County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manchester topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST HARTFORD CORP (REAL ESTATE), LYDALL INC /DE/ (TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS), CONNECTICUT BANCSHARES INC/DE (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), SCAN OPTICS INC (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Manchester:

  • MANCHESTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 71 HAYNES ST)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOME CARE-MANCHESTER (545 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • CRESTFIELD REHABILITATION CENTER AND FENWOOD MANOR (565 VERNON ST)
  • MANCHESTER MANOR (385 W CENTER ST)
  • WESTSIDE CARE CENTER (349 BIDWELL STREET)
  • MANCHESTER DIALYSIS CENTER (319 MAIN STREET)

Amtrak stations near Manchester:

  • 8 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 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.
  • 12 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Manchester:

  • Manchester Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,667; Location: Great Path; Public; Website: www.mcc.commnet.edu/)
  • Howell Cheney Technical High School (Full-time enrollment: 66; Location: 791 W. Middle Turnpike; Public; Website: www.cttech.org/cheney)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Manchester:

  • Goodwin College (about 7 miles; East Hartford, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,017)
  • Capital Community College (about 8 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Trinity College (about 9 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • University of Hartford (about 10 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 15 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • University of Connecticut (about 15 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)

Public high schools in Manchester:

  • MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,818, Location: 134 EAST MIDDLE TURNPIKE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HOWELL CHENEY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 560, Location: 791 WEST MIDDLE TURNPIKE, Grades: 9-12)
  • MANCHESTER REGIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 57, Location: 665 WETHERELL STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • GREAT PATH ACADEMY MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL AT M (Location: 60 BIDWELL STREET MS#2, Grades: 9-12)
  • MANCHESTER TRANSITION CENTER (Location: 454 MAIN STREET, Grades: 12)
  • NEW HORIZONS (Location: 665 WETHERELL STREET, Grades: 8-12)
  • BENTLEY ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM (Location: 134 EAST MIDDLE TURNPIKE, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Manchester:

  • EAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 685, Location: 115 NEW STATE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 236 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL/NEW HOPE MANOR (Students: 21, Location: 42 PROSPECT ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • CLINICAL DAY SCHOOL - MANCHESTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Students: 16, Location: 71 HAYNES ST, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 419, Location: 73 PARK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 74 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 148, Location: 27 ADAMS ST S, Grades: PK-8)
  • COMMUNITY CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC (Students: 35, Location: 317 N MAIN ST, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Manchester

Library in Manchester:

  • MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,827,082; Location: 586 MAIN ST.; 201,573 books; 18 e-books; 13,060 audio materials; 19,876 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 271 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manchester: Cheney Mill Complex (A), Manchester Fire Rescue Emergency Medical Services Station 2 Headquarters (B), Manchester Fire Rescue Emergency Medical Services Station 3 (C), Manchester Fire Rescue Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (D), Mary Cheney Library (E), Manchester Memorial Hospital Medical Library (F), Connecticut Society of Genealogists Library (G), Lutz Museum (H), Eighth Utilities District Station 1 (I), Eighth Utilities District Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jarvis Shopping Center (1), Broad Street Parkade Shopping Center (2), Manchester Mall Shopping Center (3), Manchester Shopping Center (4), Olcott Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Manchester: CONNECTICUT BANCSHARES INC/DE (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Manchester include: Saint Bridget Church (A), Saint James Church (B), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (C), Salvation Army (D), Temple Beth Sholom (E), Zion Lutheran Church (F), Assumption Roman Catholic Church (G), Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church (H), Center Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth Sholom Memorial Park (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), East Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Hilliards Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Manchester include: Center Spring Pond Park (1), Cheney Brothers Historic District (2), Center Park (3), Center Spring Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lutz Children's Museum (247 South Main Street), Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society (Museums; 230 Pine Street), Manchester History Museum (175 Pine Street), Cheney Homestead (Museums; 106 Hartford Road), Showcase Cinemas Buckland Hills (Amusement & Theme Parks; 99 Redstone Road), New England Juke Box (Amusement & Theme Parks; 77 Tolland Turnpike), The Pool Factory (Arcades & Amusements; 1131C Tolland Turnpike).

Hotels: Best Value Inn (400 Tolland Turnpike), Manchester Village Inn (100 East Center Street), Econo Lodge Manchester (100 East Center Street), Fairfield Inn (121 Pavilion Drive), Clarion Suites Inn Manchester (191 Spencer Street), Extended Stayamerica (340 Tolland Turnpike), Connecticut Motor Lodge (400 Tolland Turnpike), Fairfield Inn & Suites Hartford Manchest (121 Pavilions Drive).

Court: Manchester Town - Probate Court (66 Center Street).

Birthplace of: Ronan Farrow - Activist, Dana White - President of the UFC, Daniel C. Burbank - Astronaut, Jay Johnstone - Baseball player, Kory Sheets - Player of and football, Robert M. Owens - Prosecutor, Steve Romeo - US- ski mountaineer, Christopher Miner Spencer - Civil War industrialist and inventor, Frederick Walker Pitkin - Republican politician, Harold Trowbridge Pulsifer - Poet.

