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Population in 2012: 1,973 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 

Males: 924  (46.9%)
Females: 1,049  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06470.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $113,556 (it was $86,553 in 2000)
Newtown:

$113,556
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $46,555

Newtown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $395,197 (it was $247,600 in 2000)
Newtown:

$395,197
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $564,966; Detached houses: $563,132; Townhouses or other attached units: $623,178; In 2-unit structures: $892,278

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,424.

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  • White alone - 1,874 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newtown: 133.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), German (12.5%), English (11.3%), Italian (11.0%), Polish (5.3%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1711

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Newtown:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newtown borough:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

183 residents are foreign born (6.3% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

This borough:  9.2%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Newtown, Connecticut as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newtown to the number of sex offenders is 8,947 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 with mortgages in 2012: $6,711 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,940 (1.7%)

Newtown satellite photo by USGS

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+: New York, NY (58.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.41 N, Longitude: 73.31 W

Area code: 203

Newtown household income distribution Newtown home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Connecticut average:

2.36

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +165 (+9.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Newtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 3% greater 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 90% 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 83.6 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 53.8 miles away from Newtown 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 86.3 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 27.6 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 90.5 miles away from Newtown 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 92.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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).
Newtown topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Newtown:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Newtown, CT

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: 4,882)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 14 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 18 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • Fairfield University (about 18 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 3,671)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Porter and Chester Institute (about 19 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,845)

Public high school in Newtown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newtown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newtown:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 40 CHURCH HILL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE FRASER-WOODS SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 173 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOUSATONIC VALLEY WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 40 DODGINGTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Newtown, School District: NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT

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:

  • Newtown High School..... Has 1800 added by Cate
  • You have Garner Correctional Institute listed as a school for grades 3-12. GARNER IS A LEVEL 4 STATE PRISON!
  • Sandy Hook Elementary School and Newtown High School are missing from the list of schools.
  • Sandy Hook Elementary School and Newtown High School are missing from the list of schools.

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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

 
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 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.297. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.297
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.18
U.S.:

9.59

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

FAIRFIELD HILLS (Population served: 2610, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JUL-1999 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-09-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2004)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JUL-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and NOV-25-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ASHLAR OF NEWTOWN (Population served: 504, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and FEB-10-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and FEB-10-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and JUL-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-1996), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and FEB-07-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-1995), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-03-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-1994), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-1994)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
TREADWELL TOWN PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WICKES LUMBER CO. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.0%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newtown, CT

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Newtown compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newtown travel time to work - commute


Newtown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newtown borough (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
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 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): 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.
State:

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

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

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

17.2%
State:

15.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$884
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$767
Natural Resources 0$0 2$88
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,739


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 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 count: 103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 152
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 41
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 288
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Newtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEWTOWN, 20 Barnabas Rd (Lat: 41.427861 Lon: -73.343722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WNTQ648
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018
    Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (860) 665-3822, Fax: (860) 665-5585, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

77 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 159
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Newtown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newtown, CT
Businesses in Newtown, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Panera Bread1
CVS1Payless1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets3T.J.Maxx1
Nike1UPS3

Newtown on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stanislaw Kostrzewski (44)
  • Gregg Krehel (19)
  • Thomas M. Cameron (18)
  • Doris Riether (14)
  • George G. Totir (9)
  • Peter C. Van Buskirk (9)
  • Zhiqiang Song (8)
  • Stephen Alan Madison (8)
  • Badreddine Ahtchi-Ali (8)
  • Keith Ratcliff (7)

Total of 410 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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