Putnam, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 9,584. Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 4,686  (48.9%)
Females: 4,898  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06260.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,574 (it was $43,010 in 2000)
Putnam:

$51,574
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,230 (it was $20,597 in 2000)

Putnam town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,806 (it was $103,100 in 2000)
Putnam:

$176,806
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $254,298; Detached houses: $267,369; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,166; In 2-unit structures: $160,246; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,293; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,689
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Putnam races chart
  • White alone - 8,833 (92.2%)
  • Hispanic - 282 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 183 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 115 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 94 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Putnam: 330.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (22.8%), French Canadian (19.5%), Irish (13.6%), English (11.8%), Polish (10.4%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1855

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 20.3 square miles.

Population density: 472 people per square mile   (low).

Putnam,CT real estate house value index trend

Putnam, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Putnam:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Putnam town:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

303 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This town:  3.4%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Putnam, Connecticut as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Putnam to the number of sex offenders is 227 to 1.


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

Putnam town:  1.6% ($1,643)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Putnam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (24.2 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (126.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Putnam District, CT (1.2 miles ), South Woodstock, CT (2.0 miles ), North Grosvenor Dale, CT (2.2 miles ), Thompson, CT (2.2 miles ), Pomfret, CT (2.3 miles ), Killingly, CT (2.5 miles ), Woodstock, CT (2.7 miles ), Danielson borough, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 71.88 W

Area code: 860

Putnam household income distribution Putnam home values distribution

Crime rates in Putnam by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10000000000
per 100,000 11.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 21532377336
per 100,000 22.110.954.832.521.632.175.074.931.731.262.6
Robberies 21864635323
per 100,000 22.110.987.664.943.164.232.253.531.720.831.3
Assaults 8581117131416244020
per 100,000 88.454.787.6119.0183.3139.0150.1171.3253.8416.6208.6
Burglaries 4549323947292733323251
per 100,000 497.0535.7350.4422.0506.8310.1289.4353.2338.3333.3531.9
Thefts 8183128151174180146126139127142
per 100,000 894.6907.41401.71633.81876.41924.71565.01348.71469.71322.61481.0
Auto thefts 92181498108567
per 100,000 99.4229.687.6151.597.185.5107.285.652.962.573.0
Arson 20433621623
per 100,000 22.10.043.832.532.464.221.410.763.420.831.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 147.1118.7180.7181.8191.0183.8197.1201.9177.7201.9209.9

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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 Putnam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Putnam, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Putnam, Connecticut average temperatures Putnam, Connecticut average precipitation Putnam, Connecticut humidity Putnam, Connecticut wind speed Putnam, Connecticut snowfall Putnam, Connecticut sunshine Putnam, Connecticut clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Putnam-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Putnam town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Putnam-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.1 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 200.5 miles away from Putnam 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 110.7 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 210.9 miles away from the city center
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 36.1 miles away from Putnam 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 242.5 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 Windham County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Brooke Brodack - Internet personality, Henry Breault - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Jennifer O'Connor (musician) - Singer-songwriter, Bruce Boisclair - Baseball player, Candy LaChance - Baseball player, Richard Normand Langlois - Economist, Rollie Sheldon - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Putnam: Henry Breault.

Hospitals and medical centers in Putnam:

  • DAY KIMBALL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 320 POMFRET STREET)
  • HOLY SPIRIT HEALTH CARE INC (72 CHURCH STREET)
  • MATULAITIS NURS HOME (RT 44 THURBER RD)
  • MATULAITIS NURSING HOME (10 THURBER RD)

Airports located in Putnam:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Putnam:

  • Bryant University (about 18 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • University of Connecticut (about 21 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 22 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Rhode Island College (about 23 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 23 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Providence College (about 24 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Clark University (about 24 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)

Public high school in Putnam:

Private high school in Putnam:

  • PUTNUM SCIENCE ACADEMY (Students: 109; Location: 18 MAPLE ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Putnam:

Private elementary/middle schools in Putnam:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 23 MARSHALL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 250 E PUTNAM RD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Putnam

Library in Putnam:

  • PUTNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $422,409; Location: 225 KENNEDY DR.; 35,423 books; 18 e-books; 647 audio materials; 1,245 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Putnam: Putnam Fire Department (A), Putnam Public Library (B), Putnam Law Library (C), Putnam Emergency Medical Services (D), Putnam Fire Marshal's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Putnam Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Putnam include: Assembly of God Church (A), Congregational Church of Putnam (B), Daughters of the Holy Spirit Church (C), Methodist Church of Putnam (D), Saint Marys Church (E), Saint Philips Episcopal Church (F), Sons of Zion Synagogue (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grove Street Cemetery (1), Aspinwall Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cargill Falls Reservoir (A), Quinebaug River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Dam Tavern Brook (A), Little River (B), Wheatons Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Putnam: Murphy Recreation Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: King's Inn (5 Heritage Road), Kings Inn (5 Heritage Road).

Court: Putnam Town - Administrative Departments- Probate Court (126 Church Street).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.1. This is worse than average.

City:

93.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.507. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.507
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

9.14

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

PUTNAM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY (Population served: 7,300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2010)
MATULAITIS NURSING HOME (Population served: 254, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

7.7%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Putnam in 2010:

  • 116 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 44 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
222 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Putnam compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Putnam (2011 data):

  • Putnam Bank: at 40 Main Street, branch established on 1862/07/12; Price Chopper Branch at 251 Kennedy Drive, branch established on 2006/08/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $468.1 mil, Deposits: $336.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Putnam Branch at 163 Providence Street, branch established on 2000/10/29. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • People's United Bank: Putnam Super Stop Shop Branch at 6 Providence Pike, Route 44, branch established on 1997/05/13. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Putnam Branch at 211 Kennedy Drive, branch established on 1964/11/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank: at 182 Main Street, branch established on 1924/11/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.5 mil, Deposits: $198.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Here: 49.2%
USA: 50.2%

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%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New London County, CT  1.20% ($34,002 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($35,518)
from Worcester County, MA  0.38% ($41,393)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New London County, CT  1.22% ($36,959 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.68% ($39,210)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($33,949)

Strongest AM radio stations in Putnam:

  • 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.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Putnam:

  • 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)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Putnam:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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

Putnam, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 28
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 153
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 44
  • Fatalities: 113
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 252
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Putnam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 139 meters (456ft)
Total costs: $52,000
Total average daily traffic: 348,389
Total average daily truck traffic: 32,365

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 22
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Putnam, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Putnam)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • St Hwy Garage Industrial Park Rd & Ct Rt 12 (Lat: 41.899556 Lon: -71.888417), Call Sign: KCG263, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 280 West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (203) 258-0376
  • 320 Providence St (Lat: 41.906500 Lon: -71.906194), Call Sign: KNDS430
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/1997, Expiration Date: 09/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2002
    Registrant: Day Kimball Hospital, 320 Pomfret St, Putnam, CT 06260
  • Lat: 41.936667 Lon: -71.863333, Call Sign: WPWV578
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.787 MHz, 467.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2023, Certifier: Mike Coty
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Lat: 41.920667 Lon: -71.910167, Call Sign: WQFE696
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 06/27/2016, Certifier: Norman A Bernier
    Registrant: Signal Communications Corp, 4 Wheeling Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:
  • Lat: 41.895639 Lon: -71.836417, Call Sign: WQIW912
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.562 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 452.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2008, Expiration Date: 06/06/2018, Certifier: Mark Deeby
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 320 Pomfret Street (Lat: 41.906389 Lon: -71.914500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 37.2 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQJC977
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Certifier: Greg Harubin
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 41.887972 Lon: -71.892667, Call Sign: WQQB325
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 462.325 MHz, 463.262 MHz, 464.462 MHz, 464.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/12/2022, Certifier: Rick Dancause
    Registrant: Professional Wireless Comms., 451 Cliff Road, East, Suite 101, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (952) 746-2500, Fax: (952) 746-2300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 45 Pompfret Street (Lat: 41.915639 Lon: -71.874500), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLE907, Licensee ID: L00029802
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.875 MHz, 947.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/1989, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Osbrey Broadcasting Company, Attn: Gary Osbrey P.O. Box 231, Putnam, CT 06260

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Putnam)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Putnam)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Putnam

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Putnam, CT
Businesses in Putnam, CT
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
DHL1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile2
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS4
GameStop1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
McDonald's1

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  • #54 (06260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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