Thomaston, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 7,887.
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 3,821  (48.4%)
Females: 4,066  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06787.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,344 (it was $54,297 in 2000)
Thomaston:

$78,344
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,809 (it was $24,799 in 2000)

Thomaston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $216,093 (it was $131,700 in 2000)
Thomaston:

$216,093
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $363,329; detached houses: $383,384; townhouses or other attached units: $198,496; in 2-unit structures: $212,262; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,233; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,829; mobile homes: $218,132; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $131,123
March 2019 cost of living index in Thomaston: 140.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Thomaston, CT (2010)
    • 7,51195.2%White alone
    • 2022.6%Hispanic
    • 660.8%Two or more races
    • 580.7%Asian alone
    • 270.3%Black alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Thomaston, Connecticut as of August 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thomaston is 1,577 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Thomaston by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
3
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(66.1)
1
(13.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.4)
2
(26.5)
2
(26.4)
1
(13.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.7)
1
(12.6)
4
(50.6)
4
(50.9)
4
(51.6)
3
(38.8)
3
(39.3)
7
(92.5)
4
(53.0)
4
(52.9)
2
(26.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(353.3)
17
(216.5)
24
(308.0)
27
(340.6)
31
(392.3)
58
(738.0)
46
(592.9)
19
(245.7)
9
(117.9)
26
(343.5)
24
(318.0)
16
(211.6)
6
(79.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(1,249)
91
(1,159)
87
(1,117)
95
(1,198)
92
(1,164)
72
(916.1)
57
(734.7)
59
(763.1)
41
(537.0)
116
(1,532)
82
(1,086)
57
(753.7)
46
(611.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(151.4)
18
(229.2)
10
(128.3)
5
(63.1)
8
(101.2)
8
(101.8)
5
(64.4)
6
(77.6)
4
(52.4)
8
(105.7)
10
(132.5)
8
(105.8)
6
(79.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
2
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index89.386.281.679.392.3106.694.161.752.3151.994.9124.856.4

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 Thomaston, CT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Connecticut average:

2.01
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Ancestries: Irish (24.7%), Italian (22.1%), English (15.1%), Polish (11.8%), French (11.6%), German (10.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1875

Elevation: 393 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles.

Population density: 657 people per square mile   (low).

Thomaston, Connecticut map

224 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

3.0%
Connecticut:

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

2.0% ($2,634)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (7.7 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (69.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (70.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Plymouth, CT (1.8 miles ),
Terryville, CT (2.0 miles ),
Watertown, CT (2.2 miles ),
Oakville, CT (2.3 miles ),
Harwinton, CT (2.5 miles ),
Bethlehem Village, CT (2.6 miles ),
Morris, CT (2.6 miles ),
Bethlehem, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 73.08 W

Area code: 860

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Thomaston, CT residents
Average permit cost in Thomaston, CT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Thomaston, CT
Historical housing units in Thomaston, CT
Most common industries in Thomaston, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Thomaston, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.1%)

Average climate in Thomaston, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thomaston, Connecticut average temperatures Thomaston, Connecticut average precipitation Thomaston, Connecticut humidity Thomaston, Connecticut wind speed Thomaston, Connecticut snowfall Thomaston, Connecticut sunshine Thomaston, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.66
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Thomaston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Thomaston town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thomaston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 70% 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 170.2 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 198.9 miles away from Thomaston 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 197.4 miles away from Thomaston 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 147.3 miles away from Thomaston center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 366.3 miles away from Thomaston center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Thomaston 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 Litchfield County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thomaston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thomaston:

  • COOK WILLOW CONVALESCENT HOSPI (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PLYMOUTH, CT)
  • COOK-WILLOW REST CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PLYMOUTH, CT)
  • HOSPICE PROFJECT CARE INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • C I B: WATERTOWN COM. RES. (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WATERTOWN, CT)
  • AURORA SENIOR LIVING OF BUCK HILL, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)
  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF WATERBURY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERBURY, CT)

Heliports located in Thomaston:

Amtrak stations near Thomaston:

  • 17 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomaston:

  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 9 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,250)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 10 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 11 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 20 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • University of Hartford (about 21 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)

Public high school in Thomaston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Thomaston:

See full list of schools located in Thomaston

Library in Thomaston:

  • THOMASTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $358,381; Location: 248 MAIN ST.; 46,581 books; 2,674 e-books; 2,194 audio materials; 3,343 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 181 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thomaston: Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance Corps (A), Thomaston Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Thomaston: Covenant Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Northfield Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dan Phelan - Baseball player, Grattan O'Connell - Football player, Thomas James Reeves - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

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

2.5 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.9%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


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

4.2%
Whole state:

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

1.1%
Whole state:

3.9%
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Thomaston (2011 data):

