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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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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%).
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.
|$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|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Newtown HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||15.3|
|1970 - 1999||42.0|
|1940 - 1969||30.8|
|1939 or Older||11.8|
|TYPE OF Newtown HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||5.0|
|SIZE OF Newtown HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||5.90|