Newtown : Connecticut

Follow Me on Pinterest

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.

Who will like retirement in Newtown

Click Edit to add your suggestions

Local economy is driven by

Click Edit to add your suggestions

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.


Click Edit to add your suggestions

Valuable Links

Wikipedia for Newtown

What people are saying about Newtown

No Comments

Leave a Comment

To comment you must be a registered member of

Login Here


Create Your Free Membership Account

Suggest a community we want to know about your top retirement spots
Please note that all contributions to Topretirements may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you don't want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then don't submit it here. By submitting content and/or photographs here you agree to give the rights to use them in any manner without cost or attribution.You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see Project:Copyrights for details). DO NOT SUBMIT COPYRIGHTED WORK WITHOUT PERMISSION!
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

Can you add to or correct these Facts? Or do you have a photo of this community we could use? If so, please click on Edit these facts

Vote on the Ratings for Newtown
Update Your Ratings
1. Overall Retirement Ratings Discuss

1. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

2. Expense:
Inexpensive to Luxury Discuss

2. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

3. Taxes:
Inexpensive to Expensive Discuss

3. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

4. Culture:
None to Cosmopolitan Discuss

4. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

None to Summer camp Discuss

5. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

6. Transportation:
Boondocks to World Hub Discuss

6. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

7. Security:
Dangerous to Ft. Knox Discuss

7. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

8. Medical Facilities:
None to Excellent Discuss

8. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

9. Political Situation:
Conservative to Liberal Discuss

9. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

10. Environmental:
Oblivious to Ultra-Green Discuss

10. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)


Copyright © 2006-2017 All Rights Reserved.