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People

Total Population 842
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 467
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 38.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,167
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $657
Median House Value $231,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 14.5%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bantam Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06750
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.724
Longitude -73.236

Bantam Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHEPAUG DAM
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station BAKERSVILLE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bristol 60,554 $73,927
Litchfield 8,306 $102,209
Naugatuck 31,722 $77,538
Torrington 35,493 $73,533
Waterbury 109,551 $48,177
Winsted 7,753 $60,874

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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