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Population in 2010: 9,405. Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 4,533  (48.2%)
Females: 4,872  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  43.8 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06712.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,999 (it was $67,560 in 2000)
Prospect:

$81,999
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,048

Prospect town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $296,344 (it was $178,100 in 2000)
Prospect:

$296,344
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $349,943; Detached houses: $360,509; Townhouses or other attached units: $346,788; In 2-unit structures: $300,550; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,220; Mobile homes: $61,819
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Prospect races chart
  • White alone - 8,740 (92.9%)
  • Hispanic - 312 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 175 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 80 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 73 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prospect: 285.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (29.3%), Irish (21.6%), English (11.7%), German (11.1%), Polish (9.1%), French (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1827

Elevation: 852 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

Population density: 657 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Prospect:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect town:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

494 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  5.7%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Prospect, Connecticut as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Prospect to the number of sex offenders is 1,582 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:

Prospect town:  1.4% ($2,533)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Prospect satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (4.9 miles , pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (61.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (73.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Cheshire, CT (2.0 miles ), Naugatuck borough, CT (2.0 miles ), Cheshire Village, CT (2.0 miles ), Waterbury, CT (2.2 miles ), Bethany, CT (2.4 miles ), Beacon Falls, CT (2.5 miles ), Wolcott, CT (2.5 miles ), Middlebury, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 72.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Prospect household income distribution Prospect home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Prospect-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Prospect town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prospect-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% 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 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from Prospect 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 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 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 90.7 miles away from Prospect center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Prospect:

  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF PROSPECT, LLC (Nursing Home, 25 ROYAL CREST DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Prospect:

  • ROSEGARDEN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)
  • CHESHIRE HOUSE HEALTH CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)
  • VILLAGE GREEN OF WATERBURY REHAB AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Prospect, CT

Amtrak stations near Prospect:

  • 9 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 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.
  • 15 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 7 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 6,787)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 12 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,346)
  • Yale University (about 14 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 11,454)
  • University of New Haven (about 15 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Gateway Community College (about 16 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Wesleyan University (about 18 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public elementary/middle schools in Prospect:

See full list of schools located in Prospect, School District: REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 16

Library in Prospect:

  • PROSPECT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $251,159; Location: 17 CENTER ST.; 38,643 books; 18 e-books; 1,560 audio materials; 2,711 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Prospect: Highland Greens Golf Course (A), Hotchkiss House (B), United Church of Christ Library (C), Prospect Town Garage (D), Prospect Public Library (E), Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Prospect include: Prospect Congregational Church (A), The Meeting Place (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Beer Pond (A), Brooks Pond (B), Waterbury Reservoir Number 2 (C), Old Naugatuck Reservoir (D), West Brook Reservoir (E), Straitsville Reservoir (F), Cheshire Reservoir (G), New Naugatuck Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mixville Brook (A), West Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Prospect include: Town Hall Field (1), McGrath Park (2), Confield Park (3), Fusco Field (4), Hotchkiss Field (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.246. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.51
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.59

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

COUNTRY MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-2002 and JAN-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and DEC-06-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2004)
  • 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)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
WHITE OAK FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
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:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prospect, CT

118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
142 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Prospect compared to Connecticut state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Prospect (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Prospect Branch at 45 Waterbury Road, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Prospect Branch at 66 Waterbury Road, branch established on 1961/08/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: Prospect Branch at 24 Waterbury Road, branch established on 2002/03/25. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Prospect town (based on New Haven County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.74%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents72.1%6.5%5.2%3.0%2.6%
Congregations24.3%4.5%10.6%10.2%1.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.1%0.8%4.5%
Congregations5.4%4.7%3.3%5.9%29.3%
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: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
New Haven County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
Here:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
Connecticut:

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

15.4%
State:

15.8%

4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.25%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairfield County, CT  1.30% ($53,789 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($46,514)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($47,288)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($52,105 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.61% ($49,113)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.38% ($59,251)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WWCO (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, 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.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, 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.)

