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Fairfield County

Population in July 2009: 20,000. Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 

Males: 9,538  (47.7%)
Females: 10,462  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Connecticut median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 06840.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $167,951 (it was $141,788 in 2000)
New Canaan:

$167,951
Connecticut:

$65,753
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $97,691

New Canaan town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $1,317,445 (it was $792,500 in 2000)
New Canaan:

$1,317,445
Connecticut:

$278,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,433,767; Detached houses: $1,533,977; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,005,827; In 2-unit structures: $722,045; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $679,950; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $657,162; Mobile homes: $948,481
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New Canaan races chart
  • White alone - 18,220 (93.9%)
  • Asian alone - 443 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 338 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 196 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 172 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.02%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Canaan: 555.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (26.2%), English (20.0%), German (15.6%), Italian (13.7%), Scottish (4.7%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1801

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 22.1 square miles.

Population density: 904 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in New Canaan:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Canaan town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

1,785 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

This town:  9.2%
Connecticut:  13.1%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in New Canaan, Connecticut as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in New Canaan to the number of sex offenders is 10,000 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

New Canaan town:  0.9% ($7,001)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
New Canaan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norwalk, CT (4.7 miles , pop. 82,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oyster Bay, NY (27.2 miles , pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (29.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Scotts Corners, NY (2.0 miles ), Wilton, CT (2.1 miles ), Norwalk, CT (2.2 miles ), Darien, CT (2.3 miles ), Stamford, CT (2.4 miles ), .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $653,100
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $658,500
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $627,500
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $657,800
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $725,700
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $802,000
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $819,600
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $919,800
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $1,032,800
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $1,244,500
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $1,150,900
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $941,700
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $902,200
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $1,027,400
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $901,300
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $1,051,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 73.49 W

Area code: 203

New Canaan household income distribution New Canaan home values distribution


 

Crime rates in New Canaan by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.0
Rapes 1111001012010
per 100,000 5.35.15.15.00.00.05.00.05.010.00.05.10.0
Robberies 0003000310012
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.10.00.00.015.05.00.00.05.110.0
Assaults 3024132021123
per 100,000 15.90.010.120.15.015.010.00.010.05.04.910.115.0
Burglaries 24173310422135291516321414
per 100,000 127.687.2167.450.3210.5105.0175.4144.975.280.1157.570.870.0
Thefts 110100658312812514715013212110093114
per 100,000 584.6512.7329.8417.8641.5624.9736.7749.7661.8606.1492.3470.3570.2
Auto thefts 384613573315202
per 100,000 15.941.020.330.265.125.035.115.015.075.19.80.010.0
Arson 0002020100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.010.10.010.00.05.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 42.735.434.036.748.538.952.647.742.146.733.832.646.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Connecticut average:

2.36

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New Canaan, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Computer and electronic products (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (13%)
  • Top executives (12%)
  • Financial managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)

Work and jobs in New Canaan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

New Canaan-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the New Canaan town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Canaan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.5 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 7.2 miles away from New Canaan center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Anthony Comstock - Political writer, Max Pacioretty - Ice hockey player, Samuel M. Hammond - Football coach, Sarah Rafferty - Television actor, Jim Johnstone (basketball) - Basketball player, Roland Crandall - Animator, William Baldwin (journalist) - Editor.

Main business address for: EOS INTERNATIONAL INC (RETAIL-NONSTORE RETAILERS).


Hospitals/medical centers near New Canaan:

  • NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; MOUNT KISCO, NY)
  • WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; VALHALLA, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in New Canaan, CT

Amtrak stations near New Canaan:

  • 8 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Canaan:

  • Norwalk Community College (about 5 miles; Norwalk, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Fairfield University (about 13 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 3,671)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 14 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 3,811)
  • Manhattanville College (about 14 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 14 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 16 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 16 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,035)

Public high school in New Canaan:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Canaan:

  • Saxe Middle School (Students: 1281; Location: 468 South Avenue; Grades: K-9)
  • South School (Students: 717; Location: 8 Farm Road; Grades: PK-5)
  • East School (Students: 639; Location: 54 Little Brook Road; Grades: K-5)
  • West School (Students: 617; Location: 769 Ponus Ridge; Grades: K-7)

Private elementary/middle schools in New Canaan:

  • NEW CANAAN COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 545 PONUS RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • ST ALOYSIUS DIOCESAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 33 SOUTH AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in New Canaan:

  • NEW CANAAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,316,346; Location: 151 MAIN ST.; 166,202 books; 25 e-books; 10,656 audio materials; 7,803 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 369 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Home of famous St. Bonaventure University graduate Andrew Mantilia.

