Old Saybrook, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 10,242.
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 4,852  (47.4%)
Females: 5,390  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06475.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,447 (it was $62,742 in 2000)
Old Saybrook:

$84,447
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,220 (it was $30,720 in 2000)

Old Saybrook town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $333,172 (it was $193,600 in 2000)
Old Saybrook:

$333,172
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $307,418; detached houses: $321,694; townhouses or other attached units: $186,381; in 2-unit structures: $213,164; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,673; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,712; mobile homes: $72,808
March 2019 cost of living index in Old Saybrook: 137.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Old Saybrook, CT (2010)
    • 9,40491.8%White alone
    • 3423.3%Hispanic
    • 2432.4%Asian alone
    • 1171.1%Two or more races
    • 960.9%Black alone
    • 320.3%Other race alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Old Saybrook, Connecticut as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Old Saybrook is 2,048 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Old Saybrook by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
2
(19.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
3
(28.4)
4
(38.0)
5
(48.7)
9
(87.4)
5
(48.8)
12
(117.1)
11
(107.7)
1
(9.9)
2
(19.9)
4
(39.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(123.4)
25
(238.2)
16
(151.0)
24
(227.3)
25
(237.3)
21
(204.7)
7
(68.0)
11
(107.4)
8
(78.1)
3
(29.4)
2
(19.7)
6
(59.6)
5
(49.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
201
(1,908)
235
(2,239)
220
(2,076)
187
(1,771)
194
(1,841)
143
(1,394)
152
(1,477)
98
(957.1)
144
(1,405)
104
(1,018)
114
(1,124)
72
(715.0)
42
(415.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(38.0)
9
(85.7)
1
(9.4)
6
(56.8)
9
(85.4)
5
(48.7)
3
(29.1)
3
(29.3)
2
(19.5)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.9)
4
(39.7)
1
(9.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.0124.596.399.8110.4102.283.673.586.685.549.139.936.7

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City-data.com crime index in Old Saybrook, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), English (18.7%), Italian (17.3%), German (12.1%), Polish (7.1%), French (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/08/1854

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles.

Population density: 681 people per square mile   (low).

Old Saybrook, Connecticut map

506 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.6% North America).

This town:

4.9%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Old Saybrook town:

1.2% ($2,375)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Meriden, CT (27.4 miles , pop. 58,244).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (75.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (83.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Old Saybrook Center, CT (0.8 miles ),
Saybrook Manor, CT (1.1 miles ),
Fenwick, CT (1.4 miles),
Westbrook Center, CT (1.8 miles ),
Westbrook, CT (2.0 miles ),
Essex Village, CT (2.1 miles ),
Essex, CT (2.2 miles ),
Old Lyme, CT (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 72.38 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Old Saybrook, CT in 2017
Old Saybrook satellite photo by USGS

Old Saybrook tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $340,700
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $421,700
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $381,200
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $312,200
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $259,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Old Saybrook, CT residents
Average permit cost in Old Saybrook, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Old Saybrook, CT
Historical housing units in Old Saybrook, CT
Most common industries in Old Saybrook, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Old Saybrook, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Old Saybrook-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 27.6 miles away from the Old Saybrook 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 21.0 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Saybrook-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 209.5 miles away from Old Saybrook 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 Saybrook 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 158.0 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 186.3 miles away from Old Saybrook 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 202.5 miles away from Old Saybrook 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 150.1 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 Middlesex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Old Saybrook:

  • APPLE REHAB SAYBROOK (1775 BOSTON POST RD)
  • FERRY POINT SKILL NURSING CARE (175 FERRY RD)
  • GLADEVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (60 BOSTON POST RD)

Amtrak station:

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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Old Saybrook:

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

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

  • Connecticut College (about 16 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 22 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Wesleyan University (about 24 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 29 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Yale University (about 29 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Gateway Community College (about 29 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 30 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)

Public high school in Old Saybrook:

Public elementary/middle schools in Old Saybrook:

Private elementary/middle schools in Old Saybrook:

  • ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 42 MAYNARD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE CHILDREN'S TREE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 96 ESSEX RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Old Saybrook

Library in Old Saybrook:

  • ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $642,141; Location: 60 OLD BOSTON POST RD.; 69,210 books; 3,431 audio materials; 2,609 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Old Saybrook: Boston Post Road Industrial Park (A), Dickersons Pier (B), Old Saybrook Town Dock (C), Old Saybrook Town Boat Landing (D), Custom Industrial Park (E), Elm Street Industrial Park (F), Great Pier (G), River Street Industrial Park (H), Old Saybrook Fire Marshal's Office (I), Old Saybrook Fire Department Company 1 (J), Acton Public Library (K), Youth and Family Services Office (L), Saybrook Village (M), Old Saybrook Town Hall (N), Old Saybrook Historical Society Building (O), Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce (P), Gladeview Convalescent Home (Q), Old Saybrook Ambulance Association (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Connecticut Auto Mall (1), Elm Street Shopping Center (2), Old Saybrook Shopping Center (3), The Oyster River Shopping Center (4), Ames Shopping Center (5), Essex Saybrook Antique Village Shopping Center (6), Town Line Center Shopping Center (7), Towne Center Plaza Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Old Saybrook include: Emmanuel Baptist Church (A), First Church of Christ in Saybrook (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Miracle Temple Full Gospel Church (F), Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Trinity Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Cypress Cemetery (2), Lady Fenwicks Grave (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4), Upper Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Deitch Pond (A), Springdale Pond (B), Pequot Swamp Pond (C), Obed Heights Reservoir (D), Ingham Ponds (E), Lake Rockview (F), Crystal Lake (G), Cranberry Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oyster River (A), Ragged Rock Creek (B), Back River (C), Beamon Creek (D), Fishing Brook (E), Hagar Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Old Saybrook include: Trask Town Park (1), Clark Memorial Field (2), Fort Saybrook Monument Park (3), Old Saybrook Town Green (4), Old Saybrook South Green (5), Gardner Statue (6), Crystal Lake Town Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Harveys Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Stevenson Archive Building (Historical Places & Services; 350 Main Street), Saybrook Colony Founders Association (Historical Places & Services; 350 Main Street), Amf Saybrook Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 925 Boston Post Road), Klingerman Travel (Tours & Charters; 900 Boston Post Road), American Express (Tours & Charters; 900 Boston Post Road).

Hotels: Four Seasons Condominium (8 Blue Heron Way), Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed & Breakfast (325 Main Street), Saybrook Point Inn & Spa (2 Bridge Street), Liberty Inn (55 Springbrook Road), Super 8 Motel (37 Spencer Plain Road), Executive Inn & Suites (7 North Main Street), Old Saybrook Inn Hotel (7 N Main St), Saybrook Motor Inn (1575 Boston Post Rd), Comfort Inn Old Saybrook (100 Essex Road).

Court: Old Saybrook Town - Administrative Departments- Probate Court (251 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Fred Crane - Baseball player.

Middlesex 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 Old Saybrook and their reported violations in the past:

BOXWOOD CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.8%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Old Saybrook in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Old Saybrook in 2000:

  • 127 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Old Saybrook (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Old Saybrook Branch at 723 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1996/09/30. 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
  • Essex Savings Bank: Old Saybrook Branch at 155 Main Street, branch established on 1957/12/23. 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
  • People's United Bank: Old Saybrook Super Stop/Shop Branch at 105 Elm Street And Route 1, branch established on 1997/07/08. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Old Saybrook Branch at 107 Main Street, branch established on 1950/08/22. 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
  • The Guilford Savings Bank: Boston Post Road Branch at 840 Boston Post Road, branch established on 2007/02/06. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $519.1 mil, Deposits: $424.7 mil, headquarters in Guilford, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Old Saybrook Branch at 20 Main Street, branch established on 1984/05/12. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Old Saybrook Branch at 665-22 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1964/04/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Liberty Bank: Old Saybrook Branch at 90 Main Street, branch established on 1960/08/19. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Old Saybrook:

Marital status in Old Saybrook, CT
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Old Saybrook:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Old Saybrook, CT (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,80018
Mainline Protestant15,01556
Evangelical Protestant3,97829
Other2,92111
Black Protestant9745
Orthodox851
None95,903-
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: 28
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

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

13.6%
State:

15.8%

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hartford County, CT  1.95% ($71,069 average AGI)
from New Haven County, CT  1.59% ($68,153)
from New London County, CT  0.56% ($67,038)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,116 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hartford County, CT  1.71% ($63,792 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  1.22% ($62,540)
to New London County, CT  0.56% ($66,551)
Businesses in Old Saybrook, CT
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T1Mazda1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Stop & Shop1
FedEx4Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1UPS4
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Volkswagen1
LensCrafters1Walmart1
Marshalls1

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Saybrook:

  • 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.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Saybrook:

  • W233AJ (94.5 FM; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Old Saybrook:

  • 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)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Old Saybrook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 715ft / 218mTotal length
  • $1,750,000Total costs
  • 713,341Total average daily traffic
  • 76,035Total average daily truck traffic
  • 915,077Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Old Saybrook, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 91950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Old Saybrook, CT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Old Saybrook)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Old Saybrook, CT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Old Saybrook)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Old Saybrook)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2012, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Old Saybrook, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Old Saybrook, CT
    • 56649.4%Structure Fires
    • 31327.3%Outside Fires
    • 16914.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 988.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Old Saybrook, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Old Saybrook, CT
  • 73.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Old Saybrook, CT
  • 52.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Old Saybrook compared to Connecticut 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.

Old Saybrook on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 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 lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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