Wilton, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 18,062.
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 8,793  (48.7%)
Females: 9,269  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06897.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $197,673 (it was $141,428 in 2000)
Wilton:

$197,673
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $93,106 (it was $65,806 in 2000)

Wilton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $886,180 (it was $551,600 in 2000)
Wilton:

$886,180
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $663,130; detached houses: $742,507; townhouses or other attached units: $374,304; in 2-unit structures: $355,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,415; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $302,805; mobile homes: $341,354; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $612,223
March 2019 cost of living index in Wilton: 153.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Wilton, CT (2010)
    • 16,25590.0%White alone
    • 8214.5%Asian alone
    • 5373.0%Hispanic
    • 2441.4%Two or more races
    • 1640.9%Black alone
    • 350.2%Other race alone
    • 60.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Wilton, Connecticut as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilton is 3,612 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wilton by year

Type

2005

2006

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
6
(33.6)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(28.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.1)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
3
(16.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(144.3)
17
(94.8)
16
(89.5)
19
(107.2)
15
(84.7)
20
(111.1)
17
(93.9)
17
(92.9)
26
(138.3)
13
(69.1)
17
(90.2)
15
(79.6)
14
(75.1)
16
(85.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
96
(532.7)
123
(685.9)
102
(570.5)
89
(502.3)
87
(491.5)
76
(422.1)
98
(541.6)
75
(410.0)
81
(430.8)
46
(244.6)
56
(297.1)
50
(265.3)
123
(659.8)
127
(680.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(22.2)
4
(22.3)
2
(11.2)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.5)
6
(31.9)
2
(10.6)
2
(10.6)
6
(31.8)
6
(32.2)
11
(59.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)33.237.545.632.631.024.730.935.429.516.520.123.042.849.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wilton, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Wilton, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), English (17.6%), German (16.9%), Italian (15.7%), Polish (5.7%), United States (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1802

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 26.9 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile   (low).

Wilton, Connecticut map

1,565 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe, 2.3% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This town:

8.9%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wilton town:

1.2% ($6,354)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norwalk, CT (6.4 miles , pop. 82,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (31.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (33.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Wilton Center, CT (1.0 miles ),
Cannondale, CT (1.1 miles),
Weston, CT (1.9 miles ),
Georgetown, CT (2.0 miles ),
New Canaan, CT (2.1 miles ),
Ridgefield, CT (2.4 miles ),
Scotts Corners, NY (2.4 miles ),
Westport, CT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 73.44 W

Area code: 203

Distribution of median household income in Wilton, CT in 2017
Wilton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $230,800
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $303,900
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $537,400
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $579,400
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $643,400
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $714,100
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $716,700
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $698,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $793,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $885,100
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $638,400
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $888,000
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $569,700
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $655,300
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $830,700
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $684,500
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $699,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilton, CT residents
Average permit cost in Wilton, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Wilton, CT
Historical housing units in Wilton, CT
Most common industries in Wilton, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (20.6%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Wilton, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (7.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.1%)
  • Financial managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (11.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Financial managers (6.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.0%)
  • Lawyers (5.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Wilton, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wilton, Connecticut average temperatures Wilton, Connecticut average precipitation Wilton, Connecticut humidity Wilton, Connecticut wind speed Wilton, Connecticut snowfall Wilton, Connecticut sunshine Wilton, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
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 94.1. This is worse than average.

City:

94.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.227. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Wilton town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilton-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from Wilton 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 227.7 miles away from Wilton center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from Wilton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from Wilton 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 219.5 miles away from Wilton 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 117.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilton topographic map

Main business address for: PanAmSat Holding CORP (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC), STARTECH ENVIRONMENTAL CORP (MISC INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), GREENFIELD ONLINE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), PANAMSAT CORP /NEW/ (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wilton:

  • LOURDES HEALTH CARE CENTER, IN (345 BELDEN HILL ROAD)
  • WILTON MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CEN (439 DANBURY RD RT 7)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wilton:

  • SILVER HILL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • AURORA SENIOR LIVING OF NORWALK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • MEADOW RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST REDDING, CT)
  • WEST REGION-L F C BLDG 1 (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • WEST REGION-L F C BLDG 3 (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • LEA MANOR CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORWALK, CT)

Amtrak stations near Wilton:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilton:

  • Norwalk Community College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,085)
  • Fairfield University (about 10 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 11 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 13 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 14 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 14 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 16 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)

Public high schools in Wilton:

  • WILTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 915, Location: 395 DANBURY ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WILTON-WESTPORT EVENING SCHOOL (Location: 131 SCHOOL RD, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wilton:

  • THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 256, Location: 34 WHIPPLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 181, Location: 225 DANBURY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CONNECTICUT FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 317 NEW CANAAN RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Wilton

Library in Wilton:

  • WILTON LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $3,085,704; Location: 137 OLD RIDGEFIELD RD.; 122,867 books; 1,985 e-books; 13,482 audio materials; 7,708 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 217 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Graham Willliams

