Willimantic, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 17,737.
Population change since 2000: +12.1%
Males: 8,173  (46.1%)
Females: 9,564  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

26.7 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06226.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,111 (it was $30,155 in 2000)
Willimantic:

$34,111
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,607 (it was $15,727 in 2000)

Willimantic CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,684 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Willimantic:

$141,684
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $225,819; detached houses: $236,745; townhouses or other attached units: $195,403; in 2-unit structures: $131,541; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,647; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,894; mobile homes: $159,479

Median gross rent in 2017: $784.

March 2019 cost of living index in Willimantic: 116.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.9%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 44.9% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Willimantic, CT (2017)
    • 8,15446.6%White alone
    • 8,01245.8%Hispanic
    • 9265.3%Black alone
    • 5082.9%Asian alone
    • 2851.6%Two or more races
    • 330.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Willimantic, Connecticut as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Willimantic is 206 to 1.


Crime rates in Willimantic by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(36.8)
8
(49.2)
6
(36.9)
6
(36.7)
9
(54.2)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
5
(28.0)
4
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(28.1)
10
(56.3)
9
(50.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(202.3)
34
(208.9)
31
(190.6)
31
(189.6)
17
(102.4)
14
(78.8)
13
(73.0)
14
(78.5)
19
(106.6)
13
(73.0)
12
(67.5)
14
(78.8)
11
(62.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(122.6)
9
(55.3)
20
(122.9)
28
(171.3)
25
(150.6)
15
(84.4)
13
(73.0)
14
(78.5)
15
(84.1)
12
(67.4)
7
(39.4)
6
(33.8)
9
(50.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
170
(1,042)
144
(885.0)
116
(713.1)
124
(758.6)
93
(560.1)
61
(343.3)
104
(583.7)
58
(325.1)
56
(314.1)
58
(325.7)
47
(264.6)
60
(337.7)
25
(141.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
548
(3,360)
277
(1,702)
365
(2,244)
365
(2,233)
331
(1,993)
301
(1,694)
276
(1,549)
251
(1,407)
209
(1,172)
175
(982.8)
166
(934.4)
118
(664.1)
90
(508.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(337.2)
71
(436.3)
43
(264.3)
37
(226.4)
46
(277.0)
29
(163.2)
53
(297.5)
52
(291.5)
36
(202.0)
23
(129.2)
19
(106.9)
25
(140.7)
21
(118.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
4
(22.4)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.3)
3
(17.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)349.0278.0272.1281.0245.3161.1167.6164.0151.8107.8115.1136.9109.3

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City-data.com crime index in Willimantic, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Willimantic, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (4.9%), Irish (4.3%), French Canadian (3.1%), French (2.8%), Polish (1.6%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 266 feet

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 4,043 people per square mile   (average).

Willimantic, Connecticut map

2,549 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).

This place:

14.6%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,833 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,514 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (16.7 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (71.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (105.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Windham, CT (1.0 miles ),
South Windham, CT (1.5 miles ),
Mansfield Center, CT (1.9 miles ),
Columbia, CT (2.1 miles ),
Mansfield, CT (2.3 miles ),
South Coventry, CT (2.5 miles ),
Storrs, CT (2.6 miles ),
Chaplin, CT (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 72.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Thread City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +666 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,443 (32.2%)

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Willimantic, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Willimantic, CT in 2017
Willimantic satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Willimantic, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Willimantic, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Willimantic, 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 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
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 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
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 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Willimantic-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Willimantic place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Willimantic-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 188.7 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 206.2 miles away from Willimantic 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 127.3 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 206.2 miles away from Willimantic center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from Willimantic 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 221.4 miles away from Willimantic 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 Windham County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

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

Main business address for: SI Financial Group, Inc. (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Willimantic:

  • WINDHAM COMM MEM HOSP & HATCH HOSP (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 112 MANSFIELD AVE)
  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF WINDHAM, LLC (595 VALLEY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Willimantic:

  • ST JOSEPHS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • VNA EAST INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • VISITING NRS AND COMM HEALTH OF (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • NATCHAUG HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • DOUGLAS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • STAFF MATES HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HEBRON, CT)
  • HARRINGTON COURT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; COLCHESTER, CT)

Airports and heliports located in Willimantic:

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Colleges/Universities in Willimantic:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,985; Location: 83 Windham St; Public; Website: www.easternct.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Windham Memorial Hospital-Radiologic Technology Program (Full-time enrollment: 22; Location: 112 Mansfield Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wcmh.org)
  • Windham Technical High School (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 210 Birch St; Public; Website: www.cttech.org/windham/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Willimantic:

  • University of Connecticut (about 7 miles; Storrs, CT; Full-time enrollment: 22,037)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 16 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Manchester Community College (about 19 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Goodwin College (about 23 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Connecticut College (about 24 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • Capital Community College (about 25 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Trinity College (about 25 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)

Public high schools in Willimantic:

  • WINDHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 833, Location: 355 HIGH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • WINDHAM TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 494, Location: 210 BIRCH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • PATH ACADEMY (Location: 832-842 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • ARTS AT THE CAPITOL THEATER MAGNET SCHOOL (ACT) (Location: 896 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Willimantic:

