Westport, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 26,391. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
Males: 12,669  (48.0%)
Females: 13,722  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06880.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $147,464 (it was $119,872 in 2000)
Westport:

$147,464
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $87,829 (it was $73,664 in 2000)

Westport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $901,453 (it was $617,500 in 2000)
Westport:

$901,453
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $932,302; Detached houses: $958,923; Townhouses or other attached units: $682,361; In 2-unit structures: $517,593; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,338; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $295,022; Mobile homes: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • White alone - 23,715 (89.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1,038 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 932 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 341 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 292 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 60 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.03%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westport: 142.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.8%), Italian (10.5%), English (8.4%), German (8.1%), Polish (6.1%), United States (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/28/1835

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 20.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,319 people per square mile   (low).

Westport,CT real estate house value index trend

Westport, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Westport:

  • High school or higher: 100.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westport CDP:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

3,216 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This place:  11.9%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Westport, Connecticut as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westport to the number of sex offenders is 6,700 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 with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $10,001 (1.1%)

Westport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norwalk, CT (4.1 miles , pop. 82,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (29.9 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (33.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Southport, CT (1.9 miles ), Norwalk, CT (2.0 miles ), Wilton Center, CT (2.3 miles ), Fairfield, CT (2.3 miles ), Weston, CT (2.3 miles ), Wilton, CT (2.5 miles ), Cannondale, CT (2.6 miles) , New Canaan, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $432,900
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $364,000
  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $464,500
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $562,400
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $641,200
  • 2003: 115 buildings, average cost: $438,900
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $694,100
  • 2005: 114 buildings, average cost: $629,600
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $718,100
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $849,300
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $672,700
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $792,800
  • 2010: 63 buildings, average cost: $709,900
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $634,000
  • 2012: 86 buildings, average cost: $600,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 73.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,705 (+28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 4,003 (34.8%)

Area code: 203

Westport household income distribution Westport home values distribution

Crime rates in Westport by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.80.0
Rapes 100121021230
per 100,000 4.00.00.03.87.53.80.07.53.77.311.30.0
Robberies 476233747552
per 100,000 15.927.022.87.611.311.326.215.026.218.418.97.5
Assaults 163188681022157119
per 100,000 63.6119.730.430.222.630.137.482.756.225.741.633.7
Burglaries 1058783524859587256788940
per 100,000 417.1335.9315.1196.4180.5222.0217.2270.7209.9286.3336.6149.7
Thefts 380441373431317249281348270299301271
per 100,000 1509.61702.91415.91628.11192.0937.01052.31308.51012.01097.61138.41013.9
Auto thefts 57251916211113151116147
per 100,000 226.496.572.160.479.041.448.756.441.258.753.026.2
Arson 152001032000
per 100,000 4.019.37.60.00.03.80.011.37.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 126.8129.896.293.979.667.975.6101.679.684.1102.761.3

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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 Westport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 74 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Connecticut average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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

Average climate in Westport, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Westport place 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 30.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westport-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 201.1 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 232.3 miles away from Westport center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.3 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 213.3 miles away from Westport 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 123.7 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 Fairfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Alexander McCormick Sturm - Manufacturing businesspeople, David Marshall Grant - Film actor, James Lloyd Breck - Episcopal priest, Kerri Kenney-Silver - Comedian, Paul Lieberstein - Screenwriter, Steve Miner - Film actor, Charlie Reiter - Soccer player, Parker Kligerman - Stock car racing driver, Gerald Levinson - Composer, Hezekiah Allen - Baseball player.

