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Wolcott is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.

The latitude of Wolcott is 41.601N. The longitude is -72.975W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,215.


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Median household income
Local
$61,376
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wolcott demographic reports
Wolcott is on the Mad River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Wolcott Country Fair - Aug. 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wolcott web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mattatuck Trail, Woodtick Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Old Stone School
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Wolcott residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wolcott ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wolcott was $25,018, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Wolcott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Wolcott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $652.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.


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Libraries in Wolcott include Wolcott Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Wolcott workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wolcott between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Wolcott include Wolcott Inn & Suites.

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