Private elementary/middle school in Willimantic:

  • ST MARY ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 172, Location: 35 VALLEY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Willimantic

Library in Willimantic:

  • WILLIMANTIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $695,026; Location: 905 MAIN ST.; 59,237 books; 494 e-books; 2,374 audio materials; 1,475 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Willimantic: Willimantic Fire Department (A), Willimantic Public Library (B), J Eugene Smith Library (C), Windham Textile and History Museum (D), Williamantic Town Hall (E), Jillison House Museum (F), Grant Medical Library (G), Dunham Hall Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Willimantic Plaza Shopping Center (1), Bridge Street Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Willimantic: SI Financial Group, Inc. (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Willimantic include: Abundant Life Community Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Christian Life Assembly Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Congregational Church (F), Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (G), Light on the Hill Christian Church (H), Saint Joseph Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Tenmile River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Willimantic include: Young Field (1), Burdick Park (2), Guild Field (3), Lautor Park (4), Main Street Historic District (5), Memorial Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: T & M Billiards & Bar Stools (Amusement & Theme Parks; 560 Main Street).

Courts: Connecticut State - Windham Judicial District- New Haven Judicial District- Judicial Br (81 Columbia Avenue), Judicial Branch - Support Enforcement Services- Putnam- Juvenile Matters C (81 Columbia Avenue), Windham Town - Municipal Offices- Probate Court (Town Hall), Judicial Branch - Support Enforcement Services- Putnam- Clerk's Office- Windham Judicial Dist (108 Valley Street).

Birthplace of: Chris Dodd - Lawyer and Senator, Skip Holtz - College football player, Fred Norris - Film actor, Isaiah Oggins - Communist, Hi Ladd - Baseball player, John S. Waugh - Chemist, Nathaniel Havholm - Photographer.

Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Willimantic in 2010:

  • 2,482 people in college/university student housing
  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Willimantic in 2000:

  • 1,764 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 122 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Willimantic (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank: Willimantic Main Branch at 679 Main Street, branch established on 1982/09/29; Windham Branch at 1703 West Main Street, branch established on 1988/12/19. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: West Main Branch at 60 Cantor Dr, branch established on 1995/06/10; Savings Institute Bank And Trust Com at 803 Main Street, branch established on 1842/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Willimantic Plaza Branch at 1589 West Main Street, branch established on 1969/06/06. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Mansfield Branch at 6 Storrs Rd, branch established on 1986/01/06. 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.
  • People's United Bank: Willimantic Stop And Shop Branch at 1391 Main Street, branch established on 1997/08/19. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Willimantic:

Marital status in Willimantic, CT
  • Never married: 64.9%
  • Now married: 20.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Willimantic:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Connecticut average:

12.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Willimantic, CT (based on Windham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,70018
Mainline Protestant6,33039
Evangelical Protestant4,49537
Other1,11912
Orthodox2052
Black Protestant1801
None64,399-
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: 19
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Connecticut:

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

18.7%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Willimantic:

43.7%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Willimantic:

22.7%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Willimantic:

11.3%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willimantic:

6.8
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
Willimantic:

30.0%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.5%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willimantic, CT Residents

5.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New London County, CT  1.08% ($38,333 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($45,753)
from Worcester County, MA  0.62% ($55,716)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New London County, CT  1.23% ($39,711 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.67% ($45,733)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($37,606)
Businesses in Willimantic, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Stop & Shop1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile2
Famous Footwear1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Willimantic:

  • WILI (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: THE NUTMEG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willimantic:

  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Willimantic:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Willimantic: William B. Hooper.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Willimantic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Willimantic)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Willimantic, CT)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Willimantic)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • WINDHAM AVIATION INC, Po Box 136, Willimantic, CT 06226
    Certificate: D000204 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3369E , Serial Number: 17271520, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Rustmann, 622 Pleasant St, Willimantic, CT 06226
  • Aircraft: LARNED JONATHAN C KITFOX CLASSIC IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 154JL , Serial Number: C9905-0247, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan C Larned, 31 Carey St, Willimantic, CT 06226
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/09/2016

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial 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 ORIGINATED44$116,31682$97,142263$91,24833$25,2163$109,33352$88,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$97,0007$86,28648$94,6145$22,7920$08$75,335
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$72,34824$91,208168$90,80018$29,1990$015$97,563
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,0409$126,986123$102,6848$27,3760$08$87,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,7353$79,66713$109,1131$9,7900$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8003.00 , 8004.00, 8006.00, 8007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$113,36418$107,6566$90,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$92,6603$124,4630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$94,1882$121,0002$68,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8003.00 , 8004.00, 8006.00, 8007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Willimantic, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Willimantic, CT - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 104. The highest number of fires - 143 took place in 2006, and the least - 65 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Willimantic, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Willimantic, CT
    • 92152.1%Structure Fires
    • 56732.1%Outside Fires
    • 17810.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1025.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willimantic, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Willimantic, CT
  • 60.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.5%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Willimantic, CT
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Willimantic compared to Connecticut state average:

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

Willimantic on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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