Main business address for: FIRST AVIATION SERVICES INC (AIRCRAFT ENGINES & ENGINE PARTS), TEREX CORP (INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS TRACTORS TRAILERS & STACKERS), NCT GROUP INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), IWT TESORO CORP (WHOLESALE-DURABLE GOODS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Westport:

  • WESTPORT HEALTH CARE CTR (1 BURR RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Westport:

  • LEA MANOR CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • CONSTELLATION HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • AURORA SENIOR LIVING OF NORWALK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • CONNECTICUT HEALTH OF SOUTHPORT, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTHPORT, CT)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF NORWALK, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • NORWALK HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; NORWALK, CT)

Amtrak stations near Westport:

  • 9 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Westport:

  • Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Westport (Full-time enrollment: 257; Location: 25 Sylvan Rd South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccmt.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:

  • Fairfield University (about 6 miles; Fairfield, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,640)
  • Norwalk Community College (about 6 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 9 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 9 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 9 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 11 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 19 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)

Public high schools in Westport:

Private high school in Westport:

  • SETON ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 47 LONG LOTS RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westport:

  • LANDMARK ACADEMY (Students: 184; Location: 11 BURR RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • PIERREPONT SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 1 SYLVAN RD N; Grades: KG - 10)
  • THE LEARNING COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 90 HILLSPOINT RD; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Westport

Library in Westport:

  • WESTPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,802,081; Location: ARNOLD BERNHARD PLAZA; 197,911 books; 268 e-books; 11,308 audio materials; 17,121 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 366 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Westport: Saugatuck Harbor Yacht Club (A), Westport Station (B), Birchwood Country Club (C), Greens Farm Station (D), Birchwood Country Club (E), Hall-Brooke Hospital Professional Library (F), Arts Center (G), Westport Town Hall (H), Westport Nature Center (I), Westport Historical Society Library (J), Roinick Observatory (K), Nature Center for Environmental Activities Library (L), Mid Fairfield Youth Museum (M), Westport Emergency Medical Services (N), Westport Fire Department Coleytown Station (O), Westport Fire Department Greens Farms (P), Westport Fire Department Saugatuck Station (Q), Westport Fire Department Headquarters (R), Westport Town Fire Marshal's Office (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westport Shopping Center (1), Westport Plaza Shopping Center (2), The Market Place Shopping Center (3), Scanlet Square Shopping Center (4), Playhouse Square Shopping Center (5), Playhouse Plaza Shopping Center (6), Jennings Plaza Shopping Center (7), Imperial Plaza Shopping Center (8), Greens Farms Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Westport include: FIRST AVIATION SERVICES INC (A), TEREX CORP (B), NCT GROUP INC (C), IWT TESORO CORP (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westport include: Christ and Holy Trinity Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), Greens Farms Congregational Church (C), Saint Luke Church (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E), Temple Israel (F), Unitarian Church in Westport (G), Assumption Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Colonial Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Willowbrook Cemetery (3), Poplar Plains Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bermuda Lagoon (A), Nash Pond (B), Sherwood Millpond (C), Bulkley Pond (D), Lee Pond (E), Nash Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Muddy Brook (A), Poplar Plains Brook (B), Silver Brook (C), Aspetuck River (D), West Branch Saugatuck River (E), Deadman Brook (F), Greens Farms Brook (G), Indian River (H), Ivy Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westport include: Doubleday Field (1), Westport Longshore Club Park (2), Sherwood Island State Park (3), Compo-Owenoke Historic District (4), Gault Park (5), Grace Salmon Memorial Park (6), Imperial Park (7), Town Hall Playground (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Burial Hill Beach (A), Alvord Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Earthplace Nursery School (Museums; 10 Woodside Lane), Nature Center for Environmental Activities (Museums; 10 Woodside Lane), Westport Astronomical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 182 Bayberry Lane), Rolnick Observatory (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 182 Bayberry Lane), Dattco (Tours & Charters; 304 Post Road East), Atlanticgolf (Tours & Charters; 237 Post Rd W).

Hotels: Inn at Longshore (260 Compo Road South Suite 3), Inn at National Hall (2 Post Road West), Westport Inn (1595 Post Road East), Premier Residence Limited Partners (Post Office Box 2209).

Court: Westport Town - Probate Court (110 Myrtle Avenue).