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Notable locations in New Canaan: New Canaan Country Club (A), John Rogers Studio and Museum (B), Hanford-Silliman House (C), Waveny House (D), Silvermine Guild Arts Center (E), New Canaan Town Hall (F), New Canaan Nature Center (G), New Canaan Library (H), New Canaan Historical Society Museum (I), New Canaan Historical Society Library (J), New Canaan Historical Society Building (K), New Canaan Chamber of Commerce (L), New Canaan Volunteer Ambulance (M), New Canaan Fire Company 1 (N), New Canaan Fire Marshal's Office (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Canaan include: Franciscan Monastery (A), Church of New Canaan United Methodist Church (B), Community Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (F), Saint Michaels Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parade Hill Cemetery (1), Lockwood Cemetery (2), Hickok Cemetery (3), Garden Center Cemetery (4), Silvermine Cemetery (5), Sellecks Corner Cemetery (6), Old Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wardwell Pond (A), Collins Pond (B), Guthrie Pond (C), Jellif Mill Pond (D), Silvermine Pond (E), Lockwood Pond (F), Rockwell Swamp (G), Mill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poorhouse Brook (A), Mill River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Canaan include: Mead Memorial Park (1), Cobblers Green (2), Deer Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), Waveny Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New Canaan Historical Society Museum House (33 Oenoke Rdg) (1), New Canaan Historical Society Headquarters & Lbrry (Museums; 13 Oenoke Rdg) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Maples Inn (179 Oenoke Rdg) (1), Roger Sherman Inn (195 Oenoke Rdg) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: New Canaan Town - Probate Court- Police Department- Judge Of Probate (77 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.71
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.0%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

2.5%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

1.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Canaan, CT

People in group quarters in New Canaan in 2010:

  • 12 people in college/university student housing
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in New Canaan in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 10 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

New Canaan compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in New Canaan (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: New Canaan Autobank Branch, New Canaan Branch, Forest Street Branch. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: New Canaan Branch at 122 Main Street, branch established on 1859/01/01; New Canaan Drive-In Branch at 21 East Avenue, branch established on 1974/05/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Bank of New Canaan: The Bank Of New Canaan at 208 Elm Street, branch established on 2002/04/22; Cherry Street Branch at 156 Cherry Street, branch established on 2002/04/22. Info updated 2006/10/26: Bank assets: $362.4 mil, Deposits: $284.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Financial Group, Inc.
  • People's United Bank: New Canaan Branch at 95 Main Street, branch established on 1982/12/18. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: New Canaan Branch at 175 Elm St, branch established on 2006/09/28. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • First County Bank: New Canaan Branch at 95 Park Street, branch established on 1990/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,319.1 mil, Deposits: $966.5 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: New Canaan Branch at 272 Elm Street, branch established on 2007/11/03. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: New Canaan Branch at 152 Main Street, branch established on 1965/02/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for New Canaan (based on Fairfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.14%
Here70.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents70.1%6.3%4.4%4.1%2.5%
Congregations19.8%5.9%9.9%9.5%7.2%
NameMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.1%1.0%6.1%
Congregations1.9%4.8%3.4%1.9%35.8%
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: 223
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Fairfield County:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
Connecticut:

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

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($99,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,364 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.20%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  0.68% ($52,105 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.53% ($116,933)
from New York County, NY  0.33% ($276,003)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($93,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,488 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Haven County, CT  1.29% ($53,789 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.34% ($140,435)
to Litchfield County, CT  0.25% ($63,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Canaan:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNLK (1350 AM; 1 kW; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSHU (1260 AM; 1 kW; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Canaan:

  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSLX (91.9 FM; NEW CANAAN, CT; Owner: ST. LUKE'S FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEDW-FM (88.5 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))

TV broadcast stations around New Canaan:

  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W17CD (Channel 17; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 51 meters (167ft)
Total costs: $48,000
Total average daily traffic: 651,603
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,407

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 13
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 10
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Canaan, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Canaan)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in New Canaan, CT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CT-BDR0141A, Waveny Park (Lat: 41.124694 Lon: -73.491694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.8 m, Call Sign: WQNM396
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/22/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Fifty Locust Avenue (Lat: 41.149611 Lon: -73.491694), Type: Building, Structure height: 14.3 m, Overall height: 22.6 m, Call Sign: WBV
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.09790 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 MHz, 22.1664 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2000, Expiration Date: 11/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2006
    Registrant: Moran Towing Corp., Fifty Locust Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840, Phone: (203) 442-2839
  • 50 Locust Avenue (Lat: 41.149611 Lon: -73.491694), Type: Building, Structure height: 22.6 m, Call Sign: WQGU582
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.09790 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 MHz, 22.1664 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2007, Expiration Date: 04/19/2017, Certifier: Christopher L Mildrum
    Registrant: Moran Towing Corp, 50 Locust Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840, Phone: (203) 442-2839, Fax: (203) 442-2129, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Canaan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in New Canaan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 89
  • Hazardous Condition: 226
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - New Canaan


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

Most common first names in New Canaan, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15781.3 years
John14376.8 years
William12777.3 years
Helen8282.5 years
Robert7574.5 years
James6977.4 years
Charles6978.1 years
Margaret6882.7 years
Elizabeth6683.1 years
George6178.2 years
Most common last names in New Canaan, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3573.2 years
Miller2882.4 years
Johnson2182.8 years
Murphy2076.2 years
Jones1877.0 years
Brown1878.9 years
Kelley1777.7 years
Wood1484.6 years
King1386.8 years
Barnes1379.0 years
Businesses in New Canaan, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
CVS1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx5UPS4
J.Crew2Walgreens1
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
Browse common businesses in New Canaan, CT


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