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Overview

Introduction to Trumbull, Connecticut

Trumbull, Connecticut, in Fairfield county, is 5 miles N of Bridgeport, Connecticut and 53 miles NE of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Bridgeport metropolitan area. There are an estimated 34,243 people in Trumbull.

Trumbull History

Trumbull was initially organized in 1639 as a part of Stratford, a town in Connecticut. Early settlers constructed their barns and houses along the Farm Highway. The citizens of Trumbull petitioned for incorporation after the Revolutionary War, when the area had a sizeable population. The townspeople desired incorporation because they found it inconvenient to have to go to Stratford for town meetings. Trumbull was eventually incorporated in October of 1797.

Trumbull and nearby Attractions

  • Beach Memorial Park
  • Pequonnock River Valley Park
  • Discovery Museum
  • Twin Brooks Park
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course
  • Pinewood Lake

Things To Do In Trumbull

There are over two dozen parks and recreational facilities in Trumbull. The Tashua Recreational Facility, which is spread out across 268 acres, features tennis and basketball courts, and separate swimming pools for children and adults. It also has picnic areas, multi-purpose fields and a playground. Tashua Knolls is an 18-hole golf course which was designed by Al Zikorus, a reputed golf architect. One can also enjoy weekly concerts at the Town Hall Gazebo during summer months.

Trumbull Transportation

Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial is nearby.

Trumbull Higher Education

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University and the University Of Bridgeport are nearby.

People

Total Population 36,571
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 18.3%
Employed Population 16+ 16,933
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.3%
Median Earnings25+ $66,064
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,781
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,669

Wealth

Median Family Income $129,587
% Above Poverty Level 97.8%
% Below Poverty Level 2.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $1,965
Median House Value $396,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 18.4%

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

Trumbull Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Bridgeport, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NE of New York, New York
County Fairfield
Standard Zip Codes 06611
Phone Area Codes 203
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.242
Longitude -73.201

Trumbull 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 BRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station MOUNT CARMEL
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Station STAMFORD 5 N
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Trumbull Public Libraries

Library
Trumbull Library
33 QUALITY ST.
Trumbull, Connecticut
(203) 261-6421
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Trumbull High Schools

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TRUMBULL HIGH SCHOOL
72 STROBEL RD.
203-452-4555
Serves 1,906 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

C. E. S.
40 LINDEMAN DRIVE
203-365-8803
A Special Education School
Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.3

HOMEBOUND
6254 MAIN STREET
203-452-4301
A Non-traditional School

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