For population 25 years and over in Putnam District:
For population 15 years and over in Putnam District CDP:
163 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,069 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (24.6 miles , pop. 172,648).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (50.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (126.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Putnam, CT (1.2 miles ), South Woodstock, CT (1.6 miles ), North Grosvenor Dale, CT (2.1 miles ), Thompson, CT (2.1 miles ), Pomfret, CT (2.2 miles ), Woodstock, CT (2.4 miles ), Quinebaug, CT (2.6 miles ), Killingly, CT (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 71.91 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,023 (-15.2%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Putnam District: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Putnam District, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Putnam District-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Putnam District place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 39.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Putnam District-area historical earthquake activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 85% 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 35.0 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 34.2 miles away from Putnam District center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 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 37.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Putnam District 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 79.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Putnam District:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Putnam District:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.2%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.4% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 63.6% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
68 people in nursing homes
4 people in religious group quarters
Putnam District compared to Connecticut state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Putnam District (based on Windham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,997 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,636 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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