Newtown : Connecticut

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What it's Like to Retire in Newtown

Newtown is a very small town of about 1,800 people in western Connecticut, just east of Danbury on I 84.  Many of Newtown's residents are commuters to NYC, White Plains, Stamford, or Hartford.

Where to Retire in Newtown and Home Prices

Retirees are also moving to some of the active adult communities in the area.
Home prices are expensive, with the median price at $447,700 in late 2010.

What is special about Newtown

Although Newtown is an easy commute to many of the northeast prime employment locations, it is also quite rural in feel. Newtown has an exensive list of buildings that are on the list of historical places such as the Hattertown Historical District.

What is not special about Newtown

Newtown is expensive - the median house sold for over $400,000 in 3rd quarter of 2009.

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Climate and Physical Environment

Newtown is near Danbury in western Connecticut. The average July high temperature is 84 and the average January low is .18 The wettest month is September (5").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Cyrenious H. Booth Library and a number of historic sites to visit.


Crime in Newtown is among the lowest in the country.

Medical facilities

As it is for culture, residents of Newtown will go to Danbury , White Plains, or Stamford for their medical needs.


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Facts about NEWTOWN
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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