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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.
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.
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.
71% of Wilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Wilton include Georgetown Historic District (Wilton) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Wilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,152. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,896.
Libraries in Wilton include Wilton Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wilton include Wilton Bulletin
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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