NEWTOWN, CT

NEWTOWN, CT POPULATION

27,560

NEWTOWN, CT ELEVATION

397 ft

NEWTOWN, CT AREA

57.66 mi²

NEWTOWN, CT AREA CODE

203




Is Newtown CT nice?


There are 27,822 people living in Newtown, a town in the state of Connecticut. Fairfield County, where Newtown is located, is one of the greatest areas to live in the state. Residents of Newtown enjoy a rural atmosphere and the majority of their residences are their own. There are a number of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks in Newtown, Connecticut. Those who live in Newtown tend to be liberals. Newtown's public schools are well regarded.

What is Newtown CT known for ?


About 60 miles south of New York City is the picturesque "little town" of Newtown in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Easton and Redding are to the south, Bridgewater and Southbury to the north, Oxford and Monroe to the east, and Bethel and Brookfield to the west of Newtown. Interstate 84, U.S. Routes 6 and 302 and Connecticut Routes 25 and 34 all pass through Newtown. It has a total area of 38,644 acres, making it the fifth-largest municipality in the state. Borough, Sandy Hook, Hawleyville, Botsford, and Dodgingtown are all "neighborhoods" inside Newtown, which was founded in 1711.


Town Seal may contain the weathervane atop The Meeting House, but for many people, the flagpole in the center of Main Street is the most recognizable emblem of Newtown. This year, the Newtown Hook & Ladder Fire Co. raised a stunning 20-foot by 30-foot summer flag in honor of "Keeper of the Flag" David Lydem, who was a retired police lieutenant.


Is Newtown CT safe?


Chances of being a victim of crime in this area are just 1 in 443. There are only 2 crimes for every 1,000 people in this area each year. In both Connecticut and the whole country, Newtown is one of the safest places to live, thanks to these crime stats.


Violent Crimes per 100,000 residents

Assault 18

Murder 0

Rape 0

Robbery 3.6


Property Crimes per 100,000 residents

Burglary 39.6

Theft 161.9

Motor Vehicle Theft 3.6

Is Newtown CT wealthy?


Households in Newtown made the most money in the state, at $116,771. People in Connecticut had the fourth-highest median household income in all of the states. When Newtown was rich, it didn't have a lot of people living in poverty, like most towns in most states.