Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 26,668. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
Males: 12,712  (47.7%)
Females: 13,956  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 06109.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,108 (it was $53,289 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$76,108
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $39,658 (it was $28,930 in 2000)

Wethersfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $249,849 (it was $157,400 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$249,849
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $266,719; Detached houses: $277,381; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,220; In 2-unit structures: $251,277; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,493; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,451

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,009.

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  • Races in Wethersfield, CT (2013)

    Wethersfield races chart
    • 22,03082.6%White alone
    • 2,3718.9%Hispanic
    • 7722.9%Asian alone
    • 6602.5%Black alone
    • 4771.8%Two or more races
    • 680.3%Other race alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wethersfield: 106.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (24.5%), Irish (14.5%), Polish (7.7%), English (6.9%), German (6.3%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1822

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,152 people per square mile   (low).

Wethersfield,CT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wethersfield:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wethersfield CDP:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3,724 residents are foreign born (9.2% Europe, 2.4% Latin America).

This place:

14.0%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Wethersfield, Connecticut as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wethersfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,718 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,808 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,658 (2.4%)

Wethersfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hartford, CT (4.2 miles , pop. 121,578).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (82.2 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (85.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Rocky Hill, CT (1.7 miles ), Newington, CT (1.7 miles ), Glastonbury Center, CT (2.0 miles ), Hartford, CT (2.1 miles ), East Hartford, CT (2.3 miles ), West Hartford, CT (2.3 miles ), Glastonbury, CT (2.3 miles ), New Britain, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $267,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $363,600
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,742 (-14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,689 (13.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Wethersfield household income distribution Wethersfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Wethersfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000010000001
per 100,000 3.70.00.00.00.03.80.00.00.00.00.00.03.8
Rapes 1493534519133
per 100,000 3.715.133.911.419.111.515.619.53.833.73.711.211.3
Robberies 2716131717121981061169
per 100,000 101.160.249.064.464.946.273.931.238.422.541.122.534.0
Assaults 819181412131371371184
per 100,000 30.071.567.853.045.850.050.527.349.926.241.129.915.1
Burglaries 74839787686563748158624465
per 100,000 277.2312.5365.3329.4259.8250.2245.0288.4311.0217.1231.7164.7245.6
Thefts 441434545435468462384369378291328313273
per 100,000 1,652.01,633.82,052.71,647.21,787.71,778.51,493.11,438.31,451.51,089.21,225.61,171.31,031.4
Auto thefts 54689852655338332017202834
per 100,000 202.3256.0369.1196.9248.3204.0147.8128.676.863.674.7104.8128.4
Arson 2224202170101
per 100,000 7.57.57.515.17.60.07.83.926.90.03.70.03.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 156.8160.7203.4151.8162.1154.0140.9125.1116.7108.5100.193.4104.1

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

Crime rate in Wethersfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 57 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Connecticut average:

2.40

Wethersfield tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wethersfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Wethersfield place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wethersfield-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 177.2 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 199.7 miles away from Wethersfield 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 135.9 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 218.2 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 199.5 miles away from Wethersfield 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 121.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Betsey Johnson - Fashion designer, Colin McDonald (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Eugenio Kincaid - Christian missionary, Benjamin Wright - Civil engineer, Asher Robbins - Politician, Stephen Mix Mitchell - Politician, Tony DiCicco - Soccer player-coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wethersfield:

  • C I B: PROSPECT COMMUNITY RES (765 PROSPECT STREET)
  • R M S- TWO STONE DRIVE (135 TWO STONE DRIVE)
  • R M S: COPPERMILL RD COMM RES (56 COPPER MILL RD)
  • MEDICAL MANAGEMENT PLUS (449 SILAS DEANE HWY, 3RD FLOOR)
  • PATIENT CARE (1290 SILAS DEAN HIGHWAY)
  • WILLCARE (370 SILAS DEANE HIGHWAY)
  • MEDIPLEX OF WATERSFIELD (341 JORDAN LN)
  • WETHERSFIELD HEALTH CARE CTR (341 JORDAN LANE)

Amtrak stations near Wethersfield:

