Waterford, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 19,517. Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 9,464  (48.5%)
Females: 10,053  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06385.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,706 (it was $56,047 in 2000)
Waterford:

$73,706
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,303 (it was $26,807 in 2000)

Waterford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $267,210 (it was $150,400 in 2000)
Waterford:

$267,210
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $343,497; Detached houses: $360,284; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,822; In 2-unit structures: $267,584; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,288; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,979; Mobile homes: $61,645
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Waterford races chart
  • White alone - 16,912 (86.7%)
  • Hispanic - 922 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 726 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 443 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 399 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 92 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waterford: 215.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (23.4%), Italian (20.9%), English (16.6%), German (10.2%), Polish (7.8%), French (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1801

Land area: 32.8 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile   (low).

Waterford,CT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Waterford:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterford town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1,198 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This town:  6.3%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Waterford, Connecticut as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waterford to the number of sex offenders is 1,890 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Waterford town:  0.9% ($1,341)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (35.3 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (86.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (96.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Central Waterford, CT (0.9 miles ), New London, CT (1.4 miles ), Niantic, CT (1.9 miles ), Groton, CT (1.9 miles ), Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (2.0 miles ), East Lyme, CT (2.0 miles ), Long Hill, CT (2.1 miles ), Oxoboxo River, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $259,400
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $290,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $339,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $218,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 72.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Waterford household income distribution Waterford home values distribution

Crime rates in Waterford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.20.00.00.00.00.00.05.1
Rapes 434843443410
per 100,000 21.615.620.641.820.915.921.321.316.020.95.10.0
Robberies 5814108107610516
per 100,000 27.041.571.952.241.852.937.331.953.226.15.130.7
Assaults 281911333224264838395038
per 100,000 151.398.656.5172.4167.3126.9138.4255.5202.0203.5255.7194.6
Burglaries 856862536945545051574655
per 100,000 459.4353.0318.6276.8360.8238.0287.5266.1271.2297.5235.3281.6
Thefts 572511511539583453487432542435434451
per 100,000 3091.72652.92625.82815.43048.22395.62593.22299.32881.82270.22219.62309.4
Auto thefts 28312412261416149459
per 100,000 151.3160.9123.362.7135.974.085.274.547.920.925.646.1
Arson 503033010300
per 100,000 27.00.015.40.015.715.90.05.30.015.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 228.3192.3190.5225.2236.1176.0190.5198.4211.6182.3167.5177.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waterford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Waterford-area historical tornado activity is below Connecticut state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the Waterford town center injured 40 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 24.1 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waterford-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 211.6 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 230.7 miles away from Waterford 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 150.8 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 183.0 miles away from the city 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 215.8 miles away from Waterford 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 68.8 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).

Birthplace of: Billy Gardner - Baseball player and coach, Richard Primus - Rhodes scholar.

Main business address for: WATERFORD GAMING LLC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION).

Hospitals and medical centers in Waterford:

  • VNA OF SOUTHEASTERN CT INC (403 N FRONTAGE ROAD)
  • BAYVIEW HEALTH CARE (301 ROPE FERRY RD)
  • GREENTREE MANOR NURSING AND REHA (4 GREENTREE DR)
  • NEW LONDON REHAB AND CARE OF WATERFORD (88 CLARK LANE)

Amtrak stations near Waterford:

  • 3 miles: NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Nuclear power plants:

  • Millstone 1. General Electric Co.Ebasco. General Electric Co.Northeast Utilities. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 660 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 10/1970. Commercial start: 03/1971..
  • Millstone 2. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.Combustion Engineering. Inc.Northeast Utilities. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 875 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 10/1975. Commercial start: 12/1975..
  • Millstone 3. General Electric Co.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Northeast Utilities. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1149 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1986. Commercial start: 04/1986..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterford:

  • Connecticut College (about 3 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 11 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 26 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Wesleyan University (about 31 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • University of Connecticut (about 32 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 34 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • Manchester Community College (about 36 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)

Public high school in Waterford:

Private high school in Waterford:

  • BAPTIST BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 1144 HARTFORD RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waterford:

See full list of schools located in Waterford

Library in Waterford:

  • WATERFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,304,428; Location: 49 ROPE FERRY RD.; 78,021 books; 3,609 audio materials; 2,968 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waterford: Waterford Historical Society Colonial Village (A), Stenger Farm (B), Waterford Fire Marshal's Office (C), Waterford Town Hall (D), Waterford Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Waterfall Shopping Center (1), Waterford Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jordan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Waterford: Jordan Green (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blue Anchor Motel (563 Boston Post Road).

