Colchester in New London county, Connecticut

Colchester, CT

Colchester is a convenient and pleasant place to live because of its central location and rural setting. The housing around town ranges from gracious older residences to beautiful new homes.

The first settlers arrived in the area in 1695. The town was founded in 1698 and the official adoption of the name Colchester occurred in 1699.

Soon after the first Hartford-New London turnpike was opened in 1800 the town of Colchester became a nucleus of local throughways. The roads led to an influx of industry including manufacturers of paper and textiles.

Cultural activities, shopping, entertainment as well as Foxwoods and the Mohegan Sun casinos are only a short drive away.

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

Colchester, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
August 2017 - Single Family Homes
$270K
Up 9.7 % since August 2016
Average Sales Price
August 2017 - Single Family Homes
$257K
Up 2.3 % since August 2016
Days on Market
August 2017 - Single Family Homes
108
Down 23.4 % since August 2016

Colchester, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Colchester, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
August 2017 - Condos
$375K
Up 56.3 % since August 2016
Average Sales Price
August 2017 - Condos
$376K
Up 50.5 % since August 2016
Days on Market
August 2017 - Condos
378
Up 129.1 % since August 2016

Colchester, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Colchester, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 2.82 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 337.5
Household Size (people) 2.68
Households w/ Children 39.33 %
Annual Residential Turnover 10.33 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $749
One Bedroom $831
Two Bedroom $1,077
Three Bedroom $1,437
Four Bedroom $1,643

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: 16,542
Households: 6,105
Median Age: 42.72

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $97,842)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

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 Colchester, CT

Public Elementary

School

JACK JACKTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
315 HALLS HILL RD
COLCHESTER, CT 06415

COLCHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
315 HALLS HILL RD
COLCHESTER, CT 06415

Public Middle

School

WILLIAM J. JOHNSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
360 NORWICH AVE
COLCHESTER, CT 06415

Public High

School

BACON ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
611 NORWICH AVE
COLCHESTER, CT 06415

Private/Catholic

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Colchester, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Colchester, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in Colchester, CT

20 Shady Brook Lane, Colchester, CT 06415
$299,900

20 Shady Brook Lane,
Colchester, CT 06415

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
39 Hickory Road, Colchester, CT 06415
$224,900

39 Hickory Road,
Colchester, CT 06415

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
56 Highwood Circle, Colchester, CT 06415
$224,900

56 Highwood Circle,
Colchester, CT 06415

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
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$224,900

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Colchester, CT 06415

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
21 Lot 18 White Tail Lane, Colchester, CT 06415
$449,900

21 Lot 18 White Tail Lane,
Colchester, CT 06415

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
144 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415
$439,900

144 Norwich Avenue,
Colchester, CT 06415

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
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Upcoming Open Houses in Colchester, CT

109 Deer Run Drive, Colchester, CT 06415
$459,900 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Joyce Covone

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