Redding, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 9,158.
Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 4,404  (48.1%)
Females: 4,754  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06896.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $145,551 (it was $104,137 in 2000)
Redding:

$145,551
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $71,715 (it was $50,687 in 2000)

Redding town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $639,412 (it was $398,000 in 2000)
Redding:

$639,412
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $663,130; detached houses: $742,507; townhouses or other attached units: $374,304; in 2-unit structures: $355,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,415; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $302,805; mobile homes: $341,354; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $612,223
March 2019 cost of living index in Redding: 141.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Redding, CT (2010)
    • 8,50092.8%White alone
    • 2372.6%Hispanic
    • 1952.1%Asian alone
    • 1361.5%Two or more races
    • 600.7%Black alone
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 80.09%American Indian alone
    • 50.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Redding by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(57.7)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
4
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
3
(32.5)
1
(10.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(161.4)
6
(69.5)
13
(144.6)
7
(78.6)
9
(101.6)
15
(166.6)
7
(76.3)
8
(86.3)
13
(139.2)
13
(139.1)
15
(160.5)
11
(118.1)
14
(151.8)
5
(54.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(691.9)
53
(614.0)
34
(378.2)
44
(493.9)
38
(429.1)
59
(655.3)
52
(566.8)
47
(506.7)
32
(342.6)
27
(288.8)
48
(513.7)
26
(279.1)
54
(585.5)
21
(227.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
4
(43.4)
2
(21.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
2
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)54.231.735.925.327.438.835.629.827.730.732.622.452.725.4

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City-data.com crime index in Redding, CT

Crime rate in Redding detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Ancestries: Italian (19.4%), English (18.1%), Irish (18.1%), German (15.8%), Polish (5.6%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1767

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 31.5 square miles.

Population density: 291 people per square mile   (very low).

Redding, Connecticut map

809 residents are foreign born (5.5% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

This town:

9.8%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Redding town:

1.3% ($5,266)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (7.8 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (38.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (40.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Georgetown, CT (1.9 miles ),
Bethel, CT (2.3 miles ),
Ridgefield, CT (2.3 miles ),
Weston, CT (2.4 miles ),
Cannondale, CT (2.5 miles),
Easton, CT (2.6 miles ),
Wilton, CT (2.7 miles ),
Danbury, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.30 N, Longitude: 73.40 W

Area code: 203

Distribution of median household income in Redding, CT in 2017
Redding satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $265,700
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $278,000
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $372,700
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $524,700
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $399,200
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $602,300
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $586,400
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $605,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $660,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $546,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $573,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $315,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $400,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $399,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $421,100
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $919,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $859,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $458,700
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $1,605,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $400,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Redding, CT residents
Average permit cost in Redding, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Redding, CT
Historical housing units in Redding, CT
Most common industries in Redding, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (2.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.8%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Redding, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Top executives (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Art and design workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Art and design workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)

Average climate in Redding, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Redding, Connecticut average temperatures Redding, Connecticut average precipitation Redding, Connecticut humidity Redding, Connecticut wind speed Redding, Connecticut snowfall Redding, Connecticut sunshine Redding, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.1. This is worse than average.

City:

94.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.211. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Redding-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Redding town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Redding-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.6 miles away from Redding 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 221.0 miles away from Redding center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.6 miles away from Redding center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 177.7 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 222.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.0 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 Fairfield County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Redding topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Redding:

  • MEADOW RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST REDDING, CT)
  • LAUREL RIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, CT)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY MAPL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BETHEL, CT)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY DODG (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BETHEL, CT)
  • ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY MOUN (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DANBURY, CT)
  • POPE JOHN PAUL I I CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANBURY, CT)
  • VNA OF RIDGEFIELD INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, CT)

Amtrak stations near Redding:

  • 14 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Redding:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 8 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 10 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Fairfield University (about 13 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 14 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Norwalk Community College (about 14 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 15 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 16 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)

Public high school in Redding:

Public elementary/middle schools in Redding:

See full list of schools located in Redding

Library in Redding:

  • MARK TWAIN LIBRARY (Operating income: $605,867; Location: RTE 53 AND DIAMOND HILL RD; 42,082 books; 142 e-books; 2,879 audio materials; 2,039 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 114 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Redding: Diamond Hill (A), Redding Station (B), Redding Country Club (C), Hoyt Boy Scout Center (D), Little Red School House (E), Redding Paramedic Alliance (F), Redding Fire and Emergency Medical Services Company Station 2 (G), Georgetown Fire District (H), West Redding Fire District 2 (I), Redding Fire and Emergency Medical Services Company Station 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Redding include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), Christ Church (B), Georgetown United Methodist Church (C), Saint Patricks Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Redding Ridge Cemetery (1), Hull Cemetery (2), Lonetown Cemetery (3), Umpawaug Cemetery (4), Christ Church Cemetery (5), Old Congregational Church Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Umpawaug Pond (A), Factory Pond (B), Falls Pond (C), Hawley Pond (D), Hazen Pond (E), Hedmons Pond (F), Huntington Pond (G), Steichens Ponds (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little River (A), Nob Crook Brook (B), Blackmans Pond Brook (C), Bogus Mountain Brook (D), Cemetery Brook (E), Moffitts Brook (F), West Redding Brook (G), Gilbert Bennett Brook (H), Umpawaug Pond Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Redding: Putnam Memorial State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Highstead Arboretum (Botanical Gardens; 127 Lonetown Road) (1), Redding Town Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Redding Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Hope Lange - Actress, Scott Horvath - Ice hockey player, Aaron Louis Treadwell - Zoology, Stephen Barlow (Pennsylvania) - Politician.

Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LINCOLNDALE PLAZA LP (Serves NY, Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.7%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.2%
Whole state:

3.9%
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Redding (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Georgetown Branch at 60 Redding Road, branch established on 1982/02/20. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Fairfield County Bank: Meadow Ridge Branch at 100 Redding Road, branch established on 2002/07/15. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,441.4 mil, Deposits: $1,172.5 mil, headquarters in Ridgefield, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Redding:

Marital status in Redding, CT
  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 73.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Redding:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Redding, CT (based on Fairfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Fairfield County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Fairfield County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Fairfield County:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfield County:

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($133,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,479 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.69% ($67,908 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.55% ($142,930)
from New York County, NY  0.38% ($371,382)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($189,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,815 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.89% ($57,745 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.41% ($196,777)
to Westchester County, NY  0.26% ($144,605)

Businesses in Redding, CT

  • Nike: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Redding:

  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Redding:

  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFAR (93.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Redding:

  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Redding fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Redding fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • 87,852Total average daily traffic
  • 4,328Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,539Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Redding, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Redding, CT

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Redding, CT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • REDDING, Redding Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.287028 Lon: -73.438167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Redding)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 63 took place in 2015, and the least - 7 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Redding, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.2%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Redding, CT
    • 33955.2%Structure Fires
    • 22436.5%Outside Fires
    • 487.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Redding, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Redding, CT
  • 90.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Redding, CT
  • 77.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas


Redding compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 (06896) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #79 (06896) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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