Newtown

Welcome to Newtown

A suburban community with small-town values
 

Newtown is a quaint suburb in Connecticut and a lovely place to settle down and enjoy small-town life. Newtown offers all of New England's luxuries, including gorgeous natural beauty and exquisite seasons, as well as easy access to New York City and other major metropolitan areas for commuters.

Newtown offers a range of architectural styles to fit various home buyers’ interests. Colonial, Federal, and Victorian styles are the most common in the area, offering traditional designs known for their symmetry and rectangular shapes. Nonetheless, modern styles are also popular in Newtown with clean lines and neutral colors. No matter your style preference, Newtown has the perfect home for your  taste in home architecture.

Living in Newtown is truly an ideal option for home buyers searching for an upscale town to reside in with strong community values. With tree-lined neighborhoods and picturesque parks, it is no wonder why Newtown has become one of the major hubs for buyers in recent years.

 

What to Love

  • Historic Main Street with Flagpole
  • Various historic homes and landmarks
  • Art exhibitions held by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission
  • The annual Newtown Labor Day Parade
  • Hiking trails and bike paths for outdoor recreation
  • Public parks, the Newtown Youth Academy and the Community Center

 

Local Lifestyle

Newtown, Connecticut, has a small-town atmosphere, promoting a robust community environment through various town events and celebrations. Locals tend to be very kind and welcoming to newcomers. The town has some wonderful schools, which attract many families to the area. 

Given Newtown's beautiful parks and walking trails, it is easy for locals to maintain an active, outdoor lifestyle. Hiking, biking, fishing, running, and boating are all popular activities for residents. Many people choose to commute to New York City for work, but others simply enjoy visiting the city during the weekend for a shopping trip or a Broadway performance.

 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Newtown has many different options for fine dining experiences. Nouveau Monde is a rustic, chic New American eatery with an extensive, global wine list. The atmosphere at Nouveau Monde is highly relaxed, and the restaurant has elegant decorations. Another fabulous option is Sal E Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro. Its take on Northern Italian fare is incomparable to other Italian experiences in Connecticut. Finally, Foundry Kitchen and Tavern is a true gem of Newtown. Its unique menu options range from curry to short ribs, all cooked from locally sourced ingredients. Foundry Kitchen and Tavern also have a lovely riverside deck for those who want to eat outside on a warm day.
 
Although Newtown is a small town, it offers many great local shops. Larger stores include Tractor Supply Company and Ring’s End Lumber, while local boutiques include Strength and Grace boutique and Queen Street Gifts. 
 

Things to Do

There are various things to do in Newtown. One of the favorite activities for locals of Newtown to do is visit Aquila’s Nest Vineyards. Aquila’s Nest Vineyards offers guests incredible experiences, including a fire pit circle, a fairy gazebo, karaoke wine nights, meditation sessions, and necklace making. This is the perfect spot to drink delicious blends of wine while having fun by the fire and taking in the lovely views.
 
The Newtown Country Club is another excellent luxury for Newtown residents. It has a challenging nine-hole golf course as well as a fine dining restaurant and various club events, including pumpkin carving and local concerts. The club is great for getting to know other Newtown locals and sharpening your golf skills. 

Another place perfect for families with children is the EverWonder Children’s Museum. The museum has various exhibits to engage children, including an animal exploration center, an imagination playground, and a science corner. The museum also offers summer camps and birthday party experiences. Finally, Rowanwood Farm is unique in that it breeds miniature llamas. This fun, endearing spot in Newtown offers activities like llama hikes and llama yoga.

Overview for Newtown, CT

1,879 people live in Newtown, where the median age is 44.5 and the average individual income is $64,621. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,879

Total Population

44.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$64,621

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Newtown, CT

Newtown has 696 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Newtown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,879 people call Newtown home. The population density is 815.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,879

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.5

Median Age

48 / 52%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
696

Total Households

2.69

Average Household Size

$64,621

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Newtown, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Newtown. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Hawley Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
4/5
St Rose Of Lima School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Newtown Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
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