Plainville, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 17,716.
Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 8,577  (48.4%)
Females: 9,139  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06062.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,793 (it was $48,136 in 2000)
Plainville:

$66,793
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,833 (it was $23,257 in 2000)

Plainville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $208,867 (it was $123,500 in 2000)
Plainville:

$208,867
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,250; detached houses: $292,118; townhouses or other attached units: $210,065; in 2-unit structures: $243,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,017; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,559; mobile homes: $174,567
March 2019 cost of living index in Plainville: 109.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Plainville, CT (2010)
    • 15,47287.3%White alone
    • 1,0956.2%Hispanic
    • 5062.9%Black alone
    • 3802.1%Asian alone
    • 2181.2%Two or more races
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Plainville, Connecticut as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainville is 886 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Plainville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
8
(44.8)
8
(44.8)
2
(11.2)
3
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(51.7)
9
(51.9)
13
(75.2)
11
(64.0)
6
(34.8)
11
(62.8)
5
(28.2)
4
(22.5)
12
(67.2)
7
(39.2)
4
(22.4)
6
(33.7)
8
(45.3)
3
(16.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(51.7)
10
(57.6)
11
(63.6)
6
(34.9)
3
(17.4)
43
(245.6)
57
(321.1)
40
(225.0)
25
(140.1)
24
(134.5)
27
(151.5)
21
(118.1)
27
(152.8)
27
(152.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
70
(402.2)
65
(374.5)
77
(445.2)
83
(482.8)
89
(516.8)
59
(336.9)
57
(321.1)
145
(815.6)
76
(425.8)
84
(470.7)
51
(286.2)
45
(253.1)
61
(345.2)
50
(282.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
408
(2,344)
552
(3,181)
495
(2,862)
515
(2,996)
540
(3,136)
512
(2,924)
462
(2,603)
482
(2,711)
396
(2,218)
370
(2,074)
410
(2,301)
419
(2,356)
513
(2,903)
424
(2,395)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(241.3)
27
(155.6)
32
(185.0)
39
(226.9)
37
(214.9)
25
(142.8)
22
(124.0)
38
(213.7)
16
(89.6)
23
(128.9)
15
(84.2)
26
(146.2)
25
(141.5)
35
(197.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.3)
2
(11.6)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)180.9193.0195.7198.0213.6219.9218.2234.4209.7200.7164.8182.2195.8191.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Plainville, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Plainville, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (22.2%), Polish (19.5%), Irish (14.8%), French (14.6%), German (10.8%), English (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1869

Elevation: 191 feet

Land area: 9.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,816 people per square mile   (low).

Plainville, Connecticut map

2,003 residents are foreign born (7.2% Europe, 1.7% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This town:

11.6%
Connecticut:

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

2.0% ($2,480)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (3.7 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (74.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (77.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Bristol, CT (1.9 miles ),
New Britain, CT (2.0 miles ),
Farmington, CT (2.0 miles ),
Southington, CT (2.2 miles ),
Kensington, CT (2.4 miles ),
Berlin, CT (2.5 miles ),
Newington, CT (2.6 miles ),
Terryville, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 72.86 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Plainville, CT in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 1998: 56 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainville, CT residents
Average permit cost in Plainville, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Plainville, CT
Historical housing units in Plainville, CT
Most common industries in Plainville, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Plainville, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Plainville, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.0. This is about average.

City:

82.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Plainville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Plainville town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainville-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.6 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 199.4 miles away from the city 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 141.8 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 222.5 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 189.9 miles away from Plainville 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 114.2 miles away from Plainville 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 Hartford County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainville:

  • C R I: FARMINGTON AVE (90 FARMINGTON AVE)
  • BRISTOL HOSP HOME CARE AGENCY (7 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • APPLE REHAB FARMINGTON VALLEY (269 FARMINGTON AVE)

Airports located in Plainville:

Amtrak stations near Plainville:

  • 6 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT 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.
  • 10 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, 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 Plainville:

  • Tunxis Community College (about 3 miles; Farmington, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,787)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 5 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Trinity College (about 11 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • University of Hartford (about 12 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Capital Community College (about 12 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 13 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Goodwin College (about 13 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)

Public high school in Plainville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainville:

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Library in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $655,560; Location: 56 EAST MAIN ST.; 92,416 books; 18 e-books; 3,374 audio materials; 3,770 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainville: Plainville Industrial Park (A), Plainville Fire Marshal's Office (B), YMCA (C), Plainville Town Hall (D), Plainville Senior Center (E), Plainville Public Library (F), Plainville Municipal Center (G), Plainville Historic Center (H), Plainville Fire Department (I), Plainville Chamber of Commerce (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Olde Canal Square Plaza Shopping Center (1), Kings Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plainville include: Apostolic Fellowship Church (A), Church of Our Saviour (B), Church of the Bible (C), Congregation Church of Plainville (D), First Baptist Church (E), Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church (F), Redeemers African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (G), Trinity Covenant Church (H), Church of the Bible (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), West Cemetery (2), East Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hamlin Pond (A), Paderewski Pond (B), Norton Park Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Brook Number 1 (A), Scott Swamp Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plainville include: Central Square (1), Hamlin Pond Park (2), Paderewski Park (3), Quinnipiac Park (4), Tomasso Nature Park (5), Trumbull Park (6), Northwest Park (7), Sunset Rock State Park (8), Plainville Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Players Choice (Amusement & Theme Parks; 33 West Main Street), Grumpy's Pub & Grub (Amusement & Theme Parks; 177 East Street), Rapid Race Ways (Amusement & Theme Parks; 161 Woodford Avenue Suite 55), Pool Tables Plus (Arcades & Amusements; 49 Washburn Drive), Happy Holiday Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 61 East Street Suite 1), Dattco (Tours & Charters; 63 South Canal Street).

