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Population (year 2000): 49,976. Estimated population in July 2005: 49,943 (-0.1% change)
Males: 23,539 (47.1%), Females: 26,437 (52.9%)

Fairfield County

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Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $53,494 (year 2000)
Median house value: $163,400 (year 2000)

Stratford, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Stratford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.7%)
  • Black (9.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.8%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (22.5%), Irish (18.1%), Polish (10.4%), German (9.7%), English (8.0%), Slovak (6.3%).

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Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 17.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Stratford

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stratford town

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

8.9% Foreign born (4.1% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT (4.3 miles Bridgeport, pop. 139,529).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (32.6 miles Islip, pop. 322,612).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (63.9 miles Connecticut.ForSaleHomes.org )

Nearest cities: CT Stratford, (0.0 miles )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 73.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Manufacturing (17.5%), Retail trade (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.1%).


 

Crime in Stratford by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 2 2 0
    per 100,000 2.0 0.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 0.0
Rapes 12 12 10 11 8 8
    per 100,000 24.0 24.0 20.0 22.0 16.0 16.0
Robberies 52 58 53 61 73 58
    per 100,000 104.0 116.1 106.1 122.1 146.1 116.1
Assaults 26 43 41 40 31 49
    per 100,000 52.0 86.0 82.0 80.0 62.0 98.0
Burglaries 240 272 233 294 314 296
    per 100,000 480.2 544.3 466.2 588.3 628.3 592.3
Thefts 986 921 813 975 1,290 1,224
    per 100,000 1972.9 1842.9 1626.8 1950.9 2581.2 2449.2
Auto thefts 257 275 246 201 218 196
    per 100,000 514.2 550.3 492.2 402.2 436.2 392.2
206.9 217.5 195.3 216.8 248.8 231.6


Average climate in Stratford, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stratford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Stratford 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 24.1 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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Hospitals/medical centers near Stratford:
  • BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)
  • SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH (about 3 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)
  • ST VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Stratford, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stratford:
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 18 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 26 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stratford:
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 19 miles; OXFORD, CT; ID: OXC)
  • LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 29 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 31 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)

Amtrak stations near Stratford:
  • 5 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.
  • 16 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.

Colleges/Universities in Stratford:
  • PORTER AND CHESTER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 212; Location: 670 LORDSHIP BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING (Location: 80 FERRY BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • SCHOOL FOR AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (Location: GREAT MEADOW RD; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratford:
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 13 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 18 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
Public high schools in Stratford:
  • BUNNELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,352; Location: 1 BULLDOG BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • STRATFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 959; Location: 45 NORTH PARADE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Stratford:
  • STRATFORD ACADEMY (Students: 735; Location: 719 BIRDSEYE ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HARRY B. FLOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 712; Location: 490 CHAPEL ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SECOND HILL LANE SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 65 SECOND HILL LN.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DAVID WOOSTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 592; Location: 150 LINCOLN ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WHITNEY SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 1130 HUNTINGTON RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CHAPEL SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 380 CHAPEL ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WILCOXSON SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 600 WILCOXSON AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NICHOLS SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 396 NICHOLS AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FRANKLIN SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 1895 BARNUM AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 55 SUTTON AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Stratford:
  • STRATFORD CATHOLIC REGIONAL SC (Students: 498; Location: 1 MONUMENT PLACE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 500 WIGWAM LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Stratford:
  • STRATFORD LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $2,273,603; Location: 2203 MAIN ST.; 152,498 books; 5,129 audio materials; 5,063 video materials; 418 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Stratford: Oronoque Village Country Club (A), Pootatuck Yacht Club (B), Short Beach Golf Course (C), Stratford Station (D), Bonds Dock (E), Housatonic Boat Club (F), Three Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Five Shopping Plaza (G), Mill River Country Club (H), Red Cross Headquarters (I), Boothe Memorial Museum (J), Stratford Library Association (K), Stratford Historical Society Library (L), Stratford Historical Society Building (M), Catharine B Mitchell Museum (N). their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Academy Hill Square Shopping Center (1), The Dock Shopping Center (2). their locations on the map

Churches in Stratford include: Our Lady of Peace Church (A), Advent Christian Church (B), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint John the Baptist Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Saint Marks Church (F), Saint Nicholas Church (G), Christ Church (H). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Saint Michaels Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Christ Church Cemetery (4), Boothe Memorial Park (5), Old Congregational Burying Ground (6). their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Brewsters Pond (A), Frash Pond (B), Pecks Mill Pond (C), Selby Pond (D), Motil Pond (E), Beaver Dam Lake (F), Cooks Pond (G), Beaver Dam Lake (H). their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Raven Stream (A), Ferry Creek (B), Farmill River (C), Cemetery Pond Brook (D), Bruce Brook (E), Housatonic River (F), Pumpkin Ground Brook (G), Long Brook (H), Freeman Brook (I). their locations on the map

Parks in Stratford include: Short Beach Park (1), Paradise Green Park (2), North End Park (3), Stratford Center Historic District (4), Pecks Mill Pond Park (5), High Park (6), Clover Field (7), Veterans Park (8), Spring Pond Park (9). their locations on the map

Beaches: Short Beach (A), Lordship Beach (B). their locations on the map


Stratford compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Stratford:
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WICC (600 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCUM (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: RADIO CUMBRE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stratford:
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W285DE (104.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Stratford:
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)

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