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People

Total Population 3,239
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,714
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,972
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,110
Median House Value $217,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 17%

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

North Canaan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles N of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06018
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.02
Longitude -73.33

North 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 5.2 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 6.9 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 18.9 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

North Canaan Public Libraries

Library
Douglas Library
108 MAIN ST.
North Canaan, Connecticut
(860) 824-7863

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