Canterbury

Demographics

  • Population: 5,118
  • Median Age: 40
  • Households: 1,790
  • Med HH Inc.: $71,304
  • Mill Rate: 21.20

Economics

  • Top Five Major Employers:
    • Town of Canterbury- Inc Board
    • Better Val-U Supermarkets Inc
    • Canterbury Waste Management
    • Eds Garage Incorporated
    • Children’s Discover Center of America

Local News

City/Town Website

Education

  • Total Town School Enrollment: 820
  • Most public school students through grade 8 attend Canterbury School District, which has 573 students. Students then go to multiple school districts including Woodstock Academy, Norwich Free Academy, Griswold School District.
  • CT Mastery Test Percent Above Goal-
  • Average Class Size
    • Grade K: 19.0
    • Grade 2: 18.0
    • Grade 5: 20.0
    • Grade 7: n.a.
    • High School: n.a

Quality of Life

Town
Banks 0
Lodging 0
Day Care Facilities 1
Crime Rates Per 100,000 Residents 835
Unemployment Rate: 8.7%

Hospitals

Residential Utilities

  • Electric Provider: Connecticut Light & Power – (800)286-2000
  • Gas Provider: n.a.
  • Water Provider: Municipal Provider
  • Cable Provider: Charter Communications of Northeastern Connecticut – (860) 456-8346