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People

Total Population 1,098
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 565
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 34.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,139
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,042
Median House Value $203,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.2%
Irish 20.3%

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

Canaan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles N of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06018, 06031
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.027
Longitude -73.329

Canaan 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 FALLS VILLAGE
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Station MILLBROOK
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Canaan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Falls Village (06031)

South Canaan (06031)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Canaan Public Libraries

Library
David M. Hunt Library
63 MAIN ST.
Canaan, Connecticut
(860) 824-7424

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Canaan High Schools

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HOUSATONIC VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
246 WARREN TURNPIKE RD.
860-824-5123
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 594 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

HOMEBOUND
47 MAIN STREET
860-824-7791
A Non-traditional School

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