Old Lyme in New London county, Connecticut

Old Lyme

Old Lyme is home to seaside fun with the Long Island Sound, the Connecticut River, the town lake and several marinas located conveniently close to its downtown area.

Throughout the centuries Old Lyme has been a muse for artists and an exciting summer retreat for tourists. Old Lyme is an irresistible community for both seasonal visitors and permanent residents.

Located on the Connecticut River, Old Lyme was a bustling marine and cultural center and gathering place for some of the most colorful and successful sea captains of the times.

Even at a glance, the influence of Old Lyme's early prosperity and diversity is still evident in the historic architecture and traditional New England character. Many of the old sea captains’ homes have been transformed into entertaining and informative museums. The striking Georgian mansion, The Florence Griswold House, houses a superior art collection including works inspired by the local landscape dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. Old Lyme’s charming town center is graced by the breathtaking Old Lyme Congregational Church, modeled after the Christopher Wren design in London.

There is an impressive selection of private residences of all architectural periods, styles, sizes and price ranges to suit every taste.

A superb local recreation department promotes team and individual sports at well maintained town facilities. The town is a member of Regional School District 18, along with neighboring town, Lyme.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$415K
3.8 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$511K
11.4 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
151
23.4 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$255K
100.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$255K
100.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
108
100.0 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -2.47 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 322.2
Household Size (people) 2.39
Households w/ Children 25.02 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.82 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $925
One Bedroom $1,084
Two Bedroom $1,411
Three Bedroom $1,853
Four Bedroom $2,149

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: 7,415
Households: 3,093
Median Age: 51.06

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $88,864)

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
Information provided by Onboard Informatics © 2016. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Public Elementary

School

MILE CREEK SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
205 MILE CREEK RD
OLD LYME, CT 06371

LEARN SPECIAL EDUCATION
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
44 HATCHETTS HILL RD
OLD LYME, CT 06371

Public Middle

School

LYME-OLD LYME MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
53 LYME ST
OLD LYME, CT 06371

Public High

School

LYME-OLD LYME HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
69 LYME ST
OLD LYME, CT 06371

Private/Catholic

No data provided by vendor

Information provided by Onboard Informatics © 2016. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Commuting to and from Old Lyme

{{commuteCtrl.commuteInfo.driving.minutes || '---'}} Minutes
{{commuteCtrl.commuteInfo.transit.minutes || '---'}} Minutes

Featured Listings

30 Hill Crest Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$359,900

30 Hill Crest Road,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

4 bedrooms, 1 bath
9 Avon Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$125,000

9 Avon Avenue,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

1 bedroom, 1 bath
5 Swanswood Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$550,000

5 Swanswood Lane,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
12 Old Stagecoach Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$499,000

12 Old Stagecoach Road,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
54 Gorton Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$397,500

54 Gorton Avenue,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

7 bedrooms, 1 bath
35 Saunders Hollow Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
$349,900

35 Saunders Hollow Road,
Old Lyme, CT 06371

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
View All Listings

Areas of Old Lyme