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

MANCHESTER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 51,066, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • SUNSET APARTMENTS (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.9%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

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

8.0%
Whole state:

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

4.2%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Manchester in 2010:

  • 543 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 140 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 100 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Manchester in 2000:

  • 764 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Manchester (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Manchester Middle Turnpike Branch, Manchester Main Branch, Manchester East Center Street Branch, Manchester Shoprite Branch, Manchester North Main Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Rockville Bank: North Main Street Branch, Manchester Branch, Big Y Supermarket Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $1,748.3 mil, Deposits: $1,413.1 mil, headquarters in Vernon Rockville, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Rockville Financial, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: North Main Street Branch at 14 North Main Street, branch established on 1952/09/27; Parkade Branch at 354 1/2 West Middle Turnpike, branch established on 1960/02/01. 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
  • Webster Bank, National Association: 1041 Main Street Branch at 1041 Main Street, branch established on 1970/11/30; Middle Turnpike Branch at 320 Middle Turnpike West, branch established on 1967/06/15. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Manchester Branch at 354 Broad Street, branch established on 2003/12/29. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Manchester Shaws Supmt. Branch at 525 Middle Turnpike, W, branch established on 1995/09/10. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • People's United Bank: Manchester Stop And Shop Branch at 286 Broad Street, branch established on 1989/04/10. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • NEW ENGLAND BANK: Manchester Branch at 23 Main Street, branch established on 2002/10/01. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $724.5 mil, Deposits: $582.4 mil, headquarters in Enfield, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: New England Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Manchester:

Marital status in Manchester, CT
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • 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:

11.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manchester, CT (based on Hartford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
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: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Hartford County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
This county:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

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

16.0%
Connecticut:

15.8%

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($650 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.53% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.43% ($58,256)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($63,792)


4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($81,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,656 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tolland County, CT  0.51% ($59,435 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.43% ($54,707)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.37% ($71,069)
Businesses in Manchester, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kroger1
ALDO1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Avenue1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1New York & Co1
Blockbuster1Nike17
Brookstone1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Burger King3Olive Garden1
CVS2Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless3
DHL1Penske2
Dairy Queen2PetSmart1
Domino's Pizza1Pier 1 Imports1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1RadioShack2
Dunkin Donuts10Raymour & Flanigan1
Ethan Allen1Red Robin1
Express1Rite Aid2
Extended Stay America1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx5Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks3
Foot Locker1Stop & Shop1
Forever 211T-Mobile6
GNC2T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop3Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Target1
Gymboree1The Room Place1
H&M1Torrid1
H&R Block3Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul2
HomeTown Buffet1UPS9
Honda1Vans3
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York4Walgreens2
Journeys1Walmart1
Justice2Wendy's3
KFC2Wet Seal1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:

  • WNEZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MANCHESTER LICENSEE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTF (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VERNON, CT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 Manchester:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, 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)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)

TV broadcast stations around Manchester:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 98Number of bridges
  • 1,135ft / 346mTotal length
  • 2,410,271Total average daily traffic
  • 290,093Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,507,743Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manchester, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 351980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manchester, CT

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 206. The highest number of fire incidents - 292 took place in 2004, and the least - 97 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manchester, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.6%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manchester, CT
    • 1,41940.6%Structure Fires
    • 1,22735.1%Outside Fires
    • 64518.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2065.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manchester, CT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Connecticut:

  • Hawthorn Suites, 191 Spencer St, Manchester, Connecticut 06040 , Phone: (860) 643-5811, Fax: (860) 646-3341
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 400 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 643-1555, Fax: (860) 643-1881
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 20 Taylor St, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 643-1864, Fax: (860) 643-1897
  • Extended Stay America - Hartford - Manchester, 340 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, Connecticut 06040 , Phone: (860) 643-5140, Fax: (860) 643-5732
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, 121 Pavilions Dr, Manchester, Connecticut 06040 , Phone: (860) 648-9796, Fax: (860) 648-9796
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1432 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 644-1732, Fax: (860) 644-1788
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 225 Slater St, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 533-8484, Fax: (860) 644-2800
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 201 Hale Rd, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 432-4242, Fax: (860) 432-4243
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford/Manchester, 109 Pavilions Dr, Manchester, Connecticut 06042 , Phone: (860) 644-2244, Fax: (860) 644-2255
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Connecticut
Most common first names in Manchester, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary55681.0 years
John54776.4 years
William40274.9 years
Joseph36975.7 years
Robert27870.5 years
Helen27680.5 years
Anna22884.4 years
George22474.9 years
James22173.1 years
Margaret20579.7 years
Most common last names in Manchester, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14174.9 years
Johnson13578.8 years
Anderson8778.0 years
Brown6475.2 years
Sullivan5977.2 years
Wilson5577.8 years
Miller5478.2 years
Carlson4779.1 years
White4177.1 years
Jones4175.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manchester, CT
  • 54.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.2%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manchester, CT
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Manchester compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.

Manchester on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal support workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: printing workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: department and other general merchandise stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: librarians, curators, and archivists (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: special education teachers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other financial specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: laborers and material movers, hand (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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