New Canaan in Fairfield county, Connecticut

New Canaan, CT

New Canaan is located in the southwestern corner of Fairfield County. It is a prosperous community offering comfortable living, splendid social and cultural amenities.

New Canaan provides convenient travel by train or auto to nearby metropolitan centers like Stamford, White Plains and New York City.

Extensive gorgeous estates showcase grand country houses with lovely traditional New England stone walls.

Keeping residents active throughout the seasons are four well-appointed recreation centers, which include a YMCA, numerous beautifully landscaped public parks, ball fields, tennis courts and skating ponds.

Social and cultural organizations flourish in the town, and comprise an active historical society, Audubon society, garden clubs and newcomers club. The Silvermine Guild and local artists fund many creative courses, and their annual art show catches the attention of visitors from around the state. Exhilarating Broadway musicals are produced by local theater groups.

An energetic historical society, art society and community chorus promote the town's avid involvement in culture and the arts.

New Canaan, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

New Canaan, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$1.5M
Up 10.6 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$1.6M
Down 8.4 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
170
Up 14.1 % since June 2016

New Canaan, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

New Canaan, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$730K
Down 30.5 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$803K
Down 2.0 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
121
Up 8.0 % since June 2016

New Canaan, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for New Canaan, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.16 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 890.7
Household Size (people) 2.81
Households w/ Children 44.21 %
Annual Residential Turnover 11.10 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,337
One Bedroom $1,637
Two Bedroom $2,071
Three Bedroom $2,621
Four Bedroom $3,129

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: 19,769
Households: 7,041
Median Age: 45.36

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $173,817)

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 New Canaan, CT

Public Elementary

School

EAST SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
54 LITTLE BROOK RD
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

SOUTH SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
8 FARM RD
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

WEST SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
769 PONUS RDG
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

Public Middle

School

SAXE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
468 SOUTH AVE
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

Public High

School

NEW CANAAN HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
11 FARM RD
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

Private/Catholic

School

ST ALOYSIUS DIOCESAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
33 SOUTH AVE
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

NEW CANAAN COUNTRY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-9
649 FROGTOWN RD
NEW CANAAN, CT 06840

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New Canaan, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from New Canaan, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in New Canaan, CT

426 Frogtown Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,850,000

426 Frogtown Road,
New Canaan, CT 06840

5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000

15 Orchard Drive,
New Canaan, CT 06840

4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000

15 Orchard Drive,
New Canaan, CT 06840

4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
102 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,425,000

102 Valley Road,
New Canaan, CT 06840

4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
426 Frogtown Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,850,000

426 Frogtown Road,
New Canaan, CT 06840

5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half baths
720 Weed Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,500,000

720 Weed Street,
New Canaan, CT 06840

5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
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Upcoming Open Houses in New Canaan, CT

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$13,000 | Rental | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$13,000 | Rental | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Elizabeth Wilson

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,595,000 | Single Family | 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Elizabeth Wilson