Wilton Center, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 732.
Males: 318  (43.5%)
Females: 414  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Connecticut median age:

41.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $97,053
Wilton Center:

$97,053
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $58,815

Wilton Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $444,500
Wilton Center:

$444,500
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $433,994; townhouses or other attached units: $344,322; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $439,923; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $726,164

Median gross rent in 2019: $3,185.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilton Center: 138.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.9%
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  • Races in Wilton Center, CT (2019)
    • 58874.7%White alone
    • 10613.5%Asian alone
    • 668.4%Hispanic
    • 172.2%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: Italian (14.7%), Irish (9.8%), Polish (7.8%), Latvian (6.1%), British (5.9%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

241 residents are foreign born (13.3% Europe, 3.4% Latin America).

This place:

30.6%
Connecticut:

14.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,873 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,068 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norwalk, CT (5.4 miles , pop. 82,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (31.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (33.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Wilton, CT (1.0 miles ),
Cannondale, CT (1.4 miles),
Weston, CT (1.9 miles ),
New Canaan, CT (2.0 miles ),
Georgetown, CT (2.2 miles ),
Westport, CT (2.3 miles ),
Norwalk, CT (2.3 miles ),
Scotts Corners, NY (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.19 N, Longitude: 73.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Distribution of median household income in Wilton Center, CT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wilton Center, CT in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.1. This is worse than average.

City:

94.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.232. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.232
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.43
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the Wilton Center place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilton Center-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 196.8 miles away from Wilton Center center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from Wilton Center center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 330.3 miles away from Wilton Center 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 228.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from Wilton Center center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from Wilton Center center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilton Center:

  • LOURDES HEALTH CARE CENTER, IN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILTON, CT)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • SILVER HILL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • AURORA SENIOR LIVING OF NORWALK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • WEST REGION-L F C BLDG 1 (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • WEST REGION-L F C BLDG 3 (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NORWALK, CT)
  • LEA MANOR CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWALK, CT)

Amtrak stations near Wilton Center:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilton Center:

  • Norwalk Community College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,085)
  • Fairfield University (about 10 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 10 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 13 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 13 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 15 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 15 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,345)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wilton Library Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wilton Center include: Horseshoe Park (1), Schencks Island Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

1.7 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

39.7%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Wilton Center:

Marital status in Wilton Center, CT
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wilton Center:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Connecticut average:

12.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
Connecticut:

15.8%

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

Here:

4.33%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

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

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

5.30%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

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

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.89% ($57,745 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.41% ($196,777)
to Westchester County, NY  0.26% ($144,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilton Center:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WSHU (1260 AM; 1 kW; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNLK (1350 AM; 1 kW; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilton Center:

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

TV broadcast stations around Wilton Center:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • 36,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,492Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilton Center, CT
  • 82.2%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilton Center, CT
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wilton Center compared to Connecticut state average:

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

Wilton Center on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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