For population 25 years and over in Scotland:
For population 15 years and over in Scotland town:
73 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (23.4 miles , pop. 54,740).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (66.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (117.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Canterbury, CT (2.0 miles ), South Windham, CT (2.3 miles ), Hampton, CT (2.3 miles ), Sprague, CT (2.4 miles ), Baltic, CT (2.4 miles ), Windham, CT (2.4 miles ), Chaplin, CT (2.6 miles ), Willimantic, CT (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
Work and jobs in Scotland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scotland, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scotland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Scotland town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scotland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 88% 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 45.8 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 46.1 miles away from Scotland center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.9 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 43.4 miles away from the city 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 97.0 miles away from Scotland center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 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 Scotland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotland:
See full list of schools located in Scotland
Public elementary/middle school in Scotland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of family households:
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:
Scotland compared to Connecticut state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Scotland town (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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Scotland:
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TV broadcast stations around Scotland:
Scotland, Connecticut:See more detailed statistics of Scotland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $16,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,548
Total average daily truck traffic: 483
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,275
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scotland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scotland, CT
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.