Demographics

People

Total Population1,227
Male Share of the Population52.8%
Female Share of the Population47.2%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+678
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married25.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8%
Median Earnings25+$36,140
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,351

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,306
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone43.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,163
Median House Value$182,000

Ancestry

English22.8%
Irish22.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
German10.4%
Italian7.4%
Swedish7.3%
Scottish6.5%
Dutch5.5%
Polish4.2%
Norwegian3.3%
French Except Basque1.6%
Canadian1.2%
Swiss0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
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Canaan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Litchfield County
Standard Zip Codes06018
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.03
Approximate Longitude-73.33

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)

StationFALLS VILLAGE
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationNORFOLK 2 SW
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip53.8 inches
StationMILLBROOK
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 61 F
Annual Precip42.5 inches

Canaan Public Schools

North Canaan Elementary School
90 Pease Street
ZIP: 6018
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
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