Hotels: Advance Motel (124 New Britain Avenue), Ramada Inn Plainville (400 New Britain Avenue).

Courts: Judicial Branch - Support Enforcement Services- Victim Services Office- Administra (31 Cooke Street), Connecticut State - Superior Court Housing- Judicial Branch- New Haven Judicial Dist (31 Cooke Street).

Birthplace of: Niko Koutouvides - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Mar 25, 1981), Ted Christopher - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 5, 1958).

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

VALLEY WATER SYSTEMS, INC. (Population served: 18,072, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2005)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
PLYMOUTH WATER COMPANY (Serves MA, Population served: 2,842, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013)
COLONIAL WATER COMPANY (Serves MA, Population served: 1,582, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-15-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2007)
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW HOUSING (Serves NH, Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008)
OLD LAKE SHORE (Serves NH, Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-22-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)

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

  • HARMONY ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 465, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKELAND (Serves NH, Population served: 395, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • IDLEVIEW MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 138, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.5%
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:

5.1%
Whole state:

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Plainville in 2010:

  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Plainville in 2000:

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Plainville (2011 data):

  • Farmington Bank: New Britain Avenue Branch at 129 New Britain Avenue, branch established on 2010/06/15; East Street Branch at 117 East Street, branch established on 2001/03/24. Info updated 2009/10/20: Bank assets: $1,615.5 mil, Deposits: $1,256.2 mil, headquarters in Farmington, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Plainville Branch at 85 East Main Street, branch established on 1958/09/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Plainville Branch at 123 East Main Street, branch established on 1968/05/11. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Plainville Branch at 111 Whiting Street, branch established on 1979/07/09. 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
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Plainville Branch at 51 East Main Street, branch established on 1954/04/09. 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
  • Liberty Bank: Plainville Branch at 48 East Street, branch established on 2010/10/18. 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 Plainville:

Marital status in Plainville, CT
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Plainville:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainville, CT (based on Hartford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
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: 215
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Hartford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hartford County:

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

15.8%

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($650 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.53% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.43% ($58,256)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($63,792)


4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($81,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,656 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tolland County, CT  0.51% ($59,435 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.43% ($54,707)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.37% ($71,069)
Businesses in Plainville, CT
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike4
Dairy Queen1Old Navy1
DressBarn1Penske1
Dressbarn1PetSmart1
Dunkin Donuts4Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Jones New York2Toys"R"Us1
Justice1True Value1
Kohl's1U-Haul1
Long John Silver's1UPS1
Lowe's1Volkswagen1
Marriott1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainville:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRX (1120 AM; 1 kW; BRISTOL, CT; Owner: NIEVEZQUEZ PRODUCTIONS, INC)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainville:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, 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.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Plainville:

  • 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.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Plainville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 541ft / 165mTotal length
  • $11,466,000Total costs
  • 1,476,729Total average daily traffic
  • 114,295Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,476,878Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plainville, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plainville, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Plainville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 41.682056 Lon: -72.864278, Call Sign: WPQG228,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: Douglas Kayle, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • Lat: 41.689833 Lon: -72.839556, Call Sign: WPUB874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz, 457.500 MHz, 451.175 MHz, 456.175 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2012, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022, Certifier: Donald Vaughan, Registrant: Stanek Electronics, 277 Broad Street, Manchester, CT 06040, Phone: (860) 646-6278, Fax: (860) 646-0331, Email:
  • Lat: 41.684778 Lon: -72.851972, Call Sign: WQHK677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2017, Expiration Date: 08/23/2027, Certifier: Robert Lee, Registrant: Primex, Inc., 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344, Email:
  • 75 Neal Court (Lat: 41.675000 Lon: -72.867222), Call Sign: WQVZ610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 06/24/2025, Certifier: Kerwin Barngrover, Registrant: Connecticut Radio Inc., 1208 Cromwell Ave, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 563-4876, Fax: (860) 563-1179, Email:
  • VICTORIAN GARDENS, 122 E Main St (Lat: 41.673472 Lon: -72.859833), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQYU742,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2017, Expiration Date: 01/26/2027, Certifier: Carmine Castiglione, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CT-HFD0118A, Town Line Road (Lat: 41.653083 Lon: -72.876833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQMP984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CT-HFD0107A, 10 Sparks Street -- Ct03xc086 (Lat: 41.673472 Lon: -72.854500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.8 m, Overall height: 42.4 m, Call Sign: WQNB888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 12/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Robertson Field (Lat: 41.691778 Lon: -72.874556), Type: Building, Call Sign: KOX6,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2017, Expiration Date: 04/28/2027, Registrant: Interstate Aviation, Inc., 62 Johnson Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, Phone: (860) 747-5519, Fax: (860) 589-1853, Email:
  • Robertson Airport (Lat: 41.691667 Lon: -72.865278), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KUJ4, Licensee ID: L00073551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.500 MHz, 134.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2015, Expiration Date: 01/20/2025, Registrant: Tomasso Brothers Inc, 1 Liberty Square, New Britain, CT 06050, Phone: (860) 224-9977
  • Robertson Field (Lat: 41.691778 Lon: -72.864833), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WWN8,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2018, Expiration Date: 01/05/2028, Registrant: Interstate Aviation, Inc, 62 Johnson Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, Phone: (860) 747-5519, Fax: (860) 589-1853, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Plainville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (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 89. The highest number of fire incidents - 154 took place in 2007, and the least - 59 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainville, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainville, CT
    • 67544.8%Structure Fires
    • 42728.4%Outside Fires
    • 26117.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1439.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainville, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainville, CT
  • 55.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.1%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainville, CT
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 34.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke


Plainville compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.

Plainville on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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