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 2012: $60,256 (it was $48,136 in 2000)
Plainville:

$60,256
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,059 (it was $23,257 in 2000)

Plainville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,313 (it was $123,500 in 2000)
Plainville:

$205,313
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $221,486; Detached houses: $236,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,210; In 2-unit structures: $218,086; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,894; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,936; Mobile homes: $40,009
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Plainville races chart
  • White alone - 15,472 (87.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,095 (6.2%)
  • Black alone - 506 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 380 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 218 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainville: 200.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,CT real estate house value index trend

Plainville, Connecticut map

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

For population 15 years and over in Plainville town:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

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

This town:  11.6%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Plainville, Connecticut as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainville to the number of sex offenders is 1,080 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 72.86 W

Area code: 860

Plainville household income distribution Plainville home values distribution

Crime rates in Plainville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.70.00.00.00.05.80.00.00.0
Rapes 0403430002020
per 100,000 0.023.00.017.122.817.20.00.00.011.60.011.30.0
Robberies 6131481099131161154
per 100,000 34.474.679.545.756.951.751.975.264.034.862.828.222.5
Assaults 107139119101163435740
per 100,000 57.340.273.851.462.651.757.663.634.917.4245.6321.1225.0
Burglaries 978681756870657783895957145
per 100,000 556.2493.5460.0428.0387.2402.2374.5445.2482.8516.8336.9321.1815.6
Thefts 377458451526482408552495515540512462482
per 100,000 2161.62628.12561.33001.92744.62344.23180.62862.32995.93135.72923.92603.02711.2
Auto thefts 37414035394227323937252238
per 100,000 212.1235.3227.2199.7222.1241.3155.6185.0226.9214.9142.8124.0213.7
Arson 0313203211010
per 100,000 0.017.25.717.111.40.017.311.65.85.80.05.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 170.2214.9198.5211.2221.8187.5200.1203.0205.3221.5228.0226.3243.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Plainville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

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

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 Plainville 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 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 Hartford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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

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:

  • Robertson Field Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 1,670, Itinerant Ops: 10,450, Local Ops: 47,025, Military Ops: 55)

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 schools in Plainville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainville:

Private elementary/middle school in Plainville:

  • GREAT BEGINNINGS (Students: 121; Location: 195 E ST; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Plainville, School District: PLAINVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.394. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

Plainville compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainville town (based on Hartford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here: 57.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents66.8%7.4%6.1%3.1%2.8%
Congregations20.5%11.6%5.3%8.2%6.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%0.8%0.8%7.0%
Congregations6.1%5.1%1.7%3.4%31.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

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

16.0%
State:

15.8%

3.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.47% ($45,348 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.46% ($42,466)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($54,942)


4.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,263 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tolland County, CT  0.48% ($49,038 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.41% ($47,917)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.33% ($59,193)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Plainville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 49
Total length: 415 meters (1,362ft)
Total costs: $62,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,163,680
Total average daily truck traffic: 91,621

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 31
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Plainville, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Central Square (Lat: 41.671861 Lon: -72.867139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: KCA917
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.8600 MHz, 155.595 MHz, 159.030 MHz, 159.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013
    Registrant: Wpcs International Incorporated - Hartford Operations, 427 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT 06095, Phone: (860) 640-6600, Fax: (860) 640-6598, Email:
  • Lat: 41.682056 Lon: -72.864278, Call Sign: WPQG228
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2005, Expiration Date: 06/29/2015, Certifier: Douglas Kayle
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 41.689833 Lon: -72.839556, Call Sign: WPUB874
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHz, 456.175 MHz, 452.500 MHz, 457.500 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: 41.669333 Lon: -72.857972, Call Sign: WPXH919
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: James Brown
    Registrant: Wpcs International Hartford Operations, 427 Hayden Station Road, Stes. A&b, Windsor, CT 06095, Phone: (860) 972-3699, Fax: (860) 640-6599, Email:
  • Lat: 41.684278 Lon: -72.887000, Call Sign: WQHK677
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2007, Expiration Date: 08/23/2017, Certifier: Robert Lee
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: 02/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/28/2017
    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: 04/25/2005, Expiration Date: 01/20/2015
    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: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 01/05/2018
    Registrant: Interstate Aviation, Inc, 62 Johnson Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, Phone: (860) 747-5519, Fax: (860) 589-1853, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 111
  • Hazardous Condition: 82
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Plainville

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

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