  • 5 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 7 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.
  • 11 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Wethersfield:

  • International Institute of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 132; Location: 632 Silas Deane Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.studyhair.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wethersfield:

  • Trinity College (about 4 miles; Hartford, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • Goodwin College (about 4 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Capital Community College (about 5 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 5 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • University of Hartford (about 7 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)
  • Manchester Community College (about 8 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Wesleyan University (about 11 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)

Public high schools in Wethersfield:

  • WETHERSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 930, Location: 411 WOLCOTT HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUNDBRIDGE @ WETHERSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 411 WOLCOTT HILL ROAD, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Wethersfield:

  • CCMC SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 170 RIDGE RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wethersfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Wethersfield:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 388, Location: 581 SILAS DEANE HWY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wethersfield

Library in Wethersfield:

  • WETHERSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,632,747; Location: 515 SILAS DEANE HIGHWAY; 103,960 books; 18 e-books; 6,889 audio materials; 7,514 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 284 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wethersfield: Wells Corner (A), Four Corners (B), Goodwin Park Golf Course (C), Wethersfield Country Club (D), Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department Company 3 (E), Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department Company 2 (F), Wethersfield Town Fire Marshal's Office (G), Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 (H), Wethersfield Town Hall (I), Wethersfield Public Library (J), Wethersfield Historical Society Building (K), Wethersfield Community Center (L), Welles House Museum (M), Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum (N), Webb House Museum (O), Webb Building (P), Old Academy Library (Q), Incarnation Rectory (R), Connecticut Horticultural Society Library (S), Wethersfield Volunteer Ambulance Association (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wethersfield Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Jordan Lane Shopping Center (2), Motts Shopping Center (3), Pennywise Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wethersfield include: Sacred Heart Church of Wetherfield (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Sisters of Charity Church (C), Temple Beth Torah (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Wethersfield Evangelical Free Church (F), Wethersfield United Methodist Church (G), Corpus Christi Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Village Cemetery (2), Emanuel Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bell Reservoir (A), Griswold Reservoir (B), Mill Woods Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Brook (A), Cemetery Brook (B), Collier Brook (C), Two Stone Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wethersfield include: Folly Brook Natural Area (1), Francis Green (2), Hanmer Park (3), Old Wethersfield Historic District (4), Parkside Historic District (5), Warner Memorial Park (6), Wethersfield Green (7), Cove Park (8), Goodwin Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Keeney Memorial Culture Center (Museums; 200 Main Street), Buttolph-Williams House (Museums; 249 Broad Street), Wethersfield Historical Society - Francis House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 120 Hartford Avenue), Trolley Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 17 River Road), Donohue Group Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 185 Silas Deane Highway Suite 3), Wethersfield Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 150 Main Street), Wethersfield.net (79 Main Street).

Hotels: Town House Motel (1730 Berlin Turnpike), Hi-Ridge Motel (15 Arrow Road), Motel 6 (1341 Silas Deane Highway), Almar Motel (35 Arrow Road), Elm Motel (1800 Berlin Turnpike), The Atlantic Inn (1840 Berlin Turnpike), Best Western Camelot Inn (1330 Silas Deane Highway), Cityside Inn (1680 Berlin Turnpike).

Courts: Lasher Court (333 Maple Street), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Appellate Court- Court Support Services Division- Main Nu (936 Silas Deane Highway), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Appellate Court- Superior Court Operat (225 Spring Street), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Appellate Court- Central Infractions Bu (225 Spring Street).

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.719. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.719
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.4%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.2% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wethersfield in 2010:

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Wethersfield in 2000:

