Canterbury, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 5,132.
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 2,583  (50.3%)
Females: 2,549  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06331.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,467 (it was $55,547 in 2000)
Canterbury:

$76,467
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,745 (it was $22,317 in 2000)

Canterbury town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $236,607 (it was $130,400 in 2000)
Canterbury:

$236,607
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $228,485; detached houses: $238,965; townhouses or other attached units: $201,179; in 2-unit structures: $139,603; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,732; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,346; mobile homes: $161,263
March 2019 cost of living index in Canterbury: 116.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Canterbury, CT (2010)
    • 4,84394.4%White alone
    • 941.8%Hispanic
    • 861.7%Two or more races
    • 511.0%Black alone
    • 350.7%Asian alone
    • 210.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Canterbury, Connecticut as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canterbury is 513 to 1.


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Canterbury, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: French (26.5%), Irish (21.0%), English (17.0%), Polish (14.8%), German (11.4%), Italian (11.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1703

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 39.9 square miles.

Population density: 129 people per square mile   (very low).

Canterbury, Connecticut map

65 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Connecticut:

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

1.5% ($1,961)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (27.5 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (63.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Scotland, CT (2.0 miles ),
Plainfield Village, CT (2.1 miles ),
Plainfield, CT (2.2 miles ),
Wauregan, CT (2.4 miles ),
Hampton, CT (2.4 miles ),
Sprague, CT (2.5 miles ),
Jewett City borough, CT (2.5 miles ),
Moosup, CT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.00 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Canterbury, CT in 2019
Canterbury satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2019: 15 buildings, average cost: $166,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Canterbury, CT residents
Average permit cost in Canterbury, CT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Canterbury, CT
Historical housing units in Canterbury, CT
Most common industries in Canterbury, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Canterbury, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Canterbury, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canterbury, Connecticut average temperatures Canterbury, Connecticut average precipitation Canterbury, Connecticut humidity Canterbury, Connecticut wind speed Canterbury, Connecticut snowfall Canterbury, Connecticut sunshine Canterbury, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Canterbury-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the Canterbury town 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 26.9 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canterbury-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 72% 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 196.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from Canterbury 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) earthquake occurred 211.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from Canterbury 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 200.0 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 Windham County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canterbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Canterbury:

  • VILLAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • VILLA MARIA NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLAINFIELD, CT)
  • PIERCE MEM BAPTIST HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BROOKLYN, CT)
  • DOUGLAS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • ST JOSEPHS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF DANIELSON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DANIELSON, CT)
  • NATCHAUG HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)

Amtrak station near Canterbury:

  • 17 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canterbury:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 12 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 14 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • University of Connecticut (about 15 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Connecticut College (about 23 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 26 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 27 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bryant University (about 29 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canterbury:

See full list of schools located in Canterbury

Library in Canterbury:

  • CANTERBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,188; Location: 1 MUNICIPAL DRIVE; 17,928 books; 18 e-books; 865 audio materials; 1,674 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Canterbury: Prudence Crandall Museum Library (A), Prudence Crandall Museum (B), Canterbury Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canterbury include: Faith Community Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Saint Augustines Church (C), Westminster Congregational Church (D), Calvary Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bennett Cemetery (1), Bradford Cemetery (2), Carey Cemetery (3), Raymond Cemetery (4), Wheeler Cemetery (5), Westminster Cemetery (6), Center Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wright Pond (A), Fort Ned Pond (B), Bates Pond (C), Bennett Pond (D), Frank Bennett Pond (E), Burr Smith Pond (F), Lisbon Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A), Monty Brook (B), Mudhole Brook (C), Peck Brook (D), Smith Brook (E), Tatnic Brook (F), Bates Brook (G), Bennett Brook (H), Blackwell Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canterbury: Canterbury Green (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John Adams (educator) - Educator, Frank Dascoli - Baseball umpire, John Bacon (Massachusetts) - Politician, William D. Williamson - Politician, Joseph Williamson (Maine politician) - Politician in Maine.

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

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

MEADOWS APARTMENTS (Population served: 301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
  • Public Education - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2009)
WRIGHTS MILL FARM - LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WRIGHTS MILL FARM - PAVILION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.4%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.0%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

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

3.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Banks with branches in Canterbury (2011 data):

  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: Canterbury Branch at 180 Westminster Rd Route 14, branch established on 1987/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, headquarters in Willimantic, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Canterbury:

Marital status in Canterbury, CT
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Canterbury:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canterbury, 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
Windham County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

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

18.7%
State:

15.8%

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 Canterbury, CT

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Canterbury:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canterbury:

  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Canterbury:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
Canterbury fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Canterbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.3mTotal length
  • 172,690Total average daily traffic
  • 13,956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 256,602Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Canterbury, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Canterbury, CT

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 14 (Lat: 41.691778 Lon: -71.968417), Call Sign: KCN442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008-2358, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 206-3097, Email:
  • 67 Kitt Rd (Lat: 41.702306 Lon: -71.988194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQNJ737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/25/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Thomas Millerd, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • 45 Westminster Road (Lat: 41.697556 Lon: -71.978472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQOH622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/28/2021, Certifier: Thomas Millerd, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CANTERBURY, 7 Colburn Rd (Lat: 41.711139 Lon: -72.022806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WRDS975, Licensee ID: L00435553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 07/13/2019, Expiration Date: 07/13/2029, Certifier: Bruce Marcus, Registrant: Marcus Spectrum Holdings, LLC, Manchester, CT 06045, Phone: (860) 646-1839, Fax: (860) 649-8492, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canterbury)

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 fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2017, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Canterbury, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.8%), and Outside Fires (24.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canterbury, CT
    • 27462.8%Structure Fires
    • 10824.8%Outside Fires
    • 368.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 184.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canterbury, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canterbury, CT
  • 81.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canterbury, CT
  • 64.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.0%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood


Canterbury compared to Connecticut 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 significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Canterbury on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: food (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (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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