Stafford, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 12,087. Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 5,964  (49.3%)
Females: 6,123  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06076.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,153 (it was $52,699 in 2000)
Stafford:

$67,153
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,909 (it was $22,017 in 2000)

Stafford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,864 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Stafford:

$205,864
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $252,544; Detached houses: $263,519; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,608; In 2-unit structures: $215,813; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,504; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,936; Mobile homes: $92,321
Stafford races chart
  • White alone - 11,325 (93.7%)
  • Hispanic - 347 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 189 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 131 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 74 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stafford: 193.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.5%), Italian (19.3%), French (18.7%), English (12.7%), German (10.5%), Polish (9.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1719

Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 58.0 square miles.

Population density: 209 people per square mile   (very low).

Stafford,CT real estate house value index trend

Stafford, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Stafford:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stafford town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

368 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  3.3%
Connecticut:  13.8%

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

Stafford town:  1.8% ($2,304)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Stafford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (15.0 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (67.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (112.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Stafford Springs, CT (1.3 miles ), Crystal Lake, CT (2.1 miles ), Central Somers, CT (2.5 miles ), Willington, CT (2.6 miles ), Somers, CT (2.7 miles ), Wales, MA (2.7 miles ), Tolland, CT (2.7 miles ), Monson, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $183,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.98 N, Longitude: 72.32 W

Stafford household income distribution Stafford home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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

Average climate in Stafford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Stafford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Stafford town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stafford-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 170.7 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 187.3 miles away from Stafford 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 111.4 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 224.7 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 25.6 miles away from Stafford 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 224.7 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 Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Erasmus D. Peck - Politician, Julius Converse - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Stafford:

  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)
  • EVERGREEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)
  • T R I-COUNTY ARC: DUNN HILL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TOLLAND, CT)
  • WINGATE AT HAMPDEN REHABILITATIVE AND SKLD NURS RESI (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAMPDEN, MA)
  • PACE REHAB AND HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HAMPDEN, MA)
  • WOODLAKE AT TOLLAND (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TOLLAND, CT)
  • BLAIR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ENFIELD, CT)

Amtrak stations near Stafford:

  • 17 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stafford:

  • University of Connecticut (about 13 miles; Storrs, CT; Full-time enrollment: 22,037)
  • Western New England University (about 15 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • Bay Path College (about 15 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield College (about 16 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 16 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 19 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)

Library in Stafford:

  • STAFFORD LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $485,691; Location: 10 LEVINTHAL RUN; 45,727 books; 18 e-books; 1,892 audio materials; 3,466 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 105 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stafford: Four Corners (A), Memorial Hall (B), Stafford Ambulance Association (C), West Stafford Fire Department Station 44 (D), Stafford Fire Department 1 Station 145 (E), Stafford Fire Department 1 Station 245 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Stafford Street Cemetery (1), Saint Edward Cemetery (2), Stafford Street Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4), Crystal Lake Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Foster Pond (A), State Line Pond (B), Arnold Ponds (C), Rhode Island Millponds (D), Bradway Pond (E), Glenville Pond (F), Springs Pond (G), Pomeroy Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Middle River (A), Mitchells Brook (B), Patten Brook (C), Baker Brook (D), Brandy Brook (E), McIntyres Brook (F), Cedar Swamp Brook (G), Crystal Lake Brook (H), Diamond Ledge Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Jimmy Ledges (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tolland 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 93.5. This is worse than average.

City:

93.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.905. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.905
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

9.14

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

JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

5.5%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Stafford in 2010:

  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
143 people in nursing homes in 2000

Stafford compared to Connecticut state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stafford town (based on Tolland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Here: 46.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents70.3%13.9%2.7%2.3%1.9%
Congregations18.8%23.8%6.3%7.5%5.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionJewish Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%0.9%0.8%4.1%
Congregations2.5%2.5%1.3%3.8%28.8%
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: 20
Tolland County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Tolland County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Tolland County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tolland County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

15.8%

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hartford County, CT  3.06% ($49,038 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.56% ($39,210)
from New London County, CT  0.26% ($41,486)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hartford County, CT  2.89% ($42,466 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.58% ($35,518)
to New London County, CT  0.29% ($48,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stafford:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stafford:

  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Stafford:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stafford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total costs: $50,000
Total average daily traffic: 86,530
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,194

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Stafford, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 157 Chestnut Mtn Rd (Lat: 41.977417 Lon: -72.383306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA239
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Christopher J Mahoney, 157 Chestnut Mountain Road (Lat: 41.977417 Lon: -72.383306), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5083893000, Martin.Cohen@gridcom.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, 157 Chestnut Mountain Road (Lat: 41.977417 Lon: -72.383306), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5083893000, Martin.Cohen@gridcom.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, 157 Chestnut Mountain Road (Lat: 41.977417 Lon: -72.383306), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 9782646008, Martin.Cohen@us.Ngridwireless.Com, 80 CENTRAL STREET
  • Edward G Roach, 157 Chestnut Mountain Road (Lat: 41.977417 Lon: -72.383306), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 9782646008, Martin.Cohen@us.Ngridwireless.Com, 80 CENTRAL STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.975500 Lon: -72.311611, Call Sign: WQFP560
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, 72.2200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2006, Expiration Date: 08/31/2016, Certifier: Theresa Fishman
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, N3211 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Northeast CT, Lat: 41.918444 Lon: -72.261111, Call Sign: WQHK214
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.843 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2007, Expiration Date: 08/20/2017, Certifier: John Nachilly
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Rt 190 (Lat: 41.977500 Lon: -72.383056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: KDS296, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Route 190 (Lat: 41.977500 Lon: -72.383056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: KCC484
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: N1EBQ, Previous Call Sign: KA1NZE, Licensee ID: L00139354
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/10/2019, Certifier: Bruce D Wittig
    Registrant: Bruce D Wittig, Stafford, CT 06075
  • Call Sign: N1JGS, Licensee ID: L00172823
    Grant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 02/24/2014
    Registrant: Peter J Kovaleski, 93 Delphi Rd, Stafford, CT 06076
  • Call Sign: KB1JVH, Licensee ID: L00672443
    Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Anthony P Ostrowski
    Registrant: Anthony P Ostrowski, Stafford, CT 06075-0279
  • Call Sign: KI4QDN, Licensee ID: L01170438
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/11/2016, Certifier: Timothy M Carpenter
    Registrant: Timothy M Carpenter, 15a Wales Rd, Stafford, CT 06076
  • Call Sign: KB1NUO, Licensee ID: L01173928
    Grant Date: 07/19/2006, Expiration Date: 07/19/2016, Certifier: Jeremy C Broad
    Registrant: Jeremy C Broad, 25 Chestnut Hill Rd, Stafford, CT 06076
  • Call Sign: KB1QJZ, Licensee ID: L01393469
    Grant Date: 04/24/2008, Expiration Date: 04/24/2018, Certifier: Gale A Eberly
    Registrant: Gale A Eberly, Stafford, CT 06075
  • Call Sign: KB1RNB, Licensee ID: L01448028
    Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/25/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2008, Certifier: Brian J Beley
    Registrant: Brian J Beley, 187 East St, Stafford, CT 06076

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

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