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Population in 2010: 4,247. Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 

Males: 2,096  (49.4%)
Females: 2,151  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06259.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,474 (it was $57,938 in 2000)
Pomfret:

$69,474
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,148

Pomfret town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $276,269 (it was $161,100 in 2000)
Pomfret:

$276,269
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $408,438; Detached houses: $421,067; In 2-unit structures: $367,197; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $272,780; Mobile homes: $91,598

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Pomfret races chart
  • White alone - 3,998 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 82 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 69 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pomfret: 250.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), English (18.6%), French (14.3%), Italian (11.5%), French Canadian (11.5%), German (9.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1713

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 40.3 square miles.

Population density: 105 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pomfret:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pomfret town:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

94 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This town:  2.5%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pomfret, Connecticut as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pomfret to the number of sex offenders is 4,186 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pomfret town:  1.4% ($2,196)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (27.8 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (55.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (129.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: South Woodstock, CT (2.0 miles ), Putnam District, CT (2.2 miles ), Putnam, CT (2.3 miles ), Eastford, CT (2.4 miles ), Woodstock, CT (2.5 miles ), Brooklyn, CT (2.5 miles ), Danielson borough, CT (2.6 miles ), East Brooklyn, CT (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $263,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 71.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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

Average climate in Pomfret, Connecticut

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Tornado activity:

Pomfret-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Pomfret town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 37.6 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pomfret-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from Pomfret center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Pomfret center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pomfret topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles H. Grosvenor - Union Army general, Darius Sessions - Rhode Island colonial deputy governor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Pomfret:

  • DAY KIMBALL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; PUTNAM, CT)
  • HOLY SPIRIT HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PUTNAM, CT)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DAYVILLE, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Pomfret, CT

Heliports located in Pomfret:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomfret:

  • University of Connecticut (about 16 miles; Storrs, CT; Full-time enrollment: 21,191)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,426)
  • Bryant University (about 24 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 27 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Rhode Island College (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • Clark University (about 28 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Providence College (about 28 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)

Private high school in Pomfret:

  • POMFRET SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 398 POMFRET ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Pomfret:

  • THE RECTORY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 528 POMFRET ST; Grades: KG - 9)

Library in Pomfret:

  • POMFRET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,773; Location: 449 POMFRET ST.; 17,475 books; 18 e-books; 453 audio materials; 745 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pomfret: Wolf Den Campground (A), Mashamuquet Brook Campground (B), Putnam Wolf Den (C), Pomfret Fire Department Station 70 (D), Pomfret Free Library (E), Marcy Blacksmith Museum (F), Abington Social Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pomfret include: Abington Congregational Church (A), Christ Memorial Episcopal Church (B), Norman Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bruce Cemetery (1), Benson Cemetery (2), South Cemetery (3), New Abbington Cemetery (4), Episcopal Church Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Taft Pond (A), Kelly Ponds (B), Medbury Pond (C), Baker Pond (D), Beaupres Pond (E), Abbott Pond (F), Bruce Ponds (G), Rogers Corporation Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lyon Brook (A), Mashamoquet Brook (B), Nightingale Brook (C), Ragged Hill Brook (D), Sap Tree Run (E), Wolf Den Brook (F), Abington Brook (G), Angel Brook (H), Bark Meadow Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pomfret include: Sap Tree Run State Park (1), Mashamoquet Brook State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: The Harvest (37 Putnam Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.6. This is better than average.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.53
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.07
U.S.:

9.59

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

POMFRET SCHOOL (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-13-2004 and MAY-26-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-04-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and MAR-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-1996)
THE RECTORY SCHOOL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-18-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and MAR-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-1996)
COUNTRY ACRES PARK (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1995 and DEC-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-13-1995), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-16-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-1994), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-1994)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.0%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pomfret, CT

People in group quarters in Pomfret in 2010:

  • 127 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Pomfret compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pomfret town (based on Windham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Here49.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents77.3%6.2%2.7%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.2%15.8%11.6%7.4%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.2%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%1.1%26.3%
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: 19
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Windham County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Windham County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

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

18.7%
State:

15.8%

6.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New London County, CT  1.43% ($36,914 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.82% ($33,191)
from Providence County, RI  0.69% ($54,980)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New London County, CT  1.33% ($34,428 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.94% ($38,518)
to Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($51,142)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pomfret:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Pomfret, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Pomfret fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $26,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,514
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,829
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 23,758

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pomfret, CT


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Edward G Roach, 398 Pomfret Street (Lat: 41.889806 Lon: -71.955000), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 398 Pomfret Street (Lat: 41.889806 Lon: -71.955000), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 398 Pomfret Street (Lat: 41.889806 Lon: -71.955000), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 09015 m, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W1BRF, Licensee ID: L00839008
    Grant Date: 06/15/1994, Expiration Date: 06/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2006
    Registrant: Quinnebaug Valley Radio Club, 1 Quasset Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Pomfret on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
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  • #54 (06259) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Albanian first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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