Durham in Middlesex county, Connecticut

Durham, CT

Durham is a quaint rural community with a convenient mix of country charm and modern amenities.

Primarily a residential community, there are a few farms and a small farms located within town lines.

Accessibly located halfway between Hartford and New Haven, Durham is a commuter’s paradise with access to several major thruways, including Interstates 84, 91 and 95, and Routes 9 and 691.

Families interested in joining the community will find a bounty of housing options including carefully restored older houses, traditional New England neighborhoods, condominium units, apartments and new construction single family homes. Elegant historic homes surround the lush town green.

Durham is part of Connecticut Regional School District 13, along with the nearby town of Middlefield. Durham is home to two elementary schools, one middle school and a regional high school.

Durham maintains several gorgeous parks and playgrounds. There's a sanctuary for nature lovers in Wadsworth Falls State park nearby in Middlefield. There is a strong sense of community and volunteerism that runs deep among residents of Durham. This is also home to the Durham Fair, the largest annual agricultural fair in all of Connecticut.

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

Durham, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$316K
Up 32.2 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$320K
Up 28.5 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
152
Up 50.5 % since November 2015

Durham, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Durham, CT Condo Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Durham, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.80 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 314.8
Household Size (people) 2.81
Households w/ Children 40.29 %
Annual Residential Turnover 7.06 %

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Education

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Population Demographics

Total: 7,447
Households: 2,631
Median Age: 45.61

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Income by dollar range (Median: $123,004)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Durham, CT

Public Elementary

School

FRANCIS E. KORN SCHOOL
Grades: 3-4
144 PICKETT LN
DURHAM, CT 06422

FREDERICK BREWSTER SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
126 TUTTLE RD
DURHAM, CT 06422

Public Middle

School

FRANK WARD STRONG SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
191 MAIN ST
DURHAM, CT 06422

Public High

School

COGINCHAUG REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
135 PICKETT LN
DURHAM, CT 06422

Private/Catholic

School

RUSHFORD ACADEMY SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
459 WALLINGFORD RD # R
DURHAM, CT 06422

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Durham, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Durham, CT

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