Stonington, Connecticut

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Population in 2019: 884 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 418  (47.3%)
Females: 466  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

59.0 years
Connecticut median age:

41.2 years

Zip codes: 06378.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $84,510 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Stonington:

$84,510
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $79,540 (it was $45,444 in 2000)

Stonington borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $624,393 (it was $337,500 in 2000)
Stonington:

$624,393
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $812,446; detached houses: $934,299; townhouses or other attached units: $316,868; in 2-unit structures: $605,663; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $411,184; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $767,859

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,430.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stonington: 114.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stonington, CT (2019)
    • 88395.4%White alone
    • 192.1%Asian alone
    • 80.9%Black alone
    • 50.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Stonington, Connecticut as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stonington is 322 to 1.


Crime rates in Stonington by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
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)
2
(10.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(21.7)
1
(5.3)
5
(26.9)
3
(16.2)
4
(21.6)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.9)
1
(5.4)
4
(21.5)
3
(16.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
4
(21.7)
5
(26.6)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.8)
6
(32.4)
8
(43.2)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.4)
5
(27.2)
3
(16.3)
2
(10.6)
4
(21.5)
7
(37.7)
4
(21.6)
9
(48.5)
10
(54.0)
10
(54.5)
13
(69.6)
8
(43.0)
10
(54.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(185.7)
6
(32.9)
19
(103.3)
28
(152.0)
41
(218.0)
52
(279.9)
66
(355.7)
92
(495.7)
46
(248.1)
42
(227.0)
55
(299.9)
36
(192.9)
26
(139.8)
31
(168.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
284
(1,551)
335
(1,835)
307
(1,669)
223
(1,211)
222
(1,180)
255
(1,373)
257
(1,385)
300
(1,616)
264
(1,424)
222
(1,200)
189
(1,031)
198
(1,061)
134
(720.4)
126
(683.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.3)
7
(38.0)
4
(21.3)
5
(26.9)
7
(37.7)
8
(43.1)
5
(27.0)
4
(21.6)
8
(43.6)
6
(32.1)
4
(21.5)
2
(10.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index87.479.093.289.378.5107.3105.4127.6100.293.787.081.567.785.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Stonington, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Connecticut average:

2.01
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Stonington, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (12.2%), American (11.7%), English (11.7%), Portuguese (7.4%), Polish (4.6%), Iranian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1662

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,631 people per square mile   (average).

Stonington, Connecticut map

82 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe).

This borough:

8.9%
Connecticut:

14.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $8,023 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,549 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (36.7 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (80.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (108.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Watch Hill, RI (1.8 miles),
Mystic, CT (1.8 miles ),
Pawcatuck, CT (2.0 miles ),
Misquamicut, RI (2.2 miles ),
Noank, CT (2.2 miles ),
Westerly, RI (2.3 miles ),
Groton Long Point borough, CT (2.4 miles ),
Old Mystic, CT (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 71.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Stonington, CT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stonington, CT in 2019
Stonington satellite photo by USGS

Stonington tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 1998: 94 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $272,200
  • 2006: 99 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $348,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $330,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $449,400
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $330,100
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $321,500
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $322,900
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $366,100
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $543,900
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $601,200
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $488,400
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $388,700
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $307,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Stonington, CT residents
Average permit cost in Stonington, CT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.6%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Most common industries in Stonington, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Stonington, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Art and design workers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Financial managers (4.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.1%)
  • Art and design workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Stonington, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stonington, Connecticut average temperatures Stonington, Connecticut average precipitation Stonington, Connecticut humidity Stonington, Connecticut wind speed Stonington, Connecticut snowfall Stonington, Connecticut sunshine Stonington, 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 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Stonington-area historical tornado activity is below Connecticut state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.8 miles away from the Stonington borough center injured 40 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 35.2 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stonington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 73% 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 219.5 miles away from Stonington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 237.8 miles away from Stonington 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 236.6 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 150.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from Stonington center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 169.0 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 New London County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Stonington:

  • BEACON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • APPLE REHAB MYSTIC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • AVALON HEALTH CARE CENTER AT STONERIDGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • PENDLETON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • MYSTIC HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MYSTIC, CT)
  • WATCH HILL MANOR LTD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTERLY, RI)
  • APPLE REHAB WATCH HILL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTERLY, RI)

Airports located in Stonington:

Amtrak stations near Stonington:

  • 4 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Stonington:

  • 13 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 13 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stonington:

  • Connecticut College (about 11 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 16 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 23 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 31 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 32 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • Salve Regina University (about 33 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 35 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Private high school in Stonington:

