Newtown, Connecticut

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Population in 2017: 1,965 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 
Males: 923  (47.0%)
Females: 1,042  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

45.8 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06470.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $131,587 (it was $86,553 in 2000)
Newtown:

$131,587
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $56,653 (it was $36,030 in 2000)

Newtown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $406,328 (it was $247,600 in 2000)
Newtown:

$406,328
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $428,464; detached houses: $425,110; in 2-unit structures: $616,743

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,402.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newtown: 134.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.5%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Newtown, CT (2010)
    • 1,78291.8%White alone
    • 985.0%Hispanic
    • 311.6%Asian alone
    • 180.9%Black alone
    • 120.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Newtown, Connecticut as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newtown is 336 to 1.


Crime rates in Newtown by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
4
(14.7)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.0)
6
(21.7)
5
(17.9)
2
(7.1)
5
(17.7)
5
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(21.5)
1
(3.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.3)
3
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.6)
3
(10.7)
2
(7.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(14.9)
3
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(22.3)
10
(36.5)
4
(14.5)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(17.7)
6
(21.2)
2
(7.1)
2
(7.2)
3
(10.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(197.4)
32
(117.4)
41
(151.8)
42
(156.0)
48
(175.4)
54
(195.6)
32
(114.7)
23
(81.6)
65
(230.1)
35
(123.7)
20
(71.2)
14
(50.2)
11
(39.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
154
(573.5)
126
(462.2)
202
(748.0)
135
(501.4)
154
(562.7)
130
(470.8)
151
(541.1)
96
(340.6)
101
(357.6)
108
(381.7)
58
(206.4)
75
(268.7)
96
(342.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(22.3)
3
(11.0)
5
(18.5)
5
(18.6)
2
(7.3)
5
(18.1)
2
(7.2)
4
(14.2)
6
(21.2)
7
(24.7)
5
(17.8)
6
(21.5)
15
(53.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(14.9)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)44.541.546.141.061.057.546.026.150.945.417.137.827.9

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City-data.com crime index in Newtown, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Newtown, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (18.5%), Italian (15.9%), English (6.0%), German (4.5%), American (3.1%), Albanian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1711

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 849 people per square mile   (low).

Newtown, Connecticut map

215 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.8% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

This borough:

10.9%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,840 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,362 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (7.9 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (47.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (49.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Brookfield, CT (2.4 miles ),
Southbury, CT (2.5 miles ),
Bethel, CT (2.5 miles ),
Heritage Village, CT (2.6 miles ),
Monroe, CT (2.6 miles ),
Riverside, CT (2.7 miles ),
Danbury, CT (2.8 miles ),
Bridgewater, CT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.41 N, Longitude: 73.31 W

Area code: 203

Distribution of median household income in Newtown, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newtown, CT in 2017
Newtown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 195 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 1998: 238 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 1999: 221 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2000: 103 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2002: 195 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2004: 113 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $307,000
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $268,300
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $299,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $327,800
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $369,900
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $318,100
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $298,400
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $266,200
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $314,600
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $261,100
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $254,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Newtown, CT residents
Average permit cost in Newtown, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +165 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in Newtown, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Newtown, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in Newtown, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newtown, Connecticut average temperatures Newtown, Connecticut average precipitation Newtown, Connecticut humidity Newtown, Connecticut wind speed Newtown, Connecticut snowfall Newtown, Connecticut sunshine Newtown, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.1. This is worse than average.

City:

94.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.305. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.305
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Newtown-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Newtown borough 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 13.6 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newtown-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% 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 183.4 miles away from Newtown 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 213.6 miles away from Newtown 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 168.6 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 161.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from Newtown 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 Fairfield County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Newtown:

  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY OLD (2 OLD HAWLEYVILLE ROAD)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY RIDG (27 RIDGE ROAD)
  • MASONICARE AT NEWTOWN, INC (139 TODDY HILL ROAD)

Airports located in Newtown:

Amtrak station near Newtown:

  • 18 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 Newtown:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 8 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 14 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Post University (about 15 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 18 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 18 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Fairfield University (about 18 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)

Public high schools in Newtown:

  • STARR (Location: 3 TRADES LANE, Grades: 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newtown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newtown:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 450, Location: 40 CHURCH HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE FRASER-WOODS SCHOOL (Students: 190, Location: 173 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOUSATONIC VALLEY WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 40 DODGINGTOWN RD, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Newtown

Library in Newtown:

