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Population (year 2000): 71,538. Estimated population in July 2005: 71,254 (-0.4% change)
Males: 34,257 (47.9%), Females: 37,281 (52.1%)

Hartford County

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $34,185 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,900 (year 2000)

New Britain, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in New Britain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.8%)
  • Hispanic (26.8%)
  • Other race (13.1%)
  • Black (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (19.9%), Italian (12.9%), Irish (7.8%), French (5.6%), German (4.3%), English (3.7%).Britain, Connecticut

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 13.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Britain

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Britain city

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

18.0% Foreign born (12.1% Europe, 2.6% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,947 (-5.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (62.8 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (102.8 miles www.RockyHillMarriott.com )

Nearest cities: Britain, CT (0.0 miles New CT (3.3 miles Kensington, CT (3.8 miles Newington, CT Berlin, (4.5 miles CT (4.6 miles Farmington, CT (5.1 miles Plainville, Hartford, CT (6.6 miles West


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $31,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $73,700

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 72.78 W

Area code: 860

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.0%), Manufacturing (19.5%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,514 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,052 (29.1%)

Crime in New Britain by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 3 0 0 3
    per 100,000 1.4 1.4 4.2 0.0 0.0 4.2
Rapes 10 17 18 14 8 7
    per 100,000 14.0 23.8 25.2 19.6 11.2 9.8
Robberies 134 169 152 158 122 166
    per 100,000 187.3 236.2 212.5 220.9 170.5 232.0
Assaults 195 177 168 148 145 115
    per 100,000 272.6 247.4 234.8 206.9 202.7 160.8
Burglaries 998 864 870 637 587 652
    per 100,000 1395.1 1207.7 1216.1 890.4 820.5 911.4
Thefts 2,242 2,343 2,288 2,009 1,977 1,943
    per 100,000 3134.0 3275.2 3198.3 2808.3 2763.6 2716.0
Auto thefts 383 402 507 515 327 373
    per 100,000 535.4 561.9 708.7 719.9 457.1 521.4
383.5 391.8 394.7 347.7 300.7 324.0

Average climate in New Britain, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Britain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the New Britain city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Carl Pavano - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Jan 8, 1976), Ricky Bottalico - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Aug 26, 1969), Tebucky Jones - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Oct 6, 1974), Brian Glowiak - College basketball player (Hartford Hawks), Jonathan Plefka - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders), Julian Cartie - College football player (Buffalo Bulls).

Main business address for: ACMAT CORP (SURETY INSURANCE), STANLEY WORKS (CUTLERY, HANDTOOLS & GENERAL HARDWARE), MOORE MEDICAL CORP (WHOLESALE-MEDICAL, DENTAL & HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in New Britain:
  • HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL CARE (2150 CORBIN AVE)
  • NEW BRITAIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (100 GRAND STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Britain:
  • CEDARCREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; NEWINGTON, CT)
  • JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; FARMINGTON, CT)
  • BRADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (about 8 miles; SOUTHINGTON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in New Britain, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Britain:
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 11 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 20 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 30 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Britain:
  • ROBERTSON FIELD (about 5 miles; PLAINVILLE, CT; ID: 4B8)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 13 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 14 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)