  • 303 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Wethersfield (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Wethersfield Branch at 1160 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1987/08/11; Silas Deane Branch at 1039 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1960/03/15. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Wethersfield Branch at 1400 Berlin Turnpike, branch established on 1969/01/04; Silas Deane Highway Branch at 1221 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1960/03/19. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Liberty Bank: Wethersfield Branch at 171 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 2008/08/18; Ct River Cmnty Bk Br at 1190 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 2002/11/18. 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: Wethersfield Branch at 1310 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1988/09/19; Wethersfield Stop And Shop Branch at 1380 Berlin Turnpike, branch established on 1996/07/29. 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: Wethersfield Branch at 600 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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
  • Farmington Bank: Wethersfield Branch at 486 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 2011/12/15. Info updated 2009/10/20: Bank assets: $1,615.5 mil, Deposits: $1,256.2 mil, headquarters in Farmington, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Wethersfield Branch at 709 Silas Deane Highway, branch established on 1996/06/24. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Wethersfield Branch at 25 Wells Road, branch established on 1958/06/16. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Connecticut average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wethersfield CDP (based on Hartford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
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: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 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): 92
Hartford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

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

16.0%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wethersfield:

55.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wethersfield:

54.1%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Wethersfield:

28.4
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wethersfield:

9.3%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Wethersfield:

60.1%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Wethersfield:

78.4%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wethersfield, CT Residents

3.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.47% ($45,348 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.46% ($42,466)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($54,942)


4.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,263 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tolland County, CT  0.48% ($49,038 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.41% ($47,917)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.33% ($59,193)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wethersfield:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNEZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MANCHESTER LICENSEE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wethersfield:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRTC-FM (89.3 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRUSTEES OF TRINITY COLLEGE)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wethersfield:

  • 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)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wethersfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 264m866ftTotal length
  • $46,000Total costs
  • 1,617,395Total average daily traffic
  • 164,934Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 131940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wethersfield, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wethersfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wethersfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • TOP FLIGHT CHARTERS LLC, 93 Black Birch Rd, Wethersfield, CT 06109
    Certificate: 03-0981 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/02/2004
  • K T AVIATION LLC, 93 Black Birch Rd, Wethersfield, CT 06109
    Certificate: D001237 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2007

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 152B , Serial Number: D-4449, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David H Burgess, 90 Carriage Hill Dr, Wethersfield, CT 06109, Other Owners: Catherine E Burgess
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6357A , Serial Number: 33157, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Edward J Carney, 655 Highland St, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Aircraft: GAGNON LAURENT J RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6LG , Serial Number: 25284, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Laurent J Gagnon, 436 Prospect St, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759HC , Serial Number: 18265998, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Lindquist, 671 Ridge Rd, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8301E , Serial Number: 28-8190092, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Ndb LLC, 187 Ridge Rd, Wethersfield, CT 06109

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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED137$212,818149$192,195682$192,50781$79,1112$528,00019$178,158
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$194,20015$211,20060$215,08312$22,1670$01$157,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$225,20020$173,400209$210,59830$96,2000$05$153,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$206,43522$187,955168$207,7386$117,6670$04$165,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$195,0001$183,00033$255,2731$165,0000$01$177,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4921.00 , 4922.00, 4923.00, 4924.00, 4925.00, 4926.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$214,48620$247,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$262,7149$279,4441$207,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$201,6677$236,7140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$189,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$234,5000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4921.00 , 4922.00, 4923.00, 4924.00, 4925.00, 4926.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 109
  • Service Call: 8

Incident types - Wethersfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wethersfield, CT
Most common first names in Wethersfield, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary45682.7 years
John39377.2 years
Joseph25577.6 years
William20476.3 years
Anna17383.2 years
Helen16981.8 years
James16175.6 years
Edward15175.8 years
George14378.2 years
Robert14272.4 years
Most common last names in Wethersfield, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5376.3 years
Johnson4983.6 years
Anderson3480.6 years
Sullivan3378.6 years
Hart2779.7 years
Murphy2677.4 years
Kelly2582.1 years
Clark2480.8 years
Martin2378.0 years
Harris2177.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Wethersfield, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marshalls1
Ace Hardware1Motel 61
Ashley Furniture1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless2
Blockbuster1Plato's Closet1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Red Lobster1
Casual Male XL1Rite Aid1
Catherines1Starbucks1
Comfort Inn1Stop & Shop1
Dennys1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts4T.J.Maxx1
FedEx2True Value1
GNC1UPS4
H&R Block1Vans1
HomeTown Buffet1Walgreens1
KFC1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Wethersfield compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Wethersfield on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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