Storrs : Connecticut

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What it's Like to Retire in Storrs

Storrs is a college town of about 11,000 in north central Connecticut, home to the University of Connecticut and the UCONN Huskies.  While the climate is not so great and the campus is not the most beautiful, it is located in a pretty part of Connecticut.  For UCONN Husky fans the women's and men's basketball teams provide plenty of excitement. The campus also provides a regular schedule of cultural events.

Where to Retire in Storrs and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at right). 
The median price of a home was about $150,000 in 2011 according to

What is special about Storrs

Home to the University of Connecticut.

What is not special about Storrs

Long and cold winters.

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Crime in Storrs is very slightly below the national average.

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Facts about STORRS
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Rural,College Town,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 0-24
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 111-120 (high)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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