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

Prospect, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 42
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • 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 Prospect fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 192
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,200

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Prospect)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 2 Center St (Lat: 41.500361 Lon: -72.974556), Call Sign: WQU349, Licensee ID: L00072410
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5200 MHz, 33.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015
    Registrant: Prospect, Town Of, Prospect, CT 06712, Phone: (203) 758-0050
  • Gramar Ave Lot 7 (Lat: 41.505639 Lon: -73.002333), Call Sign: KNEN454, Licensee ID: L00128532
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2013
    Registrant: Site Tech Inc, Prospect, CT 06712
  • Kludge Rd (Lat: 41.471750 Lon: -72.970389), Call Sign: KNBH639
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Kludge Rd (Lat: 41.471750 Lon: -72.970389), Call Sign: WBF38, Licensee ID: L00007153
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2003, Expiration Date: 11/24/2013
    Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (203) 628-4785
  • Lat: 41.471750 Lon: -72.970389, Call Sign: WQAH316
    Assigned Frequencies: 897.400 MHz, 936.400 MHz, 896.500 MHz, 935.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2008, Certifier: Wayne P Hamel
    Registrant: Keller & Heckman LLP, 1001 G St Nw Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001-4545, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646
  • 13 Center St (Lat: 41.499694 Lon: -72.977083), Call Sign: WQBG205
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Bruce Bartness
    Registrant: Utility Communications, Inc., 920 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (201) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:
  • Prospect Reservoir - Off Tress Rd. (Lat: 41.502778 Lon: -72.946667), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WQIA573
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2007, Expiration Date: 12/10/2017, Certifier: John A Triana
    Registrant: South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Dr., New Haven, CT 06511, Phone: (203) 401-2749, Fax: (203) 401-2509, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 15 Peach Orchard Rd (Lat: 41.518694 Lon: -73.017306), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNTB841
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1993, Expiration Date: 05/20/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (203) 397-2711
  • STATION, Kludge Rd (Lat: 41.472583 Lon: -72.970361), Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: KCH93
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018
    Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (860) 665-3822, Fax: (860) 665-5585, Email:
  • Prospect, Logtown Rd .5 Mi W Of Straitsville (Lat: 41.496194 Lon: -72.990000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: KCN82
    Assigned Frequencies: 2103.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1981
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-4239, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:
  • Prospect Waterbury Rd Rt 69 (Lat: 41.522861 Lon: -72.997861), Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WAJ294
    Assigned Frequencies: 2002.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/1980, Expiration Date: 06/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/03/1995
    Registrant: Spanish International Communications Cor, 250 Park Ave, New York, NY 10017
  • Waterbury Rd At Rt 69 (Lat: 41.522861 Lon: -72.997861), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WFW578, Licensee ID: L00125266
    Assigned Frequencies: 1990.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2005
    Registrant: Entravision Holdings, LLC, 2425 Olympic Blvd Ste 6000 W, Santa Monica, CA 90404-4030
  • Peach Orchard Road (Lat: 41.517306 Lon: -73.016194), Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WHG422
    Assigned Frequencies: 13025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/1982, Expiration Date: 04/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2002
    Registrant: Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • PROSPECT, 54 Waterbury Road (Lat: 41.511194 Lon: -72.982583), Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: KNKJ892
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prospect)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 140JF , Serial Number: 28-7325416, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1973
    Registrant (Individual): 'Aniello Robert J Jr D, 15 Ivy Ter, Prospect, CT 06712
  • Aircraft: ARMSTRONG J B BUSHBY MUSTANG MII (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 64JA , Serial Number: 915, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Peter D Baltrush, 5 Rockridge Ter, Prospect, CT 06712
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6503U , Serial Number: 2257, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Mooney 6503u LLC, C/O Mitchell Marc Berger / 21 Lombard Dr, Prospect, CT 06712
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8499R , Serial Number: 28-22411, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert S Molnar, 27 Cornwall Ave, Prospect, CT 06712, Other Owners: Lucia A Venditti
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 936AC , Serial Number: CE-336, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Tbr Inc, 39 Morris Road, Prospect, CT 06712


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Prospect


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