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Newtown, CT (Connecticut) Houses and Residents

Newtown,CT index of house prices

Total population: 1,969 (Urban population: 1,757, Rural population: 86 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 668 (649 occupied: 615 owner occupied, 67 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

10%
State:

34%

Housing density: 289 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $777,941.

Median contract rent in 2013: $1,558 (lower quartile is $678, upper quartile is $1,115)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $1,254


Median gross rent in Newtown, CT in 2013: $895

Housing units in Newtown with a mortgage: 449 (65 second mortgage, 89 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 103

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $125,710

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $70,661

Median monthly housing costs: $2,257


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Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $402,008 (it was $247,600 in 2000)
Newtown:

$402,008
Connecticut:

$267,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $314,955 - $527,638
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,843
  • In family households: 1,679 (429 male householders, 92 female householders)
    471 spouses, 626 children (592 natural, 23 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 18 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 164 (49 male householders (36 living alone)), 79 female householders (67 living alone)), 36 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 197 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 117 4-persons, 63 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 103 1-person, 22 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

471 married couples with children.
46 single-parent households (14 men, 32 women).

93.0% of residents of Newtown speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 106 (5.8%)
(66.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Newtown, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 2753 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newtown, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 212 bedrooms
  • 183 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Newtown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 6no vehicle
  • 981 vehicle
  • 3272 vehicles
  • 1093 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Newtown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6no vehicle
  • 321 vehicle
  • 202 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newtown, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 104 rooms
  • 285 rooms
  • 1146 rooms
  • 1277 rooms
  • 1718 rooms
  • 1389+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newtown, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 135 rooms
  • 106 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Newtown, CT household income distribution

  • Newtown, CT household income distribution
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$45,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 59$60,000 to $74,999
  • 113$75,000 to $99,999
  • 101$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Newtown, CT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Newtown, CT
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 205$300,000 to $399,999
  • 144$400,000 to $499,999
  • 123$500,000 to $749,999
  • 37$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Newtown, CT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Newtown, CT
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 25$1,500 to $1,999
  • 6$2,000 or more
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 121995 to March 2000
  • 141990 to 1994
  • 171985 to 1989
  • 221980 to 1984
  • 71975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 71965 to 1969
  • 27Before 1965
Newtown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 40
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 108
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 76
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 109
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 122
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 14
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 124
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 25
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 29
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 112
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 81
  • 90 or more minutes: 37
Newtown, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.0%
Number of people working at home: 62 (6.6% of all workers)

Newtown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 800 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 47 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Railroad: 13 (1%)
  • Walked: 12 (1%)
  • Other means: 4 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 62 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 414
 German: 221
 Italian: 214
 English: 167
 Other groups: 97
 United States or American: 92
 Polish: 60
 Scottish: 47
 Swedish: 46
 Hungarian: 36
 Russian: 35
 French (except Basque): 29
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 European: 24
 Slovak: 23
 Norwegian: 16
 Dutch: 16
 French Canadian: 15
 Austrian: 13
 Lithuanian: 11
 Portuguese: 11
 Danish: 8
 Slavic: 6
 British: 6
 Yugoslavian: 5
 Slovene: 4
 Czechoslovakian: 4
 Swiss: 3
 Canadian: 3
 Egyptian: 2
 Arab:: 2
 Albanian: 2
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2
 British West Indian: 2
 Finnish: 2
 Welsh: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 16%Bangladesh
  • 13%Korea
  • 10%Germany
  • 8%India
  • 7%Canada
  • 6%Netherlands
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 934
  • Northeast: 579
  • Midwest: 114
  • South: 68
  • West: 27

65% of Newtown residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 10% lived in Connecticut.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 60
  • Less than 1 year of college: 38
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 60
  • Associate degree: 25
  • Bachelor's degree: 238
  • Master's degree: 112
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 137
  • Less than 1 year of college: 45
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 71
  • Associate degree: 57
  • Bachelor's degree: 193
  • Master's degree: 89
  • Professional school degree: 24
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 22.2%Males
Newtown marital status for males
Newtown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 635
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 24
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Newtown:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 76.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 55.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 6.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

13.0%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

1.8%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

28.1%
Connecticut:

33.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)