  • Thomaston Savings Bank: South Main Street Branch at 508 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/01/05; at 203 Main Street, branch established on 1874/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $692.2 mil, Deposits: $559.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Thomaston Branch at 155 Main Street, branch established on 1950/08/21. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Thomaston:

Marital status in Thomaston, CT
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Thomaston:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thomaston, CT (based on Litchfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
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: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Here:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Litchfield County:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

11.8%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  1.18% ($53,686 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($57,673)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.83% ($91,557)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.95% ($51,717 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.90% ($56,439)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.60% ($78,338)
Businesses in Thomaston, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts2Mazda1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thomaston:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1 kW; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPRX (1120 AM; 1 kW; BRISTOL, CT; Owner: NIEVEZQUEZ PRODUCTIONS, INC)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCO (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thomaston:

  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; LITCHFIELD, CT; Owner: LOCAL GIRLS & BOYS B/CASTING CORP.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; TORRINGTON, CT; Owner: NUTMEG CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Thomaston:

  • 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.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Thomaston: Thomas James Reeves.

Thomaston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Thomaston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 505ft / 154mTotal length
  • $13,778,000Total costs
  • 322,091Total average daily traffic
  • 16,933Total average daily truck traffic
  • 398,212Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thomaston, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 321960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thomaston, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Thomaston)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • FIRE DEPT, 245 South Main Street (Lat: 41.667444 Lon: -73.079056), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: KCR916,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2003, Expiration Date: 01/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013, Registrant: Utility Communications Inc, 920 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:
  • Rt 109 Branch Rd Control Station Wigwam Reservoir (Lat: 41.672306 Lon: -73.138167), Call Sign: KFO834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2000, Expiration Date: 11/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2003, Registrant: City Of Waterbury, 51 E Aurora St, Waterbury, CT 06708-2022, Phone: (203) 574-6700
  • Rt 6 Black Rock State Park (Lat: 41.653972 Lon: -73.099833), Call Sign: KUZ972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2021, Expiration Date: 02/26/2031, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, Dept Of Energy And Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, Phone: (860) 424-3185, Fax: (860) 424-4069, Email:
  • 242 E Main St (Lat: 41.673500 Lon: -73.068389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQIV889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.350 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2018, Expiration Date: 05/30/2028, Certifier: Howard Pincus, Registrant: Naugatuck Railroad, Plymouth, CT 06782, Phone: (860) 484-5031, Email:
  • PLEASANT ST, 47 Plesant St (Lat: 41.675361 Lon: -73.064333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQQA275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.412 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Paul Marinuzzi, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 41.679472 Lon: -73.116306, Call Sign: WQSJ710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2013, Expiration Date: 09/28/2023, Certifier: James Campbell, Registrant: Utility Communications Inc, 280 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 860-1309, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:
  • Lat: 41.672778 Lon: -73.075278, Call Sign: WRBX830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.262 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.387 MHz, 463.750 MHz, 463.425 MHz, 464.087 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2018, Expiration Date: 07/19/2028, Certifier: Jeff Madden, Registrant: Utility Communications Inc, 920 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Various Locations (Lat: 41.674528 Lon: -73.133694), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTI980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • CHAPEL ST MN, 580 Chapel Street (Ct-11-364-B) (Lat: 41.663472 Lon: -73.074278), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQSV402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: James Campbell, Registrant: Utility Communications, Inc., 920 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:
  • PDHQ FLTROOF, Grand St. (Lat: 41.672861 Lon: -73.075556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQSV420,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: James Campbell, Registrant: Utility Communications, Inc., 920 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Fax: (203) 248-9167, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thomaston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4969N, N4969N, N-4969N, Serial Number: 18267490, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 07/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Green, 222 Bayberry Dr, Thomaston, CT 06787
  • Aircraft: CESSNA/AIR REPAIR INC 305F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60537, N60537, N-60537, Serial Number: AR-9, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas V Samela, 45 Baum Dr, Thomaston, CT 06787
  • Aircraft: REPUBLIC RC-3 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A8 SERIES (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6522K, N6522K, N-6522K, Serial Number: 788, Year manufactured: 0000, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth F Deyo, 7 Pegs Way, Thomaston, CT 06787
  • Aircraft: BEECH B-55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 157 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 777WW, N777WW, N-777WW, Serial Number: TC-1977, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/28/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Ees LLC, Po Box 508, Thomaston, CT 06787

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 37 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Thomaston, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Thomaston, CT
    • 16242.3%Structure Fires
    • 12332.1%Outside Fires
    • 8622.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thomaston, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thomaston, CT
  • 66.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thomaston, CT
  • 49.4%Electricity
  • 27.7%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Thomaston 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.
  • 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.

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 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 industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
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  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 (06787) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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