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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.

  • 33Homes
  • $2.74MAvg Price
  • 3,969Avg SqFt
  • 1950Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Southport

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

  • 64Homes
  • $1.43MAvg Price
  • 3,487Avg SqFt
  • 1951Avg 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.

  • 73Homes
  • $1.37MAvg Price
  • 5,239Avg SqFt
  • 1969Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Fairfield Beach

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

  • 79Homes
  • $1.20MAvg Price
  • 2,848Avg SqFt
  • 1976Avg 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.

  • 11Homes
  • $804KAvg Price
  • 2,943Avg SqFt
  • 1965Avg 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.

  • 14Homes
  • $708KAvg Price
  • 2,457Avg SqFt
  • 1963Avg 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.

  • 82Homes
  • $619KAvg Price
  • 2,450Avg SqFt
  • 1964Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Lake Mohegan

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

  • 8Homes
  • $516KAvg Price
  • 2,251Avg SqFt
  • 1961Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Stratfield

Located between Brooklawn Country Club and Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course, this quiet neighborhood is also located close to shopping at Black Rock Turnpike and the Trumbull Mall.

  • 36Homes
  • $499KAvg Price
  • 2,226Avg SqFt
  • 1957Avg 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
  • $1.34MAvg Price
  • 1,922Avg 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.

  • 2Homes
  • $1.30MAvg Price
  • 3,156Avg SqFt
  • 2006Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Pequot Landing

These newly built condominiums has an unbeatable location. Close to restaurants, shopping, and the beach, this community is great for everyone.

  • 1Homes
  • $950KAvg Price
  • 2,994Avg SqFt
  • 2004Avg 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
  • $849KAvg Price
  • 2,914Avg SqFt
  • 1988Avg 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.

  • 2Homes
  • $690KAvg Price
  • 2,626Avg SqFt
  • 1996Avg 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.

  • 2Homes
  • $580KAvg Price
  • 2,141Avg SqFt
  • 1987Avg 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.

  • 2Homes
  • $549KAvg Price
  • 2,637Avg 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.

  • 2Homes
  • $524KAvg Price
  • 1,473Avg SqFt
  • 2005Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Southgate Condos

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

  • 2Homes
  • $127KAvg Price
  • 633Avg SqFt
  • 1983Avg Year
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