Newtown : Connecticut


What It Is 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. Photo of Sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington of Mother Bear and Cubs at the entrance to Huntington State Park, courtesy of Wikipedia in the public domain; photo of Edmond Town Hall courtesy of Wikipedia and Jerry Dougherty, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Newtown and Home Prices

Retirees are also moving to some of the active adult communities in the area.
Zillow reports the median home value is $385,266 in early 2020.

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

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Local Economy Is Driven by

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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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Valuable Links

Wikipedia for Newtown

What people are saying about Newtown

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