Amtrak stations near New Britain:
  • 3 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.
  • 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.
  • 10 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 20 $71,971 $43,182 0 $0
Financial Administration 33 $138,198 $50,253 1 $213
Other Government Administration 23 $89,621 $46,758 3 $4,256
Police Protection - Officers 154 $877,903 $68,408 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $39,059 $42,609 10 $12,530
Firefighters 139 $833,281 $71,937 0 $0
Fire - Other 15 $69,022 $55,217 3 $3,078
Streets and Highways 44 $196,776 $53,666 2 $788
Welfare 10 $43,063 $51,675 6 $3,503
Health 12 $46,699 $46,699 3 $5,226
Parks and Recreation 68 $257,431 $45,429 115 $62,741
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $55,562 $60,613 0 $0
Water Supply 53 $216,760 $49,077 2 $2,755
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 830 $5,490,697 $79,383 310 $552,211
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 508 $614,524 $14,516 82 $68,779
Other and Unallocable 54 $182,705 $40,601 4 $4,296
Judicial and Legal 7 $40,667 $69,714 1 $2,795
Totals for Government 1992 $9,263,940 $55,806 542 $723,171
Colleges/Universities in New Britain:
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 8,967; Location: 1615 STANLEY ST; Public; Website: www.ccsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CHARTER OAK STATE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 589; Location: 55 PAUL J MANAFORT DR; Public; Website: www.cosc.edu)
  • NEW ENGLAND TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF CONNECTICUT INC (FT enrollment: 413; Location: 200 JOHN DOWNEY DR; Private, for-profit; Website: GONewEnglandTech.com)
  • E C GOODWIN REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Location: 735 SLATER RD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near New Britain:
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,056)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 9 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 5,557)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
Public high schools in New Britain:
  • NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,969; Location: 110 MILL ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • E. C. GOODWIN V-T SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 735 SLATER RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in New Britain:
  • MARY IMMACULATE ACADEMY (Students: 148; Location: 370 OSGOOD AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Britain:
  • PULASKI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 952; Location: 757 FARMINGTON AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SLADE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 183 STEELE ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 40 GOODWIN ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SMALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 665; Location: 175 WEST ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SMITH SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 142 RUTHERFORD ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 120 NEWINGTON AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DILORETO MAGNET (Students: 585; Location: 732 SLATER RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GAFFNEY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 322 SLATER RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 145 STEELE ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 140 HORSE PLAIN RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in New Britain:
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 35 ORANGE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 221 FARMINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 29 EDSON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI MIDDLE SC (Students: 159; Location: 30 PENDLETON ROAD; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ST MATTHEWS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 87 FRANKLIN SQ; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in New Britain:
  • NEW BRITAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,458,542; Location: 20 HIGH ST.; 230,648 books; 3,534 audio materials; 4,466 video materials; 406 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New Britain: Arute Athletic Field (A), Irwin Home (B), Stanley Golf Course (C), Stanley Municipal Golf Course (D), Whiting Industrial Park (E), Central Connecticut State University Administrative Building (F), Central Connecticut State University Fine Arts Center (G), Copernicus Hall and Observtory (H), North Hall (I), Gallaudet Hall (J), Newman Center (K), John N Badolato Parking Garage (L), Polish Orphanage (M), Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut Archives and Resource Center (N), Kaiser Hall (O), New Britain Youth Museum (P), New Britain Public Library (Q), New Britain Opera House (R), New Britain Museum of American Art Library (S), New Britain Museum of American Art (T).

Shopping Centers: Barnesdale Shopping Center (1), Columbus Plaza Shopping Center (2), The Epicure Shopping Center (3), West Ridge Shopping Center (4), Hardware City Shopping Center (5), New Brite Plaza Shopping Center (6).

Churches in New Britain include: Calvary Christian Center (A), African Methodist Resurrection Episcopal Zion Church (B), Sacred Heart Church of New Britain (C), Saint Andrews Church (D), Saint Anns Church (E), Asamblea De Iglesia Pentecost (F), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (G), Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Thomas Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Holy Trinity Cemetery (3), Russian Orthodox Greek Cemetery (4), Fairview Cemetery (5), Transfiguration of the Lord Jesus Christ Cemetery (6), Polish Cemetery (7).

Lakes: Shultz Pond (A), Shuttle Meadow Pond (B), Doerrs Pond (C), Lower Pond (D).

Parks in New Britain include: Hart Park (1), Chesley Park (2), Smalley Park (3), Stanley Park (4), Stanley Quarter Park (5), Washington Park (6), City Hall-Monument Historic District (7), Walnut Hill Park (8), Walnut Hill District Historic District (9).

Post office: (A).  


New Britain compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in New Britain:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in New Britain:
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • 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)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around New Britain:
  • 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)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)

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