For population 25 years and over in Roxbury:
For population 15 years and over in Roxbury town:
93 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (13.3 miles , pop. 74,848).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (52.5 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (57.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Bridgewater, CT (1.9 miles ), Woodbury Center, CT (2.3 miles ), Woodbury, CT (2.3 miles ), New Milford, CT (2.3 miles ), Heritage Village, CT (2.5 miles ), New Milford, CT (2.5 miles ), Washington, CT (2.6 miles ), Southbury, CT (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 73.31 W
Work and jobs in Roxbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Roxbury, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roxbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Roxbury 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 9.8 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:Roxbury-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 76.1 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 45.2 miles away from Roxbury 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 78.9 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 36.5 miles away from the city 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 83.5 miles away from Roxbury center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rebecca Miller - Film actor, Truman Smith - Politician, Seth Warner - Continental Army officer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Roxbury:
Airports located in Roxbury:
Local government website: www.roxburyct.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roxbury:
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Library in Roxbury:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.987. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Roxbury that have no violations reported:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Roxbury compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Roxbury (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Roxbury (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Roxbury:
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Roxbury fatal accident list:
Sep 25, 2008 04:23 AM, Sr-67, Lat: 41.538242, Lon: -73.284625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2004 02:01 PM, Sr-199, Battleswamproad, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 2002 10:11 PM, Sr-47, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Sep 19, 1987 08:20 PM, 67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 3, 1986 09:07 PM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 20, 1978 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Roxbury, CT
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,539
Total average daily truck traffic: 878
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 9,770
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roxbury)
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Roxbury)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Roxbury on our top lists:
Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2013.