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Wilton is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.

The community was named after a town in England.

The latitude of Wilton is 41.201N. The longitude is -73.438W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 335 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,633.


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Median household income
Local
$141,428
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wilton demographic reports
Wilton is on the Norwalk River, at the New York border
Well-known residents have included:
· Johnny Gruelle, artist who created Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy
· Dave Brubeck, jazz musician
· Christopher Walken, actor
· Charles Grodin, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Cannon Grange Agricultural Fair - Aug. 26, 2007
  • Wilton Rotary Carnival - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wilton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Woodcock Nature Center, Merwin Meadows, Quarry Head Park, Town Forest
Historic sites and museums: Weir Farm National Historic Site
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 Wilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fairfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Stamford-Norwalk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06897 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Wilton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wilton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wilton was $65,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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71% of Wilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Wilton include Georgetown Historic District (Wilton) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Wilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,152.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,896.


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Libraries in Wilton include Wilton Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wilton include Wilton Bulletin

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The average commute time for Wilton workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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