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Population (year 2000): 25,749. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,615 (+3.4% change)
Males: 12,244 (47.6%), Females: 13,505 (52.4%)

Fairfield County

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Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $119,872 (year 2000)
Median house value: $625,800 (year 2000)

Westport, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Westport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), Italian (14.7%), English (13.7%), German (13.0%), Russian (7.8%), United States (6.9%).

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Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 20.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Westport

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westport town

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

10.7% Foreign born (5.8% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT (5.2 miles Norwalk, pop. 82,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (22.5 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (49.1 miles )

Nearest cities: CT (0.0 miles Westport, CT Weston, (4.7 miles CT (5.2 miles Norwalk, CT (6.1 miles Fairfield, CT (7.1 miles Wilton, CT (8.7 miles Easton, Canaan, CT (9.8 miles New


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 36 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $432,900
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $364,000
  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $464,500
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $562,400
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $641,200
  • 2003: 115 buildings, average cost: $438,900
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $694,100
  • 2005: 114 buildings, average cost: $629,600

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 73.35 W

Area code: 203

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

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (19.5%), Educational,health and social services (14.9%).


 

Crime in Westport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.0 3.9
Robberies 6 4 7 6 2
    per 100,000 23.3 15.5 27.2 23.3 7.8
Assaults 8 16 31 8 8
    per 100,000 31.1 62.1 120.4 31.1 31.1
Burglaries 117 105 87 83 52
    per 100,000 454.4 407.8 337.9 322.3 201.9
Thefts 421 380 441 373 431
    per 100,000 1635.0 1475.8 1712.7 1448.6 1673.9
Auto thefts 37 57 25 19 16
    per 100,000 143.7 221.4 97.1 73.8 62.1
121.9 123.9 132.2 99.6 96.2


Average climate in Westport, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Westport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the Westport 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 32.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: John Baumann - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), Kerri Kenney - (born 1970), actress.


Main business address for: FIRST AVIATION SERVICES INC (AIRCRAFT ENGINES & ENGINE PARTS), TEREX CORP (INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS TRACTORS TRAILERS & STACKERS), NCT GROUP INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), IWT TESORO CORP (WHOLESALE-DURABLE GOODS).


Hospital/medical center in Westport:
  • HALL-BROOKE HOSPITAL (47 LONG LOTS ROAD BOX 31)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Westport:
  • NORWALK HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 6 miles; NORWALK, CT)
  • SILVER HILL HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • ST VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Westport, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westport:
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 17 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 18 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 25 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westport:
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 28 miles; OXFORD, CT; ID: OXC)
  • REPUBLIC (about 30 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 31 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)

Amtrak stations near Westport:
  • 12 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.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/Universities in Westport:
  • CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR MASSAGE THERAPY-WESTPORT (Full-time enrollment: 85; Location: 25 SYLVAN RD SOUTH; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccmt.com)
  • BERLITZ LANGUAGE CENTERS (Location: 125 MAIN ST STE 370; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NORWALK, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 12 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; DANBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 4,297)
  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-WESTERN CAMPUS (about 26 miles; BRENTWOOD, NY; FT enrollment: 3,485)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 27 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
Public high school in Westport:
  • STAPLES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,398; Location: 70 NORTH AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Westport:
  • HALL-BROOKE SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 47 LONG LOTS ROAD; Grades: 4 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Westport:
  • BEDFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 754; Location: 88 NORTH AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LONG LOTS SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 13 HYDE LN.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GREEN'S FARMS SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 17 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE, SOUTH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLEYTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 58 EASTON RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KING'S HIGHWAY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 483; Location: 125 POST RD. WEST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SAUGATUCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 170 RIVERSIDE AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLEYTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 255 NORTH AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 110 MYRTLE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Westport:
  • SAINT PAUL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 41 EASTON RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE LEARNING COMMUNITY DAY SCH (Students: 129; Location: 90 HILLSPOINT ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRIST AND HOLY TRINITY PRESHL (Students: 70; Location: 45 CHURCH LANE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Westport:
  • WESTPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,418,462; Location: ARNOLD BERNHARD PLAZA; 184,858 books; 8,476 audio materials; 15,104 video materials; 463 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Westport: Saugatuck Harbor Yacht Club (A), Birchwood Country Club (B), Westport Station (C), Greens Farm Station (D), Roinick Observatory (E), Arts Center (F), Nature Center for Environmental Activities Library (G), Hall-Brooke Hospital Professional Library (H), Mid Fairfield Youth Museum (I), Westport Town Hall (J), Westport Nature Center (K), Westport Historical Society Library (L). their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fairfield Green Shopping Center (1), Playhouse Plaza Shopping Center (2), Playhouse Square Shopping Center (3), Jennings Plaza Shopping Center (4), Colonial Green Shopping Center (5), Compo Acres Shopping Center (6), Compo Shopping Center (7). their locations on the map

Churches in Westport include: Assumption Church (A), Saint Luke Church (B), Greens Farms Congregational Church (C), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (D), Christ and Holy Trinity Church (E), Temple Israel (F), Unitarian Church in Westport (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Willowbrook Cemetery (2), Poplar Plains Cemetery (3), Colonial Cemetery (4). their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Nash Pond (A), Sherwood Millpond (B), Bulkley Pond (C), Bermuda Lagoon (D), Lee Pond (E), Nash Pond (F). their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ivy Brook (A), Deadman Brook (B), Stony Brook (C), Muddy Brook (D), Aspetuck River (E), West Branch Saugatuck River (F), Poplar Plains Brook (G), Greens Farms Brook (H), Silver Brook (I). their locations on the map

Parks in Westport include: Sherwood Island State Park (1), Grace Salmon Memorial Park (2), Gault Park (3), Westport Longshore Club Park (4), Compo-Owenoke Historic District (5), Imperial Park (6), Doubleday Field (7), Town Hall Playground (8). their locations on the map

Beaches: Alvord Beach (A), Burial Hill Beach (B). their locations on the map


Westport compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:
  • WWPT (90.3 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: WESTPORT CT. BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEDW-FM (88.5 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Westport:
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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