Newtown in Fairfield county, Connecticut

Newtown, CT

Newtown is one of the fastest growing communities in Connecticut.

Easy travel to employment and commercial centers in lower Fairfield County and Westchester County, N.Y., makes Newtown particularly appealing to commuters.

Interestingly, the game of Scrabble was developed in Newtown by James Brunot

The town’s selection of architectural designs, sizes and price ranges satisfies the most demanding needs of every family. A lovely collection of pre-Revolutionary War homes surrounds the green. It also hosts the annual Christmas tree lighting and has a skating pond.

In the center of Main Street is the town's most distinctive landmark, its towering flagpole, first erected in 1876. In addition to traditional academic coursework, the schools offer a state-of-the-art computer programs and after-school childcare. Several preschools, private schools and a parochial school provide private instruction. The Newtown Public school system operates four elementary schools that serve grades K-4, an Intermediate school serving grades 5-6, and Newtown Middle School (serving grades 7-8), and Newtown High School serving grades 9-12. Newtown also has several private and parochial schools including St. Rose of Lima School, The Fraser-Woods School, and the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

The town of Newtown offers many programs for area residents and there are numerous parks and fields offering playgrounds, swimming, tennis, softball, baseball, volleyball, lacrosse, soccer, as well as a nature center and trails. The Housatonic River, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Zoar, Collis P. Huntington State Park and Paugausett State Forest offer breathtaking settings for the nature enthusiast. Two private country clubs feature challenging 9-hole courses for golfers.

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

Newtown, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$430K
Up 44.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$433K
Up 43.6 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
153
Up 40.4 % since November 2015

Newtown, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Newtown, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$345K
Up 3.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$345K
Down 2.7 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
238
Down 48.6 % since November 2015

Newtown, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Newtown, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.97 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 482.6
Household Size (people) 2.83
Households w/ Children 38.88 %
Annual Residential Turnover 6.14 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $735
One Bedroom $911
Two Bedroom $1,159
Three Bedroom $1,463
Four Bedroom $1,729

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: 27,826
Households: 9,557
Median Age: 45.42

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $108,381)

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.

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Weather Risk
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School Information for Newtown, CT

Public Elementary

School

HAWLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
29 CHURCH HILL RD
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

MIDDLE GATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
7 COLD SPRING RD
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

REED INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-6
3 TRADES LN
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

HEAD O'MEADOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
94 BOGGS HILL RD
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

Public Middle

School

NEWTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
11 QUEEN ST
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

Public High

School

NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
12 BERKSHIRE RD
SANDY HOOK, CT 06482

Private/Catholic

School

HOUSATONIC VALLEY WALDORF SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
40 DODGINGTOWN RD
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

FRASER WOODS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
173 S MAIN ST
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

ST. ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
40 CHURCH HILL RD
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE NEWTOWN
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
274 S MAIN ST
NEWTOWN, CT 06470

WESLEY LEARNING CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
92 CHURCH HILL RD
SANDY HOOK, CT 06482

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Newtown, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Newtown, CT

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