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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 2012: $61,871 (it was $49,426 in 2000)
Manchester:

$61,871
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,590

Manchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $204,316 (it was $122,900 in 2000)
Manchester:

$204,316
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $239,359; Detached houses: $254,500; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,390; In 2-unit structures: $199,861; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,979; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,925; Mobile homes: $161,322
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  • White alone - 38,457 (66.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6,988 (12.0%)
  • Black alone - 6,602 (11.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4,591 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1,343 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 103 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 138 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Manchester: 198.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Manchester town:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

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:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 96 registered sex offenders living in Manchester, Connecticut as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Manchester to the number of sex offenders is 587 to 1.


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

Manchester town:  2.2% ($2,692)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Manchester satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (103.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 72.52 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Silk City

Area code: 860

Manchester household income distribution Manchester home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Manchester by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001110100811
per 100,000 0.00.01.81.81.80.01.80.00.014.01.71.7
Rapes 19152713119661211912
per 100,000 34.827.248.723.319.816.210.810.721.219.215.420.5
Robberies 575240804058463055365346
per 100,000 104.594.572.1143.671.9104.582.553.697.262.990.878.7
Assaults 1004951325589845810470766552
per 100,000 183.489.0925.2457.7159.9151.4104.0185.7123.7132.7111.489.0
Burglaries 380264288309260276218268297253256288
per 100,000 696.8479.5519.4554.6467.2497.4390.9478.6525.1441.8438.7492.8
Thefts 1,8761,6031,6921,7171,7611,7381,6371,6841,6361,5101,3801,417
per 100,000 3440.22911.73051.53081.93164.43132.42935.13007.52892.22636.62365.12424.5
Auto thefts 20622221120420217912393107848692
per 100,000 377.8403.2380.5366.2363.0322.6220.5166.1189.2146.7147.4157.4
Arson 231151001810149567
per 100,000 42.220.09.017.90.032.417.925.015.98.710.312.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 325.3260.5456.0362.5272.0271.2229.1238.2248.2246.5210.7213.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 152 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Connecticut average:

2.36

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Manchester, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 19% greater 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 10/2/1994 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 the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from Manchester center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from Manchester center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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/medical centers in Manchester:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Manchester, CT

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.

Local government website: www.ci.manchester.ct.us

Colleges/Universities in Manchester:

  • Manchester Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,430; Location: Great Path; Public; Website: www.mcc.commnet.edu/)
  • Howell Cheney Regional Vocational Technical School (Location: 791 W Middle Tpk; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Manchester:

  • Trinity College (about 9 miles; Hartford, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,168)
  • University of Hartford (about 10 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 14 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 8,423)
  • University of Connecticut (about 15 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,426)
  • Wesleyan University (about 17 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Springfield College (about 23 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)

Public high schools in Manchester:

Private high schools in Manchester:

  • EAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 115 NEW STATE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 236 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CLINICAL DAY SCHOOL AT MANCHESTER MEMORIAL HOSP (Students: 28; Location: GUARD ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL/NEW HOPE MANOR (Students: 26; Location: 300 PARKER RD; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 73 PARK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 74 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 27 ADAMS ST S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BIRCH MOUNTAIN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 645 BIRCH MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILDREN'S PLACE INC (Students: 43; Location: 452 TOLLAND TPKE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COMMUNITY CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC (Students: 35; Location: 317 NORTH MAIN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
  • HOLY SEED CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 33 PHYLLIS RD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Manchester, School District: MANCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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

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).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.59

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

LAKEWOOD COMM.WATER ASSOC. (Serves ME, Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SUNSET APARTMENTS (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1996 and FEB-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (SEP-11-1996), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1996 and FEB-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1995 and APR-03-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-17-1995), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-1996), St BCA signed (SEP-10-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1995 and APR-02-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-02-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2001)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Manchester, CT

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

Manchester compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Connecticut:

  • Clarion Suites Inn, 191 Spencer St, Manchester, CT 06040 , Phone: (860) 643-5811, Fax: (860) 646-3341
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 400 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, CT 06042 , Phone: (860) 643-1555, Fax: (860) 643-1881
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 225 Slater St, Manchester, CT 06040 , Phone: (860) 533-8484
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 20 Taylor St, Manchester, CT 06042 , Phone: (860) 643-1864, Fax: (860) 643-1897
  • Extended Stay America, 340 Tolland Tpke, Manchester, CT 06040 , Phone: (860) 643-5140, Fax: (860) 643-5732
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, 121 Pavilions Dr, Manchester, CT 06040 , Phone: (860) 648-9796, Fax: (860) 648-9796
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1432 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06042 , Phone: (860) 644-1732, Fax: (860) 644-1788
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 225 Slater St, Manchester, CT 06042 , Phone: (860) 533-8484, Fax: (860) 644-2800
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 201 Hale Rd, Manchester, CT 06042 , Phone: (860) 432-4242, Fax: (860) 432-4243
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Manchester town (based on Hartford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents66.8%7.4%6.1%3.1%2.8%
Congregations20.5%11.6%5.3%8.2%6.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%0.8%0.8%7.0%
Congregations6.1%5.1%1.7%3.4%31.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.8%

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  0.58% ($49,113 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.49% ($48,876)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.34% ($54,771)


4.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.09%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tolland County, CT  0.55% ($51,650 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.40% ($46,514)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.39% ($57,435)

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 (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 106
Total length: 940 meters (3,084ft)
Total costs: $132,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,254,898
Total average daily truck traffic: 250,249

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 16
  • 1980-1989: 42
  • 1990-1999: 24
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Manchester, CT


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 230
  • Hazardous Condition: 411
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Manchester


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

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
Businesses in Manchester, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2La-Z-Boy2
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Abercrombie Kids1Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Avenue1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1New York & Co1
Blockbuster1Nike17
Brookstone1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King3Outback1
CVS2Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless3
DHL1Penske2
Dairy Queen2PetSmart1
Domino's Pizza1Pier 1 Imports1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts10RadioShack2
Ethan Allen1Raymour & Flanigan1
Express1Red Robin1
Extended Stay America1Rite Aid2
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx5Sears2
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
Forever 211T-Mobile6
GNC2T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop3Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Target1
Gymboree1The Room Place1
H&M1Torrid1
H&R Block3Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul2
HomeTown Buffet1UPS9
Hot Topic1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York4Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Walgreens2
KFC2Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's3
Kroger1Wet Seal1
Browse common businesses in Manchester, CT


Manchester on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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