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About the Lifestyle in Town

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Fairfield is a town on Connecticut’s Gold Coast and one of the best places to live in New England. Established in 1634 by Roger Ludlow, who bought the land from the Native inhabitants, the town’s population grew and supported itself through agriculture and fishing, as well as local and regional commerce. From the land that was originally established as Fairfield, many towns emerged over the years- Redding, Westport, Weston and Norwalk. In the early 1800s, the railroad came to town and the agricultural community quickly changed to a middle-class one. As the munitions industry developed in nearby towns, Fairfield witnessed a large influx of workers who bought land and moved here, increasing the town’s population.
Today, Fairfield has grown into a powerful Connecticut town, and is known for the incredible facilities and opportunities that it provides. From areas with modest homes to some of the most expensive neighborhoods in the country- Southport and Greenfield Hills- Fairfield has everything you could wish for in a town. Besides being one of the greatest seaside communities in Connecticut, there are several areas in Fairfield where large corporations, like General Electric- have their headquarters. Known as “The Dogwood Capital” of the world, the town offers great transportation services, a variety of job opportunities, and enough facilities to fit everyone’s needs.
When it comes to recreational facilities, the town of Fairfield is definitely a winner. With five beaches, a beautiful lake, a Marina, and a great number of golf courses and country clubs, residents have everything they need close at hand. In addition, the town is mainly concerned with children’s future and it offers outstanding educational opportunities, from elementary schools to universities, everything in Fairfield is top notch. Besides, many sports programs are available on the town’s tennis courts, and the local YMCA locations. If you are one to like the more agitated lifestyle and can’t live without shopping or sipping your favorite coffee all day long, don’t worry; plenty of trendy shops, wine shops, coffee shops, restaurants and even antique stores are available in town.
Living in Fairfield is amazing, as it is a town that offers both modern resources to improve your life, but also opportunities for relaxation, culture, art, and general growth. Whether you prefer a modest location or an expensive neighborhood, Fairfield has so much to offer that it is impossible not to like it.

Fairfield Demographic Details :

  • Area: 59,031
  • Population: 59,031
  • Households: 20,880
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Areas and Neighborhoods

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Fairfield CT Sasco

Located along Southport Harbor and Long Island Sound, these luxury homes boast spectacular waterviews.

  • 34Homes
  • $2.85MAvg Price
  • 4,562Avg SqFt
  • 1969Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Southport

Settled in 1639 and located along Long Island Sound, this historic neighborhood features many beautiful homes.

  • 63Homes
  • $1.50MAvg Price
  • 3,562Avg SqFt
  • 1949Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Greenfield Hills

One of the town's historic neighborhoods, this part of town is well known for its Dogwood Festival.

  • 108Homes
  • $1.38MAvg Price
  • 5,080Avg SqFt
  • 1962Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Fairfield Beach

Located along the Long Island Sound, homes along the beach boast beautiful views.

  • 89Homes
  • $1.32MAvg Price
  • 2,981Avg SqFt
  • 1982Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Sturges

This charming neighborhood is well known for its historic architecture, including the Jonathan Sturges House, built in 1840.

  • 15Homes
  • $853KAvg Price
  • 2,827Avg SqFt
  • 1950Avg Year
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Fairfield CT University

Located in the surrounding area of Fairfield University, this charming area of town is also closeby to the center of town.

  • 95Homes
  • $651KAvg Price
  • 2,511Avg SqFt
  • 1964Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Fairfield Woods

This neighborhood is located close to the Brooklawn Country Club and Lake Mohegan, where you can hike or swim.

  • 30Homes
  • $608KAvg Price
  • 2,674Avg SqFt
  • 1960Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Fairfield Center

With a home located in the center of town, it's just a short walk or drive from your front door to many wonderful restaurants and boutiques.

  • 16Homes
  • $578KAvg Price
  • 1,783Avg SqFt
  • 1962Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Lake Mohegan

Located around Lake Mohegan, hiking and swimming is right in your backyard.

  • 15Homes
  • $575KAvg Price
  • 2,662Avg SqFt
  • 1968Avg Year
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Condominium Complexes

Fairfield CT Harbor House

This waterfront community in the upscale neighborhood Southport boasts gorgeous views of the Long Island Sound.

  • 2Homes
  • $1.45MAvg Price
  • 1,560Avg SqFt
  • 2003Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Southport Green

Located in Southport, these cluster homes are just a short distance from the train station, shopping, and harbor.

  • 1Homes
  • $1.30MAvg Price
  • 3,293Avg SqFt
  • 2006Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Burr Court

This beach community offers 10 detached homes that boast large decks and waterfront views.

  • 1Homes
  • $900KAvg Price
  • 1,890Avg SqFt
  • 1988Avg Year
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Fairfield CT The Oaks

Best rated in town, these luxury Georgian style townhomes offer upscale fixtures and finishes, as well as close proximity to the town's center.

  • 1Homes
  • $899KAvg Price
  • 2,995Avg SqFt
  • 1989Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Pine Ridge

These 25 Colonial inspired units offer residents beach rights to several of the town's beaches.

  • 3Homes
  • $725KAvg Price
  • 2,516Avg SqFt
  • 1989Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Greenfield Hunt

Located in the upscale Greenfield Hills neighborhood, these Colonial style units offer a heated pool and clubhouse for residents.

  • 3Homes
  • $678KAvg Price
  • 3,056Avg SqFt
  • 1996Avg Year
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Fairfield CT The Meadows

These ranch style units boasts a great location and is only a few minutes away from beaches, golf courses, and hiking trails.

  • 2Homes
  • $660KAvg Price
  • 2,329Avg SqFt
  • 1978Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Stratfield Falls

Residents of these beautiful cluster homes are granted beach rights to several of the town's local beaches.

  • 1Homes
  • $629KAvg Price
  • 2,347Avg SqFt
  • 1999Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Somerset

These cape style condominiums offer a convenient location to the town's center, as well as the Merritt Parkway, making it easy on commuters.

  • 1Homes
  • $549KAvg Price
  • 2,456Avg SqFt
  • 1996Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Stone Ridge

With a clubhouse, and fitness center on site, this gated community offers residents decks, hardwood floors, and high ceilings.

  • 1Homes
  • $520KAvg Price
  • 1,491Avg SqFt
  • 2005Avg Year
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