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

The community was named for Brentford, England.

The latitude of Branford is 41.277N. The longitude is -72.8W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,683.


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Median household income
Local
$58,009
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Branford demographic reports
Branford is on Long Island Sound.
Former and merged names include:
· Brandford
· Totoket
Salt produced here preserved meat for the Revolutionary army.

Yale University was founded in Branford.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 40. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Branford Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Branford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Branford Trail
Scenic roads: Route 146
Historic sites and museums: Harrison House
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 Branford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Haven County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Haven area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06471 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Branford residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Branford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Branford was $32,301, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Branford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Branford include Branford Center Historic District, Branford Electric Railway Historic District, Branford Point Historic District, Route 146 Historic District, Stony Creek - Thimble Islands Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Branford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $716.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,441.


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Libraries in Branford include James Blackstone Memorial Library, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Branford workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Branford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Branford include Best Value Inn Branford, Best Western Stony Creek Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Motel Six.

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