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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 2012: $173,056 (it was $141,428 in 2000)
Wilton:

$173,056
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $82,880

Wilton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $839,364 (it was $551,600 in 2000)
Wilton:

$839,364
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,065,656; Detached houses: $1,100,994; Townhouses or other attached units: $605,332; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $386,980; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $391,083

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  • White alone - 16,255 (90.0%)
  • Asian alone - 821 (4.5%)
  • Hispanic - 537 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 244 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 164 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilton: 400.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Wilton town:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 71.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

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

This town:  8.9%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wilton, Connecticut as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilton to the number of sex offenders is 8,886 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Wilton town:  1.2% ($6,354)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
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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+: New York, NY (42.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 73.44 W

Area code: 203

Wilton household income distribution Wilton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Wilton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000100000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.05.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.5
Rapes 100100000000
per 100,000 5.80.00.05.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 103001622000
per 100,000 5.80.016.70.00.05.633.611.311.30.00.00.0
Assaults 1031200511021
per 100,000 57.816.95.611.10.00.028.05.65.60.011.15.5
Burglaries 445124222617161915201717
per 100,000 254.5287.6134.0122.1144.394.889.5107.284.7111.193.992.9
Thefts 16015210084961231028987769875
per 100,000 925.3857.1558.1466.3532.7685.9570.5502.3491.5422.1541.6410.0
Auto thefts 539744212011
per 100,000 28.916.950.238.922.222.311.25.611.30.05.55.5
Arson 100000010000
per 100,000 5.80.00.00.00.00.00.05.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 78.161.643.650.034.539.147.533.932.325.732.236.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Connecticut average:

2.36

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Wilton, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
  • Chemicals (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Financial managers (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 8% 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 slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Wilton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 11.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Wilton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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/medical centers in Wilton:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Wilton, 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.

Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/WILTON/wilton.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilton:

  • Norwalk Community College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Fairfield University (about 11 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 3,671)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 11 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 13 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 14 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 14 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,882)
  • Porter and Chester Institute (about 16 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,845)

Public high school in Wilton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wilton:

  • THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 34 WHIPPLE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 225 DANBURY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CONNECTICUT FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 317A NEW CANAAN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, INC. (Students: 31; Location: 531 DANBURY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Wilton, School District: WILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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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

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

 
Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.59

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

SECOND TAXING DISTRICT CITY OF NORWALK (Population served: 42000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - 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)
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
WILTON RIDING CLUB, INC (Address: 60 RIDING CLUB ROAD , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WOOSTER MOUNTAIN GUN CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-10-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JAN-04-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wilton, CT

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

Wilton compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value 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 above 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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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Wilton town (based on Fairfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.14%
Here70.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($99,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,364 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.20%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  0.68% ($52,105 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.53% ($116,933)
from New York County, NY  0.33% ($276,003)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($93,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,488 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Haven County, CT  1.29% ($53,789 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.34% ($140,435)
to Litchfield County, CT  0.25% ($63,262)

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 (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $50,000
Total average daily traffic: 164,625
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,505
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 82,316

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wilton, CT


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 121
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Wilton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilton, CT
Businesses in Wilton, CT
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx4Starbucks1
GNC1Subway1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
MasterBrand Cabinets1The Athlete's Foot1
New Balance1UPS4
Nike1YMCA1
Outback1
Browse common businesses in Wilton, CT


Wilton on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 5,000+)"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Data processing and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services"
  • #39 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable dividends in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #54 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 (06897) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chandrasekhar Narayanaswami (34)
  • Paul T. Breitenbach (22)
  • Raphael Schlanger (15)
  • Bhavani Raghuraman (14)
  • Jan Berman (11)
  • Yongdong Wang (10)
  • David H. Harkness (10)
  • Yigal Rozenberg (8)
  • Richard Crockett (8)
  • Christopher D. Thom (7)

Total of 362 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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