Wilton, CT
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Wilton, 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

Wilton Housing Market Information

With 18,714 people, 5,953 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $839,729, Wilton house prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, Wilton real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Wilton is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Wilton than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Wilton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.81% of Wilton's homes, and 64.74% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Wilton 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 Wilton built between 1940-1969 ( 34.25%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.42%). There's also some housing in Wilton built before 1939 ( 11.12%).

Wilton Home Appreciation Rates

Wilton's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Wilton during the period has been just -1.77%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Wilton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Wilton's appreciation rate has been -4.46%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Wilton were at -1.81%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -7.04%.

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

Relative to Connecticut, our data show that Wilton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Wilton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Wilton - 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 Wilton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$839,729

Wilton, CT HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,005,000 29.4
$753,001 - $1,005,000 28.1
$502,001 - $753,000 27.8
$402,001 - $502,000 4.4
$301,001 - $402,000 5.2
$201,001 - $301,000 3.0
$100,001 - $201,000 1.0
$50,001 - $100,000 0.6
$0 - $50,000 0.4

Very High for CT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
1.69342552443455 2.9585798816568

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
5,953

Wilton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CT*
Compared To
America*
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
28.61% 1.47% 6 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$3,256 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 84.81
Renters 15.19
Vacant 6.25

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Wilton HOMES
2000 or Newer 11.4
1970 - 1999 43.2
1940 - 1969 34.3
1939 or Older 11.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Wilton HOMES
Single-Family 84.9
Townhomes 4.3
Small Apt. Buildings 2.8
Apt. Complexes 7.9
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Wilton HOMES
No Bedroom 0.80
1 Bedroom 6.63
2 Bedrooms 11.64
3 Bedrooms 22.80
4 Bedrooms 41.94
5 or more bedrooms 16.19