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Westport,CT index of house prices


Houses: 10,065 (9,586 occupied: 8,209 owner occupied, 1,377 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

11%

Housing density: 503 houses/condos per square mile


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,456 (lower quartile is $857, upper quartile is $2,001)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,820


Median gross rent in Westport, CT in 2009: $1,568


Housing units in Westport with a mortgage: 5,584 (476 second mortgage, 1,056 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,899


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $187,331


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $89,444


Median monthly housing costs: $3,202





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $951,054 (it was $617,500 in 2000)
Westport:

$951,054
Connecticut:

$291,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $730,488 - $948,722

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $1,282,955
Here:

$1,282,955
State:

$436,523

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,188,979
Here:

$1,188,979
State:

$276,053

In 2-unit structures: $1,582,006
Here:

$1,582,006
State:

$273,502

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $390,315
Here:

$390,315
State:

$280,191

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,941
Here:

$269,941
State:

$208,604

Mobile homes: $265,197
Here:

$265,197
State:

$51,379

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,511
  • In family households: 22,663 (5,535 male householders, 1,635 female householders)
    6,514 spouses, 7,967 children (7,618 natural, 309 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 156 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 113 parents, 297 other relatives, 407 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,848 (857 male householders (660 living alone)), 1,538 female householders (1,335 living alone)), 453 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 238 (176 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,916 2-persons, 1,448 3-persons, 1,824 4-persons, 742 5-persons, 198 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,995 1-person, 343 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

6,327 married couples with children.
679 single-parent households (113 men, 566 women).

88.4% of residents of Westport speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
7.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,758 (10.7%)
(55.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Westport, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 58
  • 4 rooms: 229
  • 5 rooms: 549
  • 6 rooms: 1,057
  • 7 rooms: 1,265
  • 8 rooms: 1,835
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,196
  • 1 room: 57
  • 2 rooms: 183
  • 3 rooms: 200
  • 4 rooms: 261
  • 5 rooms: 237
  • 6 rooms: 142
  • 7 rooms: 101
  • 8 rooms: 109
  • 9 or more rooms: 87
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westport, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 778
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,572
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,199
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,560
  • no bedroom: 69
  • 1 bedroom: 398
  • 2 bedrooms: 439
  • 3 bedrooms: 305
  • 4 bedrooms: 119
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
Cars and other vehicles available in Westport, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 128
  • 1 vehicle: 1,548
  • 2 vehicles: 4,457
  • 3 vehicles: 1,675
  • 4 vehicles: 292
  • 5+ vehicles: 109
  • no vehicle: 116
  • 1 vehicle: 657
  • 2 vehicles: 458
  • 3 vehicles: 146
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 346
  • 2000 to 2004: 506
  • 1990 to 1999: 391
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,103
  • 1970 to 1979: 900
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,855
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,405
  • 1940 to 1949: 562
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,410

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Westport, CT house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Westport, CT:

  • Less than $10,000: 4
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 4
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 4
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 3
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 7
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 3
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 0
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 4
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 9
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 9
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 16
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 14
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 22
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 58
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 144
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 224
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1187
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 1722
  • $1,000,000 or more: 4758
 


Westport rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Westport:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 9
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 9
  • $400 to $449: 8
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 39
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 33
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 18
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 87
  • $900 to $999: 11
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 151
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 110
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 100
  • $2,000 or more: 402
  • No cash rent: 102
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 611
  • 1990 to 1994: 224
  • 1985 to 1989: 280
  • 1980 to 1984: 279
  • 1975 to 1979: 267
  • 1970 to 1974: 120
  • 1970 to 1974: 286
  • 1965 to 1969: 691


Westport, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,267 (11.1% of all workers)


Westport commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 415
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1022
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1286
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1263
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 996
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 371
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 801
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 205
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 240
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 610
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1420
  • 90 or more minutes: 1546
 


Westport mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,381 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 337 (3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2,071 (18%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 226 (2%)
  • Other means: 86 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,267 (11%)
 


Westport, CT household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 177
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 204
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 239
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 156
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 236
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 236
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 272
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 272
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 264
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 439
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 551
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 865
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1053
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 538
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1165
  • $200,000 or more: 2898
 

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 3268
 Irish: 2637
 Other groups: 2257
 English: 2245
 German: 1931
 United States or American: 1768
 Russian: 1589
 Polish: 855
 Eastern European: 503
 French (except Basque): 466
 Scottish: 453
 Greek: 435
 European: 408
 Swedish: 334
 Norwegian: 285
 British: 282
 Hungarian: 252
 Scotch-Irish: 249
 Austrian: 248
 Dutch: 228
 Swiss: 200
 Danish: 138
 Ukrainian: 123
 Romanian: 114
 Finnish: 113
 French Canadian: 112
 Slovak: 102
 Lithuanian: 97
 Canadian: 88
 Czech: 80
 Subsaharan African:: 75
 Welsh: 66
 Brazilian: 64
 Portuguese: 64
 South African: 60
 Czechoslovakian: 46
 Arab:: 39
 Scandinavian: 38
 Northern European: 36
 Belgian: 33
 Israeli: 32
 Armenian: 32
 Australian: 27
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 25
 Lebanese: 23
 Turkish: 19
 Jamaican: 16
 Other Arab: 12
 African: 10
 Serbian: 10
 Slavic: 10
 Maltese: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 6
 Nigerian: 5
 Haitian: 5
 Arab/Arabic: 4
 Pennsylvania German: 4
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 4
 Latvian: 3


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



  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)
  • France (4%)


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

  • This state: 7217
  • Northeast: 10946
  • Midwest: 2206
  • South: 1355
  • West: 928

67% of Westport residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 7% lived in Connecticut.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 29
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 47
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 78
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 643
  • Less than 1 year of college: 204
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 701
  • Associate degree: 235
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,960
  • Master's degree: 2,090
  • Professional school degree: 814
  • Doctorate degree: 302

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 59
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 102
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,219
  • Less than 1 year of college: 316
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 894
  • Associate degree: 608
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,590
  • Master's degree: 2,138
  • Professional school degree: 369
  • Doctorate degree: 143

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 11.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 14.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $151,619
  • Black householders: $104,720
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $98,008
  • Asian householders: $221,529
  • Some other race householders: $30,327
  • Two or more races householders: $110,190
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $47,520
Westport household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Westport household income for Black householders
Westport household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Westport household income for Asian householders
Westport household income for Some other race householders
Westport household income for Two or more races householders
Westport household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Westport marital status for males
Westport marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $971,230
  • Black or African American householders: $914,552
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $288,781
  • Asian householders: $874,661
  • Some other race householders: $539,059
  • Two or more races householders: $551,842
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $726,035

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,755
  • One, attached: 408
  • Two: 334
  • 3 or 4: 196
  • 5 to 9: 139
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 81

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,733,814


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 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. (78.5%)
  • Utility gas (15.8%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59.3%)
  • Electricity (18.9%)
  • Utility gas (15.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 334
Here:

9.4%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 276
Here:

21.5%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 337
Here:

59.1%
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 (Noninst.)


 

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