Voluntown, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 2,603. Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 1,320  (50.7%)
Females: 1,283  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06384.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,699 (it was $56,802 in 2000)
Voluntown:

$74,699
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,105 (it was $23,707 in 2000)

Voluntown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $226,169 (it was $127,300 in 2000)
Voluntown:

$226,169
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $271,797; Detached houses: $272,623; In 2-unit structures: $247,784; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,831
Voluntown races chart
  • White alone - 2,461 (94.5%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Voluntown: 188.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.1%), Irish (17.5%), German (12.7%), French Canadian (12.3%), French (11.9%), Italian (9.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1721

Elevation: 275 feet

Land area: 38.9 square miles.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (very low).

Voluntown,CT real estate house value index trend

Voluntown, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Voluntown:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Voluntown town:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

64 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This town:  2.5%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Voluntown, Connecticut as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Voluntown to the number of sex offenders is 881 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:

Voluntown town:  1.4% ($1,779)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Voluntown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (23.5 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (63.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (117.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Griswold, CT (2.4 miles ), Hope Valley, RI (2.8 miles ), Jewett City borough, CT (2.8 miles ), Plainfield Village, CT (2.8 miles ), Wyoming, RI (2.9 miles ), Hopkinton, RI (2.9 miles ), Greene, RI (3.0 miles ), Plainfield, CT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 71.83 W

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

6.4%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Voluntown, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Voluntown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.9 miles away from the Voluntown 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 34.6 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Voluntown-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 207.7 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 222.4 miles away from Voluntown 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 133.2 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 188.9 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 57.6 miles away from Voluntown 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 236.1 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 New London County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Voluntown:

  • VILLA MARIA NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • VILLAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • DEPENDABLE HOMECARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WYOMING, RI)
  • WOODPECKER HILL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENE, RI)
  • ALPINE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • HAMILTON PAVILION HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORWICH, CT)
  • WESTERLY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WESTERLY, RI)

Airports located in Voluntown:

Amtrak stations near Voluntown:

  • 12 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Voluntown:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 15 miles; Norwich, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 18 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Connecticut College (about 20 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 21 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 23 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Rhode Island College (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)

Public elementary/middle school in Voluntown:

See full list of schools located in Voluntown

Library in Voluntown:

  • VOLUNTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $83,768; Location: 107 MAIN ST.; 16,524 books; 18 e-books; 680 audio materials; 1,296 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Voluntown: Voluntown Fire Department Station 53 (A), Voluntown Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Voluntown include: Saint Thomas-Saint Anns Parish Center (A), Voluntown Baptist Church (B), Ekonk Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Robbins Cemetery (1), Potter Cemetery (2), Palmer Cemetery (3), Old Kinne Cemetery (4), Gallup Cemetery (5), Douglas Cemetery (6), Kennedy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dawley Pond (A), Green Fall Pond (B), Hazard Pond (C), Hodge Pond (D), Beach Pond (E), Bailey Pond (F), Hazard Pond (G), Mason-Gray Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lowden Brook (A), Mount Misery Brook (B), Myron Kinney Brook (C), Peg Mill Brook (D), Bliven Brook (E), Carson Brook (F), Dark Hollow Brook (G), Denison Brook (H), Great Meadow Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.1. This is worse than average.

City:

98.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

9.14

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

VOLUNTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY (Address: 239 MAIN STREET , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Public Education - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2014)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.5%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
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:

4.9%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

3.9%

Voluntown 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. (72%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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 Voluntown town (based on New London County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.41%
Here: 45.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewish
Adherents68.5%5.8%5.5%4.2%3.5%
Congregations19.5%11.8%11.2%6.5%4.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.5%1.3%1.1%1.0%6.7%
Congregations7.1%7.1%1.8%5.3%25.4%
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: 48
New London County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
New London County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
Here:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
Connecticut:

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

16.5%
State:

15.8%

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windham County, CT  0.51% ($36,959 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($58,706)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.31% ($49,094)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($837 average AGI)
New London County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windham County, CT  0.49% ($34,002 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.34% ($43,190)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($61,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Voluntown:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Voluntown:

  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Voluntown:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Voluntown, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 17
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 153
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 44
  • Fatalities: 113
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 252
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Voluntown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $8,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 646
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,200

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Stone Hill Rd (Lat: 41.606500 Lon: -71.851000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA418
    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: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 400 Ft West Of Rt 165 (Lat: 41.560944 Lon: -71.870917), Call Sign: KER300, Licensee ID: L00102899
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 06/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2004
    Registrant: Birger Hurme, 40 Wilson Rd, Voluntown, CT 06384

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 41.737583 Lon: -71.933944), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM746, Licensee ID: L00013352
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2008, Expiration Date: 10/05/2018
    Registrant: Connecticut Water Company, 93 West Main Street, Clinton, CT 06413, Phone: (860) 669-8630, Fax: (860) 669-0967, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Voluntown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1221E , Serial Number: 7AC-4779, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Paul W Kirsipuu, 130 Gardner Road, Voluntown, CT 06384
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2224P , Serial Number: 23-833, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Hot Air Co Inc, Rt 138 Voluntown Ct, Voluntown, CT 06384
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/05/1982
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2740D , Serial Number: 25282, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Gouvin, 469 Beach Pond Rd, Voluntown, CT 06384
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2987K , Serial Number: 18053150, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Sullivan, 471 Beach Pond Rd, Voluntown, CT 06384
  • Aircraft: KUHLIG CLEMENS C MONI (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 358CK , Serial Number: 358
    Registrant (Individual): Clemens C Kihlig, Box 13a Rt 49 South, Voluntown, CT 06384
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82843 , Serial Number: 7AC1493, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John W Burton, 77 Ekonk Hill Rd, Voluntown, CT 06384
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9143E , Serial Number: 11AC-770, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John W Burton, 77 Ekonk Hill Rd, Voluntown, CT 06384, Other Owners: Paul W Kirsipuu

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Voluntown

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Businesses in Voluntown, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • True Value: 1

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