Watertown, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 22,514. Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 10,909  (48.5%)
Females: 11,605  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06795.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,442 (it was $59,420 in 2000)
Watertown:

$71,442
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,994 (it was $26,044 in 2000)

Watertown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $234,538 (it was $147,200 in 2000)
Watertown:

$234,538
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $316,734; Detached houses: $322,041; Townhouses or other attached units: $380,682; In 2-unit structures: $262,164; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,336; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,465; Mobile homes: $344,944
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  • White alone - 20,707 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 838 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 376 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 292 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 231 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watertown: 401.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (34.1%), Irish (20.4%), French (10.4%), English (10.1%), German (9.2%), Polish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1780

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 29.2 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile   (low).

Watertown,CT real estate house value index trend

Watertown, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Watertown:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watertown town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1,613 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This town:  7.4%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Watertown, Connecticut as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Watertown to the number of sex offenders is 5,554 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:

Watertown town:  1.7% ($2,498)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Watertown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (4.7 miles , pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (64.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (65.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Oakville, CT (1.1 miles ), Waterbury, CT (2.2 miles ), Middlebury, CT (2.2 miles ), Thomaston, CT (2.2 miles ), Bethlehem Village, CT (2.4 miles ), Bethlehem, CT (2.4 miles ), Woodbury, CT (2.5 miles ), Woodbury Center, CT (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 73.11 W

Area code: 860

Watertown household income distribution Watertown home values distribution

Crime rates in Watertown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000002
per 100,000 0.00.04.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.9
Rapes 100001046334
per 100,000 4.40.00.00.00.04.50.018.027.113.313.317.8
Robberies 330410745373
per 100,000 13.213.80.018.04.50.031.218.022.613.331.013.4
Assaults 1156615384125232716
per 100,000 4.44.622.727.026.967.3169.5184.8112.9102.0119.771.3
Burglaries 494949385994446265718886
per 100,000 216.0224.9222.6170.8264.4421.6196.3279.5293.6314.8390.1383.3
Thefts 391352329306267317289282288313337412
per 100,000 1723.91615.81494.71375.51196.51421.81289.11271.31300.91387.91494.11836.3
Auto thefts 1924151219242798152322
per 100,000 83.8110.268.153.985.1107.6120.440.636.166.5102.098.1
Arson 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.0) 103.298.198.385.483.2116.6123.0135.8131.7122.7144.8165.0

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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 Watertown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Watertown, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Watertown-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Watertown town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watertown-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% 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 174.4 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 202.0 miles away from Watertown 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 152.1 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 176.5 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 226.6 miles away from Watertown center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 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 Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: George Wildman - Cartoonist, Ernest Pintoff - Film director, Benjamin B. Hotchkiss - Engineer, Stephen Southmyd Fenn - Politician.

Main business address for: HOMETOWN AUTO RETAILERS INC (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Watertown:

  • C I B: WATERTOWN COM. RES. (103 PROSPECT STREET)
  • HOSPICE PROFJECT CARE INC (51 DEPOT ST SUITE 107)
  • QUALITY VISITING NURSES LLC (470 STRAITS TNPK)
  • VNA HEALTH AT HOME INC (27 SIEMON COMPANY DRIVE)
  • APPLE REHAB WATERTOWN (35 BUNKER HILL RD)
  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM (WOODBURY RD)
  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM, INC (560 WOODBURY ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Watertown:

  • 17 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, 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 Watertown:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 4 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,491)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 5 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Post University (about 5 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 14 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 17 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 19 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 21 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)

Public high school in Watertown:

Private high school in Watertown:

  • THE TAFT SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 110 WOODBURY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watertown:

Private elementary/middle school in Watertown:

  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (Students: 200; Location: 780 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Watertown, School District: WATERTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $738,501; Location: 470 MAIN ST.; 81,112 books; 18 e-books; 1,235 audio materials; 2,645 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 298 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Waterbury Hospital 64 Robbins St. Waterbury Ct. 4 miles from Watertown. added by bunns

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Notable locations in Watertown: Watertown Fire Department Headquarters (A), Watertown Fire District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Watertown: Our Savior Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Watertown Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Heminway Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Pond Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Watertown: Delano Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Watershed Balloons (179 Gilbert Road), AstroGambling (Arcades & Amusements; 103 Nova Scotia Hill Road).

Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.17
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

WATERTOWN FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 6,718, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-02-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
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:

2.2%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Watertown in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 74 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Watertown in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Watertown compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 Watertown (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Pioneer Branch at 544 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 1985/06/30; Watertown Branch at 712 Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/16. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Straits Turnpike at 628 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 1960/07/01; Watertown Branch at 365 Main Street, branch established on 1988/11/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: Watertown at 565 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 2000/12/26. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Watertown Plaza Branch at 1171 Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/24. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Watertown Branch at 1247 Main Street, branch established on 1982/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • People's United Bank: Watertown Stop And Shop Branch at 757 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 2001/11/08. 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
  • Thomaston Savings Bank: Watertown Branch at 565 Main Street, branch established on 1951/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $692.2 mil, Deposits: $559.9 mil, headquarters in Thomaston, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Watertown town (based on Litchfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Here: 53.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents65.3%12.8%6.1%4.9%2.2%
Congregations19.3%24.1%15.2%9.0%3.4%
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.1%0.7%3.3%
Congregations2.1%3.4%2.8%2.1%18.6%
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: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

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

11.8%
State:

15.8%

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.98% ($49,485 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.82% ($46,982)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.66% ($64,663)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($329 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.88% ($43,857 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.85% ($48,773)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.56% ($56,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watertown:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WWCO (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watertown:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watertown:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Watertown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $30,000
Total average daily traffic: 177,533
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,991

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 8
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Watertown, CT

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Watertown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watertown, CT
Businesses in Watertown, CT
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Audi1Pizza Hut1
BMW1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx2Stop & Shop1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC2Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Honda1Toyota1
Kmart1UPS5
Marshalls1Volkswagen1

Watertown on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #77 (06795) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Albanian first ancestries"
  • #100 (06795) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chad C. Smutney (23)
  • Michael Fasano (11)
  • Teanoosh Moaddel (9)
  • Jon Reinprecht (8)
  • Warren Rice (8)
  • Richard F. Stengl (6)
  • Joseph A. Trudeau (6)
  • Gerard Mulqueen (5)
  • Brian Gaumer (5)
  • Raymond G. Kairawicz (4)

Total of 135 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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