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Population (year 2000): 6,627. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,266 (+9.6% change)
Males: 3,320 (50.1%), Females: 3,307 (49.9%)

Middlesex County

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $77,639 (year 2000)
Median house value: $192,900 (year 2000)

Durham, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Durham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: Italian (24.7%), Irish (19.9%), English (18.0%), Polish (16.2%), German (15.6%), French (6.3%).Connecticut

Elevation: 239 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Durham,

For population 25 years and over in Durham

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Durham town

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

3.8% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.4% North America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Meriden, (9.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (50.9 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

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Nearest cities: CT (0.0 miles Durham, CT (3.7 miles Middlefield, CT (5.7 miles Middletown, CT Portland, (8.4 miles CT (8.6 miles Higganum, CT (8.8 miles Cromwell,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 37 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,700

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 72.68 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Average climate in Durham, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Durham-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Durham city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 tornado 28.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chauncey Goodrich - (1759-1815), Senator from Connecticut, Todd Manjuck - College football player (Bucknell Bison).


Hospitals/medical centers near Durham:
  • CONNECTICUT VALLEY HOSP (about 6 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT)
  • MIDSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; MERIDEN, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Durham, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Durham:
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 19 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 21 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 32 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Durham:
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 9 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 10 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • CHESTER (about 14 miles; CHESTER, CT; ID: 3B9)

Amtrak stations near Durham:
  • 10 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 13 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.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Durham:
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,993)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
Public high school in Durham:
  • COGINCHAUG REGIONAL HIGH SCH (Students: 578; Location: 135 PICKETT LN.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Durham:
  • FRANK WARD STRONG SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 191 MAIN ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FREDERICK BREWSTER SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 126 TUTTLE RD.; Grades: PK - 02)
  • FRANCIS E. KORN SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 144 PICKETT LN.; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 135A PICKETT LANE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Durham:
  • LAKE GROVE-DURHAM SCH (Students: 106; Location: 459R WALLINGFORD ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Durham:
  • DURHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $330,866; Location: 7 MAPLE AVE.; 46,864 books; 1,822 audio materials; 2,406 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Durham: Linmar Dairy Farm (A), Durham Public Library (B).

Churches in Durham include: Church of the Epiphany (A), Notre Dame Church (B).

Lake: Allyn Millpond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chalker Brook (A), Cream Pot Brook (B), Parmalee Brook (C), Ball Brook (D), Allyn Brook (E), Hersig Brook (F), Fowley Brook (G).

Parks in Durham include: Durham Meadows Hunting Area (1), Main Street Historic District (2).

Post office: (A).  


Durham compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Durham:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Durham:
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, 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)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WGRS (91.5 FM; GUILFORD, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
TV broadcast stations around Durham:
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

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