Canaan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):
College Educated Adults
Comparing Canaan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||31 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||95 miles N of New York, New York|
|Standard Zip Codes||06018, 06031|
|Phone Area Codes||860|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.97|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||4||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,101|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.7%|
|French (except Basque)||4.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Canaan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Falls Village (06031)
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David M. Hunt Library
63 MAIN ST.
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Penn Foster College
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HOUSATONIC VALLEY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
246 WARREN TURNPIKE RD.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 594 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3
47 MAIN STREET
A Non-traditional School
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