Fairfield 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 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.234. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.000
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

9.14

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

CAMP MANITOU #1 (Serves ME, Population served: 385, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
CAMP MANITOU #2 (Serves ME, Population served: 385, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.5% for other race residents, 2.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Westport in 2010:

  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Westport in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories

Westport compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Westport (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Westport Branch, White Birch Plaza Branch, Greens Farm Stop And Shop Branch, Green Farms Branch. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: One Gorham Island Branch, Westport Branch, Westport Branch, East Westport Branch. 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: Westport/Downtown Office Branch, Norwalk/Westport Branch, Charles Street Branch, Greens Farms Branch. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Westport Post Rd Branch, Green Farms Branch, Westport Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fairfield County Bank: Partridge Hill Branch, Compo Road Westport Branch, Westport Branch. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,441.4 mil, Deposits: $1,172.5 mil, headquarters in Ridgefield, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Westport North Branch at 880 Post Road E, branch established on 2006/08/14; Westport Plaza Branch at 399 Post Road West, branch established on 1995/02/25. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • BNY Mellon, National Association: Westport Branch at 16 Wilton Road, branch established on 1999/09/27. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $14,749.3 mil, Deposits: $11,797.5 mil, headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, The
  • First County Bank: Post Road Branch at 1260 Post Road East, branch established on 1996/09/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,319.1 mil, Deposits: $966.5 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Hudson Valley Bank, National Association: Westport Branch at 420 Post Road West, branch established on 2008/09/29. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $2,794.2 mil, Deposits: $2,433.4 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Hudson Valley Holding Corp.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Westport travel time to work - commute Westport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Westport:

(Westport, Connecticut Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Westport CDP (based on Fairfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.14%
Here: 70.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents70.1%6.3%4.4%4.1%2.5%
Congregations19.8%5.9%9.9%9.5%7.2%
NameMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.1%1.0%6.1%
Congregations1.9%4.8%3.4%1.9%35.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Fairfield County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Here:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

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

17.2%
State:

15.8%

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($105,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,271 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.06%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.76% ($52,758 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.46% ($139,328)
from New York County, NY  0.33% ($245,665)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($86,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,846 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.80% ($51,822 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($103,222)
to Westchester County, NY  0.22% ($98,871)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:

  • WSHU (1260 AM; 1 kW; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNLK (1350 AM; 1 kW; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:

  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPT (90.3 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: WESTPORT CT. BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEDW-FM (88.5 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WSLX (91.9 FM; NEW CANAAN, CT; Owner: ST. LUKE'S FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Westport:

  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 880 Post Road East (Lat: 41.137472 Lon: -73.334361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA363
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$581,273222$817,5451,016$595,74631$527,54840$825,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$619,00030$1,106,133123$604,6504$457,2508$769,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$602,00035$908,943240$673,1087$416,14321$569,524
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$604,50026$730,269134$563,2619$889,6678$730,625
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$09$756,66771$532,1133$428,3334$431,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.00, 0503.00, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$410,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$648,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.00, 0503.00, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 109
  • Hazardous Condition: 723
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Westport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westport, CT
Most common first names in Westport, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20376.0 years
Mary18181.5 years
William14174.5 years
Helen11081.8 years
Joseph10676.2 years
Elizabeth10183.2 years
James10075.5 years
George9376.4 years
Robert9374.2 years
Margaret9182.5 years
Most common last names in Westport, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4576.4 years
Allen3180.0 years
Brown2679.2 years
Johnson2576.6 years
Miller2281.9 years
Palmer1976.9 years
Gilbertie1878.4 years
Mills1872.0 years
Lewis1681.2 years
Jones1673.1 years
Businesses in Westport, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Brooks Brothers1Nike5
CVS1Pier 1 Imports1
Casual Male XL1Pottery Barn1
Chico's1RadioShack1
Crate & Barrel1Starbucks3
Curves1Stop & Shop1
DHL1Talbots1
Dunkin Donuts2The Room Place1
FedEx16Toyota1
GameStop1Trader Joe's1
Gap2True Value2
J.Crew1UPS14
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
Jones New York1Whole Foods Market1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Marshalls1

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