Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 26,668.
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
Males: 12,370  (46.4%)
Females: 14,298  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06109.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,026 (it was $53,289 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$82,026
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,486 (it was $28,930 in 2000)

Wethersfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $256,773 (it was $157,400 in 2000)
Wethersfield:

$256,773
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $273,192; detached houses: $276,935; townhouses or other attached units: $171,361; in 2-unit structures: $349,029; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,434

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,074.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wethersfield: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 32.8% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wethersfield, CT (2017)
    • 20,32777.2%White alone
    • 2,69610.2%Hispanic
    • 1,2834.9%Asian alone
    • 1,1544.4%Black alone
    • 5732.2%Two or more races
    • 490.2%Other race alone
    • 120.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Wethersfield, Connecticut as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wethersfield is 2,922 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wethersfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(11.4)
5
(19.1)
3
(11.5)
4
(15.6)
5
(19.5)
1
(3.8)
9
(33.7)
1
(3.7)
3
(11.2)
3
(11.3)
3
(11.4)
8
(30.6)
6
(23.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(64.4)
17
(64.9)
12
(46.2)
19
(73.9)
8
(31.2)
10
(38.4)
6
(22.5)
11
(41.1)
6
(22.5)
9
(34.0)
13
(49.3)
12
(45.9)
10
(38.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(53.0)
12
(45.8)
13
(50.0)
13
(50.5)
7
(27.3)
13
(49.9)
7
(26.2)
11
(41.1)
8
(29.9)
4
(15.1)
16
(60.6)
9
(34.5)
7
(26.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(329.4)
68
(259.8)
65
(250.2)
63
(245.0)
74
(288.4)
81
(311.0)
58
(217.1)
62
(231.7)
44
(164.7)
65
(245.6)
95
(360.0)
55
(210.6)
62
(237.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
435
(1,647)
468
(1,788)
462
(1,778)
384
(1,493)
369
(1,438)
378
(1,452)
291
(1,089)
328
(1,226)
313
(1,171)
273
(1,031)
195
(738.9)
247
(945.8)
255
(976.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(196.9)
65
(248.3)
53
(204.0)
38
(147.8)
33
(128.6)
20
(76.8)
17
(63.6)
20
(74.7)
28
(104.8)
34
(128.4)
34
(128.8)
84
(321.6)
67
(256.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(15.1)
2
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
1
(3.9)
7
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
4
(15.3)
1
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.7153.5145.8133.4118.4110.6102.894.888.598.6101.1131.1111.4

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City-data.com crime index in Wethersfield, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 63 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Wethersfield, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (23.8%), Irish (8.1%), Polish (7.3%), American (4.9%), Yugoslavian (4.8%), Albanian (3.8%).

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, Connecticut map

4,812 residents are foreign born (11.3% Europe, 3.0% Latin America).

This place:

18.3%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,383 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,520 (2.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,526 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,004 (15.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Wethersfield, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wethersfield, CT in 2017
Wethersfield satellite photo by USGS

Wethersfield tourist attractions:

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
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $312,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Wethersfield, CT residents
Average permit cost in Wethersfield, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Wethersfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (16.7%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.3%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (20.1%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Wethersfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.1%)

Average climate in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.323. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.389. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Wethersfield 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 Wethersfield 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wethersfield topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

For population 15 years and over in Wethersfield:

Marital status in Wethersfield, CT
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wethersfield:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wethersfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wethersfield, CT (based on Hartford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
Here:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.4%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hartford County:

16.0%
Connecticut:

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

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($650 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.53% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.43% ($58,256)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($63,792)


4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($81,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,656 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tolland County, CT  0.51% ($59,435 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.43% ($54,707)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.37% ($71,069)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Wethersfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 600ft / 183mTotal length
  • $2,227,000Total costs
  • 1,722,518Total average daily traffic
  • 173,626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,032,076Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wethersfield, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 141940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wethersfield, CT
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 in Wethersfield, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wethersfield, CT - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 109
  • Service Call: 8
Fire incident types in Wethersfield, CT

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wethersfield, CT
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wethersfield, CT
  • 41.4%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 18.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood


Wethersfield compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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+)"
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  • #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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