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Total population: 26,391 (Urban population: 25,749, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 10,775 (9,699 occupied: 7,854 owner occupied, 1,673 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

35%

Housing density: 538 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,464,192.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,140 (lower quartile is $763, upper quartile is $1,913)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,186


Median gross rent in Westport, CT in 2016: $1,302

Housing units in Westport with a mortgage: 5,446 (98 second mortgage, 1,292 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,410

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $239,926

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $138,844

Median monthly housing costs: $3,103


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Westport, Connecticut Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $1,113,485 (it was $617,500 in 2000)
Westport:

$1,113,485
Connecticut:

$274,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $769,314 - $1,751,181

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $1,496,946
Here:

$1,496,946
State:

$405,462

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,291,751
Here:

$1,291,751
State:

$254,601

In 2-unit structures: $596,757
Here:

$596,757
State:

$234,255

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $548,066
Here:

$548,066
State:

$238,481

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $383,276
Here:

$383,276
State:

$203,127

Mobile homes: $270,749
Here:

$270,749
State:

$98,459
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,585
  • In family households: 24,357 (3,701 male householders, 3,577 female householders)
    6,303 spouses, 9,827 children (9,632 natural, 124 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 141 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 278 parents, 130 other relatives, 384 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,994 (998 male householders (773 living alone)), 1,405 female householders (1,240 living alone)), 586 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 217

Size of family households: 2,665 2-persons, 1,749 3-persons, 1,939 4-persons, 736 5-persons, 156 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,014 1-person, 326 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 9 5-persons.

6,515 married couples with children.
1,033 single-parent households (212 men, 821 women).

83.8% of residents of Westport speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
6.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,393 (12.3%)
(60.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

9.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 33no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 6532 bedrooms
  • 1,9213 bedrooms
  • 3,1684 bedrooms
  • 2,0195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westport population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westport, Connecticut:

  • 77no bedroom
  • 4461 bedroom
  • 4572 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westport population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 86no vehicle
  • 1,3161 vehicle
  • 4,0232 vehicles
  • 1,9123 vehicles
  • 4534 vehicles
  • 965+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westport population

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

  • 160no vehicle
  • 8511 vehicle
  • 4552 vehicles
  • 1623 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westport population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westport, Connecticut:

  • 301 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 913 rooms
  • 2204 rooms
  • 4135 rooms
  • 8106 rooms
  • 9627 rooms
  • 1,1748 rooms
  • 4,1459+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westport population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westport, Connecticut:

  • 681 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 2783 rooms
  • 3614 rooms
  • 2315 rooms
  • 2126 rooms
  • 2507 rooms
  • 978 rooms
  • 1019+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westport population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Westport, CT household income distribution

  • Westport, CT household income distribution
  • 352Less than $10,000
  • 77$10,000 to $14,999
  • 130$15,000 to $19,999
  • 106$20,000 to $24,999
  • 282$25,000 to $29,999
  • 190$30,000 to $34,999
  • 208$35,000 to $39,999
  • 104$40,000 to $44,999
  • 144$45,000 to $49,999
  • 286$50,000 to $59,999
  • 445$60,000 to $74,999
  • 722$75,000 to $99,999
  • 547$100,000 to $124,999
  • 817$125,000 to $149,999
  • 877$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,496$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westport, CT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westport, CT
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 62$175,000 to $199,999
  • 82$200,000 to $249,999
  • 100$250,000 to $299,999
  • 179$300,000 to $399,999
  • 338$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,144$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,473$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,773$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,065$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,670$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westport, CT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westport, CT
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 15$200 to $249
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 47$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 13$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 88$750 to $799
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 135$900 to $999
  • 156$1,000 to $1,249
  • 163$1,250 to $1,499
  • 381$1,500 to $1,999
  • 113$2,000 to $2,499
  • 378$2,500 to $2,999
  • 58$3,000 to $3,499
  • 66$3,500 or more
  • 99No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5422010 or later
  • 8602000 to 2009
  • 7751990 to 1999
  • 5591980 to 1989
  • 3871970 to 1979
  • 977Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Westport population
Westport commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 253
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 849
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,223
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,277
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,106
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 430
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,062
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 216
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 256
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 661
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,436
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,695
Westport, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 71.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,812 (14.9% of all workers)

Westport mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 15,120 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,660 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 597 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 18 (0%)
  • Railroad: 516 (3%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 265 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,812 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 1,490
 American: 1,119
 Irish: 1,000
 Russian: 779
 English: 652
 Eastern European: 583
 European: 546
 German: 524
 Polish: 288
 Greek: 238
 British: 177
 Scottish: 117
 Hungarian: 108
 Swedish: 96
 South African: 78
 Dutch: 75
 French (except Basque): 74
 Portuguese: 70
 Brazilian: 66
 Israeli: 58
 Ukrainian: 54
 French Canadian: 53
 Scotch-Irish: 51
 Australian: 51
 Czech: 44
 Norwegian: 40
 Austrian: 37
 Canadian: 36
 Armenian: 28
 Celtic: 25
 Lebanese: 25
 West Indian: 22
 Welsh: 20
 Latvian: 19
 Haitian: 18
 Egyptian: 17
 Iranian: 17
 Lithuanian: 16
 Swiss: 14
 Slavic: 14
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 14
 Nigerian: 13
 Serbian: 13
 Romanian: 12
 Croatian: 10
 Turkish: 10
 Danish: 7
 Arab: 6
 Finnish: 5
 Belgian: 4
 Slovak: 4
 Scandinavian: 4
 Yugoslavian: 1

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

  • 9%Philippines
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 6%India
  • 6%England
  • 5%Korea
  • 4%Canada

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

  • This state: 8,815
  • Other state: 14,545
  • Northeast: 10,524
  • Midwest: 1,281
  • South: 1,472
  • West: 1,242

90% of Westport residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 7% lived in Connecticut.

Westport:

89.9%
State average:

88.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 732
  • Less than 1 year of college: 161
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 541
  • Associate degree: 224
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,023
  • Master's degree: 2,273
  • Professional school degree: 954
  • Doctorate degree: 379

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,127
  • Less than 1 year of college: 118
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 660
  • Associate degree: 381
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,185
  • Master's degree: 2,512
  • Professional school degree: 530
  • Doctorate degree: 157

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 33.3%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 16.9%Females
Westport marital status for males
Westport marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,995
  • One, attached: 592
  • Two: 258
  • 3 or 4: 276
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 10 to 19: 82
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 81

Median worth of mobile homes: $291,299

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Westport:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westport
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60.4%)
  • Utility gas (23.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • Electricity (6.5%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43.0%)
  • Utility gas (27.4%)
  • Electricity (15.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 401
Here:

11.4%
Connecticut:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 246
Here:

11.3%
Connecticut:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 506
Here:

45.9%
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)