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 2017: $79,664 (it was $56,047 in 2000)
Waterford:

$79,664
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,997 (it was $26,807 in 2000)

Waterford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $257,736 (it was $150,400 in 2000)
Waterford:

$257,736
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $309,744; detached houses: $320,680; townhouses or other attached units: $192,835; in 2-unit structures: $418,426; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,706; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,256; mobile homes: $40,880
March 2019 cost of living index in Waterford: 113.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Waterford, CT (2010)
    • 16,91286.7%White alone
    • 9224.7%Hispanic
    • 7263.7%Asian alone
    • 4432.3%Black alone
    • 3992.0%Two or more races
    • 920.5%American Indian alone
    • 210.1%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Waterford, Connecticut as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waterford is 1,626 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Waterford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(20.9)
3
(15.9)
4
(21.3)
4
(21.3)
3
(16.0)
4
(20.9)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(46.1)
8
(41.2)
9
(46.8)
1
(5.3)
3
(15.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(41.8)
10
(52.9)
7
(37.3)
6
(31.9)
10
(53.2)
5
(26.1)
1
(5.1)
6
(30.7)
6
(30.7)
10
(51.3)
8
(41.2)
7
(36.4)
10
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(167.3)
24
(126.9)
26
(138.4)
48
(255.5)
38
(202.0)
39
(203.5)
50
(255.7)
38
(194.6)
35
(179.1)
46
(235.8)
40
(206.1)
24
(124.8)
20
(105.1)
8
(42.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
69
(360.8)
45
(238.0)
54
(287.5)
50
(266.1)
51
(271.2)
57
(297.5)
46
(235.3)
55
(281.6)
72
(368.5)
37
(189.7)
29
(149.4)
41
(213.1)
17
(89.3)
8
(42.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
583
(3,048)
453
(2,396)
487
(2,593)
432
(2,299)
542
(2,882)
435
(2,270)
434
(2,220)
451
(2,309)
421
(2,154)
389
(1,994)
360
(1,855)
377
(1,960)
376
(1,975)
319
(1,685)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(135.9)
14
(74.0)
16
(85.2)
14
(74.5)
9
(47.9)
4
(20.9)
5
(25.6)
9
(46.1)
7
(35.8)
4
(20.5)
14
(72.1)
20
(104.0)
12
(63.0)
2
(10.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
3
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)231.3172.3186.6194.3207.2178.5164.1174.2159.9194.2177.0174.9131.392.3

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City-data.com crime index in Waterford, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Waterford, CT City Guides:

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).

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:

10.9%
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 )

Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 72.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Waterford, CT in 2017

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
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $267,700
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $239,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $287,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Waterford, CT residents
Average permit cost in Waterford, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Waterford, CT
Historical housing units in Waterford, CT
Most common industries in Waterford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Waterford, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Waterford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waterford, Connecticut average temperatures Waterford, Connecticut average precipitation Waterford, Connecticut humidity Waterford, Connecticut wind speed Waterford, Connecticut snowfall Waterford, Connecticut sunshine Waterford, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.3. This is about average.

City:

70.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.05
U.S.:

8.46

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 Waterford 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 Waterford 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 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 68.8 miles away from Waterford 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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: 37, Location: 1144 HARTFORD TPKE, Grades: KG-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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Waterford:

Marital status in Waterford, CT
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waterford, CT (based on New London County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
New London County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This 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.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
New London County:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New London County:

7.6%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New London County:

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,769 average AGI)
New London County:

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, CT  0.50% ($39,711 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($78,134)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($66,551)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
New London County:

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Waterford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.9mTotal length
  • $18,858,000Total costs
  • 517,777Total average daily traffic
  • 60,396Total average daily truck traffic
  • 499,376Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waterford, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waterford, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 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, 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, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, 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, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 2.08040 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 05/25/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2015, 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: 03/28/2015, Expiration Date: 04/06/2025, Registrant: Dominion Energy Nuclear Connecticut, Inc., 5th Fl, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (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
Fire incident types in Waterford, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterford, CT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Connecticut:

  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 401 N Frontage Rd, Waterford, Connecticut 06385 , Phone: (888) 287-9400, Fax: (860) 439-0151
  • Roeway Inn, 211 Parkway N, Waterford, Connecticut 06385 , Phone: (860) 442-7227, Fax: (860) 442-9667
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Connecticut
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waterford, CT
  • 72.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waterford, CT
  • 66.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Waterford compared to Connecticut 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 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.

Waterford on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other construction workers and helpers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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