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wilton: Woodcock Nature Center (A), Wilton Station (B), Wilton Riding Club (C), South Wilton Station (D), Silvermine Golf Club (E), Rolling Hills Country Club (F), Cannondale Station (G), Comstock Community Center (H), Wilton Library Association (I), Wilton Historical Society Library (J), Wilton Historical Society Building (K), Wilton Heritage Museum (L), Wilton - Weston Advanced Life Support Association (M), Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps (N), Wilton Fire Department Station 2 (O), Wilton Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Shopping Center (1), Getaway Shopping Center (2), Georgetown Plaza Shopping Center (3), Cramer Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Wilton include: PanAmSat Holding CORP (A), STARTECH ENVIRONMENTAL CORP (B), GREENFIELD ONLINE INC (C), PANAMSAT CORP /NEW/ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilton include: Zion Hill Church (A), Our Lady of Fatima Church (B), Friends Church (C), Hope Evangelical Free Church (D), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (E), United Covenant Church (F), Wilton Baptist Church (G), Wilton Congregational Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Mathews Cemetery (1), Sharp Hill Cemetery (2), Hillside Cemetery (3), Bald Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Thayers Pond (A), Trails End Pond (B), Domenicks Pond (C), Hendersons Pond (D), Kents Pond (E), Mullens Pond (F), Spruce Pond (G), Sheffield Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mayapple Brook (A), Mullens Brook (B), Parting Brook (C), Silver Spring Brook (D), Spectacle Brook (E), Barretts Brook (F), Boone Brook (G), Bryant Brook (H), Chestnut Hill Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wilton include: Allens Meadows Park (1), Bradley Park (2), Cherry Lane Park (3), Weir Farm National Historic Site (4), Horseshoe Park (5), Old Post Office Square (6), Quarry Head Park (7), Schencks Island Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Wilton Historical Society Heritage Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 224 Danbury Road) (1), Dirt Camp (Tours & Charters; 120 Old Ridgefield Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Equity Corporate Housing (25 River Road) (1), Equitu Corporate Housing (25 River Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lydia Hearst-Shaw - Film actor, Matisse (singer) - Female singer, Daniel Kellogg - Composer, Dean Parisot - Film director/producer, Ryan Shields - College basketball player (Vermont Catamounts).

Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SECOND TAXING DISTRICT CITY OF NORWALK (Population served: 42,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
WOODCOCK NATURE CENTER INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WOOSTER MOUNTAIN GUN CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2008)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.3%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Wilton in 2010:

  • 171 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wilton in 2000:

  • 268 people in nursing homes
  • 131 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Wilton (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wilton Center Branch, Wilton Branch, South Wilton Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fairfield County Bank: Wilton Branch at 190 Old Ridgefield Road, branch established on 1998/02/15; Georgetown Branch at 941 Danbury Road, branch established on 1991/03/18. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,441.4 mil, Deposits: $1,172.5 mil, headquarters in Ridgefield, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • The Wilton Bank: Wilton Branch at 435 Danbury Road, branch established on 1998/06/17; at 47 Old Ridgefield Road, branch established on 1987/04/27. Info updated 2011/08/11: Bank assets: $76.4 mil, Deposits: $66.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Wilton Center Branch at 5 River Road, branch established on 1988/05/16; Wilton Branch at 31 Danbury Road, branch established on 1973/08/16. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wilton Branch at 44 Old Ridgefield Road, branch established on 1951/04/30; South Wilton Branch at 4 Danbury Road, branch established on 1958/03/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Wilton Branch at 30 Danbury Road, branch established on 2008/03/17. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wilton Center Branch at 117 Old Ridgefield Road, branch established on 1960/10/08. 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
  • Patriot National Bank: Wilton Center Branch at 5 River Road, branch established on 2004/11/15. Info updated 2007/08/28: Bank assets: $665.5 mil, Deposits: $548.0 mil, headquarters in Stamford, CT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Pnbk Sponsor Llc
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Wilton Center Branch at 219 Town Green, branch established on 1985/11/16. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wilton:

Marital status in Wilton, CT
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 71.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Wilton:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilton, CT (based on Fairfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
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: 223
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Fairfield County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
Connecticut:

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

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($133,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,479 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.69% ($67,908 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.55% ($142,930)
from New York County, NY  0.38% ($371,382)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($189,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,815 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.89% ($57,745 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.41% ($196,777)
to Westchester County, NY  0.26% ($144,605)
Businesses in Wilton, CT
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx4Starbucks1
GNC1Stop & Shop1
Gap1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1T.J.Maxx1
New Balance1The Athlete's Foot1
Nike1UPS4
Nissan1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilton:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSHU (1260 AM; 1 kW; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilton:

  • WSLX (91.9 FM; NEW CANAAN, CT; Owner: ST. LUKE'S FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEDW-FM (88.5 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWPT (90.3 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: WESTPORT CT. BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilton:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wilton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.4mTotal length
  • 117,499Total average daily traffic
  • 6,902Total average daily truck traffic
  • 174,591Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilton, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilton, CT

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 43. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 60 took place in 2003, and the least - 23 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Wilton, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.4%), and Outside Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wilton, CT
    • 40855.4%Structure Fires
    • 19326.2%Outside Fires
    • 9112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 446.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilton, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilton, CT
  • 89.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilton, CT
  • 50.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wilton compared to Connecticut state average:

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

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
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  • #32 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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