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New Milford is a town in Litchfield County, in the Torrington metro area.

The latitude of New Milford is 41.608N. The longitude is -73.424W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 282 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,121.


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Median household income
Local
$65,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Milford demographic reports
New Milford is on the Housatonic River
Site of Naromiyocknowusunkatankshunk Brook
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Mr. Deeds"
Well-known residents have included:
· Roger Sherman, U.S. senator, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
Local festivals include:
  • Paddle Days Festival - May 18-20, 2007
  • Village Fair Days - July 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Milford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lynn Deming Park, Sunny Valley Preserve
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Milford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Litchfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Danbury area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06755 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of New Milford residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Milford ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Milford was $29,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of New Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in New Milford include New Milford Center Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,494.


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Libraries in New Milford include New Milford Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in New Milford include New Milford Times

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Traffic

The average commute time for New Milford workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Milford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in New Milford include Cottages at Kent Road, Heritage Inn, Homestead Inn, Red Carpet Inn & Suites, Rocky River Motel.

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