  • CYRENIUS H. BOOTH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,135,561; Location: 25 MAIN ST.; 101,836 books; 71 e-books; 7,895 audio materials; 5,553 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sandy Hook Elementary School and Newtown High School are missing from the list of schools.
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  • You have Garner Correctional Institute listed as a school for grades 3-12. GARNER IS A LEVEL 4 STATE PRISON!
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Notable locations in Newtown: Cyrenius H Booth Library (A), Trinity Episcopal Church Library (B), Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps (C), Newtown Fire Hook and Ladder (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wheeler Shopping Center (1), The Village Square Shopping Center (2), Newtown Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newtown include: Bible Baptist Church (A), Christ the King Lutheran Church (B), Newtown Congregational CHurch (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Newtown Village Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Isaac Toucey - Politician, John Ball (soccer) - Soccer player, Francis Trowbridge Sherman - General, Francis Cornwall Sherman - Politician.

Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FAIRFIELD HILLS (Population served: 2,610, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MASONICARE OF NEWTOWN (Address: 139 TODDY HILL ROAD , Population served: 504, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

78.9%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Newtown (2011 data):

  • Newtown Savings Bank: Main Street Branch, Nsb Mobile Branch, Ashlar Of Newtown, at 39 Main Street. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $955.5 mil, Deposits: $704.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Newtown Branch at 6 Queen Street, branch established on 1988/07/06; Sand Hill Stop And Shop Branch at 228 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/12/17. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Newtown Branch at 30 Church Hill Road, branch established on 1974/12/28; Newtown S Main St Branch at 259 S Main St, branch established on 2008/09/25. 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.
  • Union Savings Bank: Newtown South Main Street Branch at 274 South Main Street, branch established on 2010/03/01; Newtown Branch at 1a Commerce Road, branch established on 1996/03/02. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newtown Branch at 26 Church Hill Rd, branch established on 1961/03/25. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Newtown Branch at 6 Queen Street, branch established on 1951/05/28. 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
  • Savings Bank of Danbury: Newtown Branch at 20 Church Hill Road, branch established on 2001/11/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $762.3 mil, Deposits: $611.3 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Newtown:

Marital status in Newtown, CT
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Newtown:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newtown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newtown, CT (based on Fairfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
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: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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:
Fairfield County:

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

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

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Newtown:

54.8%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newtown:

54.1%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Newtown:

60.3%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Newtown:

79.9%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newtown, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 2$107
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,072
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$930
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,109

Newtown government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($11.70)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $81,000 ($41.22)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($14.76)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($10.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($3.05)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($2.54)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,000 ($14.76)

Newtown government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $18,000 ($9.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($4.58)
  • Tax - Property: $170,000 ($86.51)

Newtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000 ($128.75)

4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($133,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,479 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.69% ($67,908 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.55% ($142,930)
from New York County, NY  0.38% ($371,382)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($189,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,815 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.89% ($57,745 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.41% ($196,777)
to Westchester County, NY  0.26% ($144,605)
Businesses in Newtown, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Payless1
CVS1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx3Stop & Shop1
GameStop1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets3T.J.Maxx1
Nike1UPS3
Panera Bread1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newtown:

  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newtown:

  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAR (93.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Newtown:

  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Newtown, Connecticut
  • Fatal accident count108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents157
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:44
  • Fatalities118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents9
  • Connecticut average
  • Fatal accident count13708
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20083
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5801
  • Fatalities14797
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33290
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1391
See more detailed statistics of Newtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 61Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • 1,273,062Total average daily traffic
  • 116,373Total average daily truck traffic
  • 870,609Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newtown, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newtown, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newtown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Newtown, CT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEWTOWN, 20 Barnabas Rd (Lat: 41.427861 Lon: -73.343722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WNTQ648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2018, Expiration Date: 03/18/2028, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$392,60012$296,16776$272,7113$198,0001$150,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$220,0004$375,7502$13,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$304,0000$014$340,0713$188,3332$338,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$245,0001$260,00010$318,7001$50,0001$96,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$380,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2302.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$296,3331$403,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$261,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2302.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newtown, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newtown, CT - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of fires - 68 took place in 2007, and the least - 25 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Newtown, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newtown, CT
    • 32645.3%Structure Fires
    • 24233.7%Outside Fires
    • 12917.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 223.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newtown, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newtown, CT
  • 64.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.0%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newtown, CT
  • 65.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Wood


Newtown compared to Connecticut state average:

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