Old Lyme, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 7,603. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 3,728  (49.0%)
Females: 3,875  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06371.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $95,463 (it was $68,386 in 2000)
Old Lyme:

$95,463
CT:

$73,433

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $63,877 (it was $41,386 in 2000)

Old Lyme town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $419,039 (it was $241,900 in 2000)
Old Lyme:

$419,039
CT:

$274,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $288,337; Detached houses: $306,645; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,088; In 2-unit structures: $210,388; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,867; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,413; Mobile homes: $110,874
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  • Races in Old Lyme, CT (2010)

    Old Lyme races chart
    • 7,14293.9%White alone
    • 1842.4%Hispanic
    • 1542.0%Asian alone
    • 660.9%Two or more races
    • 350.5%Black alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Old Lyme: 118.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Old Lyme, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (23.7%), English (19.1%), Italian (16.1%), German (14.6%), Polish (7.9%), French (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1855

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 23.1 square miles.

Population density: 329 people per square mile   (very low).

Old Lyme,CT real estate house value index trend

Old Lyme, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Old Lyme:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Old Lyme town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

290 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

3.9%
Connecticut:

10.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Old Lyme, Connecticut as of December 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Old Lyme to the number of sex offenders is 1,901 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:

Old Lyme town:  1.2% ($2,897)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Old Lyme satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Meriden, CT (30.5 miles , pop. 58,244).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (80.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (88.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Old Saybrook Center, CT (2.1 miles ), Fenwick, CT (2.1 miles) , East Lyme, CT (2.1 miles ), Old Saybrook, CT (2.2 miles ), Niantic, CT (2.3 miles ), Saybrook Manor, CT (2.5 miles ), Essex Village, CT (2.5 miles ), Lyme, CT (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $232,400
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $247,900
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $294,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $282,900
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $301,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $348,100
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $383,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $319,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $308,700
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $432,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $455,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 72.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Old Lyme tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)

Work and jobs in Old Lyme: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Old Lyme, Connecticut

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Tornado activity:

Old Lyme-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 50% 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 Old Lyme town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Lyme-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from Old Lyme 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 155.5 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 184.7 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 207.4 miles away from Old Lyme center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city 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 New London County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Birthplace of: Graham Beckel - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Old Lyme:

  • BRIDE BROOK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NIANTIC, CT)
  • FERRY POINT SKILL NURSING CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OLD SAYBROOK, CT)
  • GLADEVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OLD SAYBROOK, CT)
  • PETTIPAUG MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ESSEX, CT)
  • ESSEX MEADOWS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ESSEX, CT)
  • BAYVIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • APPLE REHAB SAYBROOK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OLD SAYBROOK, CT)

airports located in Old Lyme:

Amtrak stations near Old Lyme:

  • 5 miles: OLD SAYBROOK (455 BOSTON POST RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Old Lyme:

  • 9 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 9 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

College/University in Old Lyme:

  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: 84 Lyme St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lymeacademy.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Lyme:

  • Connecticut College (about 11 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 17 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 29 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 33 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Yale University (about 33 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Gateway Community College (about 34 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)

Public high school in Old Lyme:

Public elementary/middle schools in Old Lyme:

  • LYME-OLD LYME MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 349, Location: 53 LYME STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • MILE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 250 MILE CREEK ROAD, Grades: KG-4)
  • DUAL LANGUAGE ARTS ACADEMY/ACADEMIA BILINGUE DE LA (Location: 44 HATCHETTS HILL RD., Grades: 6-8)
  • CENTER SCHOOL (Location: 49 LYME STREET, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Old Lyme:

  • OLD LYME - PHOEBE GRIFFIN NOYES LIBRARY (Operating income: $557,273; Location: 2 LIBRARY LANE; 43,271 books; 602 e-books; 1,781 audio materials; 2,107 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Old Lyme: Bacon Landing (A), Black Hall Golf Club (B), Calves Island Light (C), Old Lyme Country Club (D), Old Lyme Fire Department Station 30 (E), Old Lyme Fire Department / Old Lyme Emergency Medical Services (F), Old Lyme Fire Department Station 38 (G), Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library (H), Nut Museum (I), Lyme Historical Society Library (J), Lyme Art Association Gallery (K), Florence Griswold Museum (L), Old Lyme Fire Department North Station (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Old Lyme Shopping Center (1), The Shopping Center - Old Lyme Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Old Lyme include: Union Chapel (A), Christ the King Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel (D), Saint Anns Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Champion Cemetery (1), Duck River Cemetery (2), Waite Cemetery (3), Griswold Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Tinker Pond (A), Little Pond (B), Big Pond (C), Black Hall Pond (D), Lower Millpond (E), Swan Pond (F), Rogers Lake (G), Upper Millpond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lord Creek (A), Mile Creek (B), Mill Brook (C), Sawmill Brook (D), Armstrong Brook (E), Duck River (F), Threemile River (G), Swan Brook (H), Lieutenant River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Old Lyme include: Cross Lane Recreation Area (1), Old Lyme Green (2), Old Lyme Historic District (3), Great Island Nature Area (4), Hains Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Soundview Beach (A), Rocky Neck State Park Bathing Beach (B), Poverty Island Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lyme Historical Society (Museums; 96 Lyme Street) (1), Chadwick House Antiques (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2 Four Mile River Road) (2), Action Amusements & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2 Four Mile River Road) (3), Points North Publishing (6 Mill Pond Lane) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Dmitry's Plumbing Heating & Cooling (286 Shore Road) (1), Bayberry Motor Inn (436 Shore Rd) (2), Peck Tavern House (1 Sill Lane) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

New London 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.8. This is about average.