Hotels: Rodeway Inn Waterford (211 Parkway North), Blue Anchor Motel (563 Boston Post Road), Camp View Motor Court (334 Rope Ferry Road).

Courts: Waterford Town - Administrative Departments- Town Hall- Probate Court (15 Rope Ferry), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Geographical Areas Ga Criminal-Motor Vehicle- (978 Hartford Turnpike).

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 87.7. This is about average.

City:

87.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

9.14

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

WATERFORD WPCA (Address: 28 Niantic River Road , Population served: 16,578, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

4.3%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Waterford in 2010:

  • 289 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in college/university student housing
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Waterford in 2000:

  • 535 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 364 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Waterford 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

Banks with branches in Waterford (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank: Quaker Hill Branch at Route 32, branch established on 1978/01/20; Waterford Branch at 165 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1963/04/19. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Waterford Stop & Shop Branch at 117 Boston Post Rd, branch established on 1997/06/01; Broad Street Branch at 716 Broad Street Extension, branch established on 1985/08/19. 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
  • Chelsea Groton Bank: Waterford Branch at 157 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1997/01/13. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $836.6 mil, Deposits: $688.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Waterford Branch at 68 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1977/07/11. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Waterford Branch at 117 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1964/09/14. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Waterford Branch at 124 Boston Post Road, branch established on 2006/10/16. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Connecticut:

  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 401 North Frontage Rd, Waterford, CT 06385 , Phone: (888) 287-9400, Fax: (860) 439-0151
  • Roeway Inn, 211 Parkway N, Waterford, CT 06385 , Phone: (860) 442-7227, Fax: (860) 442-9667
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waterford 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 Waterford:

  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterford:

  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, 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)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Waterford:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT 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.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waterford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 96 meters (315ft)
Total costs: $44,000
Total average daily traffic: 589,101
Total average daily truck traffic: 58,469

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Waterford, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waterford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waterford, CT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Myrock Ave (Lat: 41.335639 Lon: -72.115333), Structure height: 13.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNTP496
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1993, Expiration Date: 01/29/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (203) 665-6748
  • STATION, Cpf Bldg Millstone (Lat: 41.310361 Lon: -72.167556), Structure height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNTP497
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1993, Expiration Date: 01/29/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (203) 665-6748
  • STATION, Millstone Rd (Lat: 41.310083 Lon: -72.168111), Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WGX607
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018
    Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (860) 665-3822, Fax: (860) 665-5585, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Rt. 156, Millstone Power Plant (Lat: 41.309722 Lon: -72.168889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: KNKM829, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, 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:
  • Miner Lane (Lat: 41.329000 Lon: -72.124528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKM752
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, 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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 15 First St (Lat: 41.326500 Lon: -72.175917), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQB527, Licensee ID: L00999499
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.08040 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 6.22540 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 05/25/2015
    Registrant: Capt Johns Sport Fishing Center Inc, 15 First St, Waterford, CT 06385, Phone: (860) 443-7259
  • Millstone Pt, Environmental Lab (Lat: 41.310111 Lon: -72.162306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WRV568
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waterford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waterford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Waterford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterford, CT
Most common first names in Waterford, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary41882.3 years
John37275.4 years
William29475.1 years
Robert20271.6 years
Helen20080.6 years
George19476.3 years
Joseph19478.5 years
James16474.0 years
Margaret15682.5 years
Anna15483.6 years
Most common last names in Waterford, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13276.7 years
Brown7477.7 years
Johnson7079.3 years
Murphy4678.2 years
Perkins4277.0 years
Clark4277.8 years
Sullivan4075.2 years
Phillips3682.0 years
Perry3677.2 years
Miller3478.2 years
Businesses in Waterford, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Bakers1Macy's1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Brookstone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Men's Wearhouse1
CVS1Motherhood Maternity2
Catherines1New Balance2
Charlotte Russe1New York & Co1
Chico's1Nike6
Cold Stone Creamery1Old Navy1
Coldwater Creek1Olive Garden1
Curves1Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen1Panera Bread1
Deb1Payless1
Dressbarn1Pier 1 Imports1
Dunkin Donuts4RadioShack1
Express1Raymour & Flanigan1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
Finish Line1Rodeway Inn1
Foot Locker1Ruby Tuesday1
Forever 211Sears2
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Stop & Shop1
Gap1Subway2
Gymboree1T-Mobile5
H&M1Talbots1
H&R Block1Target1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot1UPS4
Hot Topic1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless4
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York4Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's1
Justice1Wet Seal1
Kincaid1Wine & Spirits1

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