Fairfield, Connecticut 

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Population

61,611

+4.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$120,082

Median Home Price

$524,100

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Best Places to Live in Fairfield, Connecticut

Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Fairfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Fairfield, CT Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Close to New York City
Good climate for region
Cons
Some blighted areas
Cost of living
Long commutes

What Bert Has To Say About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

The most recent Metropolitan Area created some major shifts in Connecticut, where metro areas are more closely aligned by county borders than towns and townships as in the old New England structure. As a result, two important and highly diverse metro areas, Danbury and Stamford-Norwalk were merged into this now very large and complex Bridgeport area. Formerly a whaling port, Bridgeport itself grew up as an industrial and manufacturing center known for large machinery and brass products. Some of this heavy industry still remains, but general industrial decline has left considerable areas of blight.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Connecticut
County: Fairfield County
Metro Area: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Fairfield
Zip Codes: 06824 06825 06890
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fairfield is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fairfield jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfield's cost of living is 53.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fairfield's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Fairfield county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fairfield's population is 61,611 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fairfield is Real Estate: $524,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.8%.

SCHOOLS
Fairfield public schools spend $18,338 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Fairfield. More Education



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Housing Market in Fairfield

It's a good time to buy in Fairfield. Home Appreciation is up 0.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fairfield is $524,100.

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Reviews for Fairfield   5 Reviews
Outrageous - 12/15/2013
I have lived in CT my whole life and I can't wait to get out of here. If you have yourself established, then this is great place to live. If you're a young person... Read More

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Outrageous - 12/15/2013
I have lived in CT my whole life and I can't wait to get out of here. If you have yourself established, then this is great place to live. If you're a young person... Read More

Cost of Living - 10/28/2012
Very expensive town to live in but good restaurants, schools, beaches and access to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT
06824 06825 06890

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