City:

86.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

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

1.6%
Whole state:

3.9%
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Old Lyme (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Old Lyme Branch at 7 Halls Road, branch established on 1995/05/08. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Old Lyme Branch at Old Lyme Shopping Ctr & 90 Halls Rt 1, branch established on 1959/11/02. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Old Lyme Branch at 83 Halls Road, branch established on 1959/11/23. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Essex Savings Bank: Old Lyme Branch at 101 Halls Road, branch established on 1976/07/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.2 mil, Deposits: $236.1 mil, headquarters in Essex, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Connecticut average:

12.8

Old Lyme travel time to work - commute Old Lyme mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Old Lyme town (based on New London County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
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: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
New London County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
Here:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
Connecticut:

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

16.5%
State:

15.8%

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windham County, CT  0.51% ($36,959 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($58,706)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.31% ($49,094)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($837 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windham County, CT  0.49% ($34,002 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($43,190)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($61,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Lyme:

  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Lyme:

  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W233AJ (94.5 FM; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, 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)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Old Lyme:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Old Lyme fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Old Lyme fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 85m279ftTotal length
  • $40,000Total costs
  • 652,715Total average daily traffic
  • 67,984Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Old Lyme, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 38 Hatchets Hill Road (65079) (Lat: 41.317583 Lon: -72.269972), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA418
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • MILE CREEK TOWER, Mile Creek Tower (Lat: 41.306750 Lon: -72.297556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KCC921
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.162 MHz, 33.9600 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: John L NickersonRegistrant: Utility Communications, Inc., 920 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:
  • STONES RANCH, Stone Ranch Pump House Hill Rd (Lat: 41.365917 Lon: -72.266167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: KCG286, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz, 47.1600 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/31/2021Registrant: State Of Department Of Transportation Connecticut, 280 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 258-0376, Fax: (860) 258-0399, Email:
  • 52 Main St Box 160 (Lat: 41.317333 Lon: -72.329528), Call Sign: KNCS304
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/1996, Expiration Date: 01/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Old Lyme, Town Of, 52 Main St Box 160, Old Lyme, CT 06371, Phone: (203) 434-1605
  • Mile Creek Rd (Lat: 41.319556 Lon: -72.352861), Call Sign: KNBY932, Licensee ID: L00022736
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5200 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2001, Expiration Date: 10/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2011Registrant: Machnik, Bros., Inc., 125 Mile Creek Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371, Phone: (860) 434-1330, Fax: (860) 434-9448, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Various Locations (Lat: 41.485361 Lon: -72.299778), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM747, Licensee ID: L00013352
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2008, Expiration Date: 10/05/2018Registrant: Connecticut Water Company, 93 West Main Street, Clinton, CT 06413, Phone: (860) 669-8630, Fax: (860) 669-0967, Email:
  • STONE RANCH, Stone Ranch Pump House Road (Lat: 41.365917 Lon: -72.266167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQGG851
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.175 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2007, Expiration Date: 01/12/2017, Certifier: Richard M DarinRegistrant: Radio Communications Associates, 12 Sweetbrier Road, East Granby, CT 06026, Phone: (860) 651-3007, Email:
  • Conn Int, Lat: 41.310750 Lon: -72.348000, Type: Bridg, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQQJ560
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2013, Expiration Date: 01/08/2023, Certifier: Joseph H McconaghyRegistrant: National Railroad Passenger Corp Dba Amtrak, 30th Street Station Bx 41 2955 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: (215) 349-1964, Fax: (215) 349-4541, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Old Lyme Dock Company 323 Ferry Rd (Lat: 41.314278 Lon: -72.346194), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KIL916, Licensee ID: L00017074
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/1994, Expiration Date: 09/22/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: All American Marine Management Inc, 323 Ferry Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371
  • 333 Ferry Rd (Lat: 41.312056 Lon: -72.345083), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WDT575, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 11/24/2019Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, Phone: (860) 424-3388, Email:
  • Bridge Cabin At Connecticut River (Lat: 41.302611 Lon: -72.349250), Type: Building, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WHW961, Licensee ID: L00022880
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/19/2023Registrant: National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Dba Amtrak, 30th Street Station Box 41, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: (215) 349-1964, Fax: (215) 349-4541, Email:
  • 333 Ferry Rd (Lat: 41.312056 Lon: -72.343972), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHX890, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz, 157.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 11/24/2019Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, Phone: (860) 424-3388, Fax: (860) 424-3414, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Old Lyme)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Old Lyme)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

MIAMI BEACH WATER COMPANY (Population served: 440, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHADWICK HOMEOWNERS ASSN., INC. (Population served: 292, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LYMEWOOD ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LYME REGIS, INC. (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2001)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • LAUREL HEIGHTS ASSOCIATION, INC. (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Old Lyme

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Old Lyme, CT
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FedEx2UPS1
Rite Aid1Wine & Spirits1
Subway1

Old Lyme compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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