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
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$1.3M
Down 34.2 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$1.6M
Down 25.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
186
Up 8.8 % since November 2015

New Canaan, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

New Canaan, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$855K
Down 5.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$787K
Down 13.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
158
Up 15.3 % since November 2015

New Canaan, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for New Canaan, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.09 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 888.5
Household Size (people) 2.81
Households w/ Children 43.58 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.60 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,359
One Bedroom $1,685
Two Bedroom $2,144
Three Bedroom $2,705
Four Bedroom $3,198

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: 19,721
Households: 7,024
Median Age: 45.17

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $162,421)

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

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

EAST SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
54 LITTLE BROOK 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

Address withheld by request, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,990,000

Address withheld by request,
New Canaan, CT 06840

4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 half baths
109 Forest Street # 14, New Canaan, CT 06840
$759,500

109 Forest Street # 14,
New Canaan, CT 06840

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
102 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,575,000

102 Valley Road,
New Canaan, CT 06840

4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
45 Bennington Pl, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,350,000

45 Bennington Pl,
New Canaan, CT 06840

5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
248 Spring Water Lane, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,893,000

248 Spring Water Lane,
New Canaan, CT 06840

5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 1 half bath
92 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,899,999

92 Orchard Drive,
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
$14,000 | Rental | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,795,000 | Single Family | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

62 Shagbark Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,695,000 | Single Family | 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
Open House: -
Hosted By: Ashley Howell

62 Shagbark Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,695,000 | Single Family | 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 half bath
Open House: -
Hosted By: Ashley Howell

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$14,000 | Rental | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin

176 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
$1,495,000 | Single Family | 6 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Elizabeth Wilson

15 Orchard Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
$2,795,000 | Single Family | 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 half baths
Open House: -
Hosted By: Kerri Heffernan-Curtin