  • PINE POINT SCHOOL (Students: 246, Location: 89 BARNES RD, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Stonington:

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Library in Stonington:

  • STONINGTON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $294,497; Location: 20 HIGH ST.; 35,891 books; 18 e-books; 1,144 audio materials; 1,246 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stonington: Dodson Boat Yard (A), Stonington Town Dock (B), Stonington Borough Fire Department (C), Stonington Historical Society Library (D), Stonington Free Library Association (E), Borough Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stonington include: Calvary Episcopal Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Stonington Congregational Church (C), United Church of Stonington (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Robinson Burial Ground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Lighthouse Museum Stonington Historical Society (7 Water Street), Stonington Historical Society - Nathaniel B Palmer House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 40 Palmer Street).

Hotels: Antiques & Accommodations (32 Main Street), Carole Bobruff (3 Pondside Court), Sea Breeze Inn (812 Stonington Road), The Inn at Stonington (60 Water Street), Stonington Motel (901 Stonington Road).

Birthplace of: Wally Kopf - Professional baseball player, Annie Trumbull Slosson - Entomologist, Nathaniel Palmer - Sea captain, Matty McIntyre - Baseball player, Albert Marshman Palmer - Theatre manager, Erastus Wentworth - Missionary, George Adee - Football player, Gilbert Collins - Judge, James M. Pendleton - Politician, John Hart.

New London County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

1.8 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

45.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
19 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Stonington (2011 data):

  • Dime Bank: Stonington Branch at 4 Cannon Square, branch established on 2009/08/29. Info updated 2008/05/08: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $491.2 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Stonington:

Marital status in Stonington, CT
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Stonington:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Stonington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stonington, CT (based on New London County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
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: 48
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
New London County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
This county:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

7.6%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.4%
State:

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

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
Connecticut:

50.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.7%
Connecticut:

47.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.7%
Connecticut:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stonington:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stonington:

37.6%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Stonington:

55.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.0%
Connecticut:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stonington, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$13,653$81,9180$0
Financial Administration 1$5,852$70,2242$92
Firefighters 1$7,239$86,8682$2,305
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$6,086
Fire - Other 0$0 1$527
Totals for Government 4$26,744$80,23213$9,010

Stonington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $113,000 ($127.83)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($108.60)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $310,000 ($350.68)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($201.36)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($194.57)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($121.04)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($27.15)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($18.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($3.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($10.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $341,000 ($385.75)

Stonington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $112,000 ($126.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $197,000 ($222.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,000 ($5.66)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($18.10)
  • Tax - Property: $795,000 ($899.32)
    Other License: $4,000 ($4.52)

Stonington government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($84.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($45.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($39.59)

Stonington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $617,000 ($697.96)

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,769 average AGI)
New London County:

0.16%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, CT  0.50% ($39,711 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($78,134)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($66,551)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
New London County:

0.13%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windham County, CT  0.44% ($38,333 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.37% ($65,322)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.35% ($67,038)
Businesses in Stonington, CT
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Jones New York1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Stonington:

  • WXNI (1230 AM; 1 kW; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stonington:

  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLQ (88.1 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: SOUTHERN RI PUBLIC RADIO BROAD INC)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WADK-FM (99.3 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCRI (95.9 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRI LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Stonington:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Stonington: Charles D. Ennis.

  • Stonington, Connecticut
  • Fatal accident count94
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents133
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:38
  • Fatalities105
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents256
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents12
  • Connecticut average
  • Fatal accident count11871
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17407
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5083
  • Fatalities12830
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28844
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1070
See more detailed statistics of Stonington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.0mTotal length
  • 18,516Total average daily traffic
  • 723Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,514Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stonington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stonington, CT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stonington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Stonington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$418,7806$274,3531$400,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$319,1650$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$468,8300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7052.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$99,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7052.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Stonington, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stonington, CT
    • 7445.4%Structure Fires
    • 4326.4%Outside Fires
    • 2716.6%Other
    • 1911.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stonington, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stonington, CT
  • 58.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stonington, CT
  • 68.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 3.4%Utility gas


Stonington compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Stonington on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
There are 19 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Carl A. Reiser (25)
  • Howard A. Fromson (22)
  • Robert H. Perkinson (16)
  • Matthew Frank Brown (15)
  • Ronald P. Gladue (15)
  • John Leamon (11)
  • Shihshieh Huang (11)
  • Donald E. Nelson (10)
  • John A. Lowe, Iii (10)
  • Ashley Evans (7)

Total of 226 patent applications in 2008-2021.