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Population in 2010: 29,179. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 13,951  (47.8%)
Females: 15,228  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06066.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,930 (it was $47,816 in 2000)
Vernon:

$60,930
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,023

Vernon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $211,676 (it was $131,100 in 2000)
Vernon:

$211,676
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $241,534; Detached houses: $264,456; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,248; In 2-unit structures: $203,873; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,772; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,023; Mobile homes: $57,156

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Vernon races chart
  • White alone - 23,804 (81.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,907 (6.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,554 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,245 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 561 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 40 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vernon: 202.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), Italian (14.0%), English (12.7%), German (12.0%), French (11.6%), Polish (10.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1808

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 17.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,646 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vernon town:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1,837 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% North America).

This town:  6.5%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Vernon, Connecticut as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 1,161 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Vernon town:  2.0% ($2,678)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (5.2 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (78.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (109.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Rockville, CT (1.4 miles ), South Windsor, CT (2.2 miles ), Ellington, CT (2.2 miles ), Bolton, CT (2.3 miles ), Central Manchester, CT (2.3 miles ), Manchester, CT (2.3 miles ), Tolland, CT (2.4 miles ), Broad Brook, CT (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 72.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Vernon household income distribution Vernon home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Vernon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000201000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.06.70.03.30.00.00.0
Rapes 110712455575
per 100,000 3.33.50.023.840.913.416.816.616.223.917.1
Robberies 1732171315201091187
per 100,000 55.9113.459.644.351.167.033.530.035.727.424.0
Assaults 918221320351216121534
per 100,000 29.663.877.244.368.1117.340.253.339.051.3116.4
Burglaries 12811010555798768105666765
per 100,000 421.0389.7368.2187.2269.0291.5228.1349.6214.4229.2222.5
Thefts 684638631248243206235244190206237
per 100,000 2249.72260.52212.9844.2827.5690.3788.2812.3617.2704.7811.2
Auto thefts 534146556338282718339
per 100,000 174.3145.3161.3187.2214.5127.393.989.958.5112.930.8
Arson 462285171212
per 100,000 13.221.37.06.827.216.83.423.339.03.46.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.2) 162.6183.3164.4105.5133.9128.988.6106.377.793.196.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Connecticut average:

2.36

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Vernon, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Vernon-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Vernon 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 5.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% 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 36.3 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 25.5 miles away from Vernon 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 38.1 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 64.1 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 78.5 miles away from Vernon 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 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Bill Romanowski - Football player, Jim Penders - Baseball coach, Kevin Ridel - Alternative rock musician, Martin Gagne - College basketball player (Connecticut Huskies).

Main business address for: ALLIANCE BANCORP OF NEW ENGLAND INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Vernon:

  • VISITING NURSE AND HEALTH SERVICES OF CONNECTICUT (Home Health Center, 8 KEYNOTE DRIVE)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HEALTH SERVIC (Hospital, 8 KEYNOTE DRIVE)
  • VERNON MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 180 REGAN ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Vernon, CT

Amtrak stations near Vernon:

  • 10 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 13 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . 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.

Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/VERNON/vernon.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:

  • Manchester Community College (about 8 miles; Manchester, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,430)
  • University of Connecticut (about 12 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)
  • University of Hartford (about 14 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
  • Trinity College (about 14 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 16 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,426)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 19 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 8,423)
  • Springfield College (about 19 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vernon:

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Library in Vernon:

  • ROCKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, INC. (Operating income: $815,536; Location: 52 UNION ST.; 62,172 books; 18 e-books; 2,920 audio materials; 4,914 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vernon: Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Public Safety Building (A), Vernon Fire Marshal's Office (B), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Station 441 (C), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Station 541 (D), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Station 341 (E), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Station 241 (F), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Station 141 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Vernon Cemetery (1), Saint Bernards Cemetery (2), Southwest Cemetery (3), Grove Hill Cemetery (4), Elmwood Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Tankerhoosen Lake (A), Dobsonville Pond (B), Paper Mill Pond (C), Bolton Lakes (D), Aldon Mill Pond (E), Dobsonville Pond (F), Upper Bolton Lake (G), Risley Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ogden Brook (A), Railroad Brook (B), Clarks Brook (C), Gages Brook (D), Tankerhoosen River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Vernon include: Valley Falls Park (1), Talcott Park (2), Henry Park (3). Display/hide their locations 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)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.392. This is significantly worse than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.392
U.S.:

0.022
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.434. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.434
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.13
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.59

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

NATURAL PARK APARTMENTS, LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and AUG-15-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-17-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-22-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
VERNON CITGO/FOUR PS SERVICE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
VALLEY FALLS PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

5.9%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vernon, CT

People in group quarters in Vernon in 2010:

  • 254 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Vernon in 2000:

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Vernon compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Vernon (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Talcotville Stop & Shop Branch at 50 Windsorville Rd, branch established on 2010/12/03; Vernon Stop And Shop Branch at 10 Pitkin Road, branch established on 1997/10/09. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Rockville Bank: Vernon Circle Branch at Route 83 And Pitkin Street, branch established on 1979/06/01; Lafayette Branch at 20 Hyde Avenue, branch established on 1975/10/15. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $1,748.3 mil, Deposits: $1,413.1 mil, headquarters in Vernon Rockville, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Rockville Financial, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Vernon Circle Branch at Vernon Circle & 243 Htfd Turnpike, branch established on 1962/05/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Vernon Branch at 475 Talcottville Road, branch established on 1988/12/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • The Connecticut Bank and Trust Company: Vernon Branch at 435 Hartford Turnpike, branch established on 2005/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $280.5 mil, Deposits: $220.0 mil, headquarters in Hartford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Vernon Shaws Branch at 560 Talcotville Rd, branch established on 1995/11/12. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vernon, Connecticut:

  • Howard Johnson, 451 Hartford TNPK, Vernon, CT 06066 , Phone: (860) 875-0781
  • Quality Inn & Conference Center, 51 Hartford TNPK, Vernon, CT 06066 , Phone: (860) 646-5700, Fax: (860) 646-0202
  • Holiday Inn Express - Vernon, 346 Kelley Rd, Vernon, CT 06066 , Phone: (860) 648-2000, Fax: (860) 648-9170
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vernon, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

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%

8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.29%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hartford County, CT  3.51% ($51,650 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.78% ($38,518)
from New London County, CT  0.37% ($49,551)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($270 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.06%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hartford County, CT  3.10% ($48,876 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.68% ($33,191)
to New London County, CT  0.34% ($49,613)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WCTF (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VERNON, CT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNEZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MANCHESTER LICENSEE LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vernon:

  • 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.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 48
Total length: 193 meters (633ft)
Total costs: $70,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,102,443
Total average daily truck traffic: 121,201

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 19
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vernon, CT


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 269 Box Mountain Dr (Lat: 41.813056 Lon: -72.454722), Type: 59.0, Overall height: 55.3 m
    Registrant: 8606466278, , 277 BROAD ST

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vernon, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vernon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Vernon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vernon, CT
Businesses in Vernon, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jones New York2
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Burger King2Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn1Staples1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Howard Johnson1

Vernon on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • John P. Wesson (29)
  • Brandon W. Spangler (28)
  • Mario P. Bochiechio (21)
  • Matthew S. Gleiner (17)
  • Hongcheng Wang (14)
  • Andrew S. Aggarwala (11)
  • Thomas D. Radcliff (11)
  • Paul Sheedy (10)
  • Thomas J. Hamlin (8)
  • Christopher John Carnevale (8)

Total of 413 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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