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Population (year 2000): 28,683. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,089 (+1.4% change)
Males: 13,496 (47.1%), Females: 15,187 (52.9%)

New Haven County

Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $58,009 (year 2000)
Median house value: $184,400 (year 2000)

Branford, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Branford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (30.2%), Irish (21.2%), English (12.4%), German (11.4%), Polish (7.5%), French (4.2%).Connecticut

Elevation: 49 feet

Branford,

For population 25 years and over in Branford

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Branford town

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7.0% Foreign born (3.2% Europe, 2.3% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haven, CT New (7.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (35.5 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (85.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, CT (0.2 miles Branford Haven, CT East (3.6 miles Branford, CT (4.7 miles North Haven, CT (7.7 miles North Haven, CT New (7.7 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $227,300
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $307,800
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $265,700

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 72.82 W

Area code: 203

Branford, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.9%), Retail trade (12.0%), Manufacturing (11.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Crime in Branford by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0
Rapes 13 18 9 5 9 14
    per 100,000 45.3 62.8 31.4 17.4 31.4 48.8
Robberies 9 8 14 10 15 17
    per 100,000 31.4 27.9 48.8 34.9 52.3 59.3
Assaults 10 15 29 17 15 13
    per 100,000 34.9 52.3 101.1 59.3 52.3 45.3
Burglaries 79 67 67 60 77 66
    per 100,000 275.4 233.6 233.6 209.2 268.5 230.1
Thefts 723 633 746 714 723 677
    per 100,000 2520.7 2206.9 2600.8 2489.3 2520.7 2360.3
Auto thefts 35 51 46 80 43 28
    per 100,000 122.0 177.8 160.4 278.9 149.9 97.6
167.9 162.8 180.6 165.8 173.8 164.7

Average climate in Branford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Branford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Branford city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: NEUROGEN CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospital/medical center in Branford:
  • CONNECTICUT HOSPICE INC,THE (100 DOUBLE BEACH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Branford:
  • HOSPITAL OF ST RAPHAEL (about 9 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)
  • YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)
  • CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 10 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Branford, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Branford:
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 6 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 34 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Branford:
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 15 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 16 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • GRISWOLD (about 20 miles; MADISON, CT; ID: N04)

Amtrak stations near Branford:
  • 8 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.
  • 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.
Colleges/Universities in Branford:
  • BRANFORD HALL CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 433; Location: 1 SUMMIT PLACE; Private, for-profit; Website: msinusas@branfordhall.com)
  • CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF ELECTRONICS (FT enrollment: 171; Location: 221 W MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ctschoolofelectronics.com)
  • SHORELINE SCHOOL OF ART AND MUSIC (Location: 215 E MAIN ST RT 1; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Branford:
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,100)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 11 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
Public high school in Branford:
  • BRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,173; Location: 185 EAST MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Branford:
  • FRANCIS WALSH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 1,157; Location: 185 DAMASCUS RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARY R. TISKO SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 118 DAMASCUS RD.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MARY T. MURPHY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 14 BRUSHY PLAIN RD.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JOHN B. SLINEY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 23 EADES ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • INDIAN NECK SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 12 MELROSE AVE.; Grades: PK - PK)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 1111 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Branford:
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 62 CEDAR STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WIGHTWOOD (Students: 81; Location: 56 STONY CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
Libraries in Branford:
  • JAMES BLACKSTONE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $888,929; Location: 758 MAIN ST.; 79,584 books; 3,383 audio materials; 2,948 video materials; 211 serial subscriptions)
  • WILLOUGHBY WALLACE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,888; Location: 146 THIMBLE ISLANDS ROAD; 20,000 books; 1,600 audio materials; 1,150 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

Branford 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Branford:
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WAVZ (1300 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WYBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Branford:
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNHU (88.7 FM; WEST HAVEN, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Branford:
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)

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