Canterbury in Windham county, Connecticut

Canterbury, CT

First settled in 1697, charming Canterbury occupies 40 square miles in eastern Connecticut on the Quinebaug river.

Since it was not founded along any significant transportation routes, Canterbury's economy depended mainly on agriculture even through the industrial revolution. Even today, dairy farming remains a key industry. Many beautiful historic homes grace the community.

The first consolidated school in the community was built in 1947. Today, there are two schools to serve the community's children: a K-4 elementary school and 5-8 middle school. High school students commute to neighboring communities to attend school.

Canterbury's active recreation department provides year-round activities for all ages. There are two main routes through town: Route 169, a state scenic highway, and Route 14.

Canterbury was home to what many regard as the first integrated classroom in the United States, and the community hosts the Prudence Crandall Museum in commemoration. Canterbury is also the birthplace of the famous Moses Cleveland, founder of the city of Cleveland, Ohio.

Canterbury, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Canterbury, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$230K
Up 21.1 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$203K
Up 8.3 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
141
Down 19.0 % since December 2015

Canterbury, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Canterbury, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -3.10 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 124.5
Household Size (people) 2.65
Households w/ Children 26.88 %
Annual Residential Turnover 7.43 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $541
One Bedroom $634
Two Bedroom $831
Three Bedroom $1,030
Four Bedroom $1,138

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 4,973
Households: 1,879
Median Age: 45.19

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $70,885)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Canterbury, CT

Public Elementary

School

CANTERBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
67 KITT RD
CANTERBURY, CT 06331

Public Middle

School

DR. HELEN BALDWIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
45 WESTMINSTER RD
CANTERBURY, CT 06331

Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Canterbury, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Canterbury, CT

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