Newtown, CT


Highest Appreciating Newtown Neighborhoods Since 2000

Newtown, CT Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Newtown Housing Market Information

With a population of 28,022, 9,714 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $412,655, Newtown house prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, Newtown real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Newtown, accounting for 86.94% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Newtown include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.98%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.33%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.13%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Newtown. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 85.45% of Newtown's homes, and 73.07% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Newtown built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Newtown built between 1940-1969 ( 30.83%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.31%). There's also some housing in Newtown built before 1939 ( 11.84%).

Newtown Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Newtown over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 26.20% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Newtown home appreciation rates at -1.81%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -7.04%.

Over the last year, Newtown appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Newtown's appreciation rate has been -1.25%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Newtown were at -1.81%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -7.04%.

Notably, Newtown's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Connecticut, our data show that Newtown's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Connecticut.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Newtown differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Newtown - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Newtown real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $970,000 2.7
$728,001 - $970,000 5.4
$485,001 - $728,000 23.4
$388,001 - $485,000 21.4
$291,001 - $388,000 25.6
$194,001 - $291,000 14.5
$97,001 - $194,000 4.2
$49,001 - $97,000 0.6
$0 - $49,000 2.2

Very High for CT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.87729989452713 14.2011834319527

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Newtown Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
11.95% 0.66% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,751 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 85.45
Renters 14.55
Vacant 4.46

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.3
1970 - 1999 42.0
1940 - 1969 30.8
1939 or Older 11.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 86.9
Townhomes 3.1
Small Apt. Buildings 5.0
Apt. Complexes 3.3
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.55
1 Bedroom 5.79
2 Bedrooms 13.68
3 Bedrooms 31.85
4 Bedrooms 41.22
5 or more bedrooms 5.90