Places to Live and Homes in Norwalk, CT

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About the Town

This town offers affordable homes, as well as luxury homes, many of which feature waterfront views. With a variety of vibrant neighborhoods, there is always something to do.
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Norwalk is a beautiful and lively city in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Found 45 miles from New York City, it is part of the greater New York Metropolitan area. The town has plenty of historic houses, which were once occupied by renowned writers and artists, sophisticated and wealthy communities, as well as many houses that face the calming waters of the Long Island Sound, providing incredible views. Norwalk is a town where everyone can find a lovely place to live, at affordable prices.

Norwalk was purchased in 1640, and chartered as a town in 1651. During the Revolutionary War, the town was almost completely destroyed by the British troops, with only six houses left standing. Oyster farming and the New York and New Haven Railroad that started operating through town, contributed to the town’s growth and development in the 19th century. Incorporated as the town it is today in 1913, Norwalk is nowadays one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Norwalk is one of those towns that give out a busy feel, but are extremely beautiful and often offer the peace and tranquility one needs amidst the daily activities. With two sandy beaches and several ponds, a variety of golf courses, tennis courts, and wonderful parks, the town offers residents a wealth of recreational opportunities. Norwalk is known for its Maritime Aquarium, the annual Oyster Festival that always attracts large crowds, but also for the sophisticated shopping and eating district that is known as SoNo- South Norwalk business district.

This small city has strong manufacturing roots; in the 20th century, a major industry in Norwalk was the manufacturing of leather goods and materials for clothing. Many companies move their headquarters in Norwalk, as the city has a great transportation system and affordable work force. Some of the companies that can be found in Norwalk today are: Applera, ABB Inc., Pepperidge Farms, Xerox and more.

Norwalk has a much appreciated educational system and always provides top notch school programs. The town is beautiful, and its location on the Long Island Sound and close to New York City makes it a living choice for many people. The landscape of the city is constantly changing, many old buildings and houses are being torn down and replaced with new structures to fit modern lifestyles. Energetic, vibrant and sophisticated, the town of Norwalk is very welcoming and a wonderful place to live.

Norwalk Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale in Norwalk

443 homes for sale

$ 539K median price

$ 301 price / sq foot

latest homes for sale

Single Family Home

5 Cider Lane, Norwalk CT $ 415,000 Active
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.29 Acres 1,056 Sqft Built in 1958 Ranch
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listed on 7 Jul 2020

Multi Family Home

29 East Avenue, Norwalk CT $ 548,000 Active
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.17 Acres 2,058 Sqft Built in 1900 Units on different Floors
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listed on 7 Jul 2020

Single Family Home

111 Ward Street, Norwalk CT $ 459,000 Active
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.2 Acres 1,716 Sqft Built in 1935 Cape Cod
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listed on 7 Jul 2020
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Styles & Types of the Homes for Sale

1962 avg. year built

2,404 avg. sq feet

0.56 avg. acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 296 $ 910K
Condos 129 $ 359K
Multi Family 18 $ 533K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 51 $ 413K
Antique 7 $ 634K
Victorian 7 $ 723K
Contemporary 23 $ 1.16M
Colonial 142 $ 1.11M
Cottage 6 $ 1.73M
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 264 $ 782K
Luxury 21 $ 3.06M
Mansions 9 $ 2.30M
New Construction 443 $ 734K

Recently Sold Homes in Norwalk, CT

196 recently sold

97.7% sale / list ratio

90 days on market

latest sold homes

Single Family Home

31 Craw Avenue, Norwalk CT $ 1,650,000 Sold
4 Beds 3 Baths 0.16 Acres 3,159 Sqft Built in 2000 Colonial
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sold on 7 Jul 2020

Single Family Home

8 Bettswood Road, Norwalk CT $ 530,000 Sold
4 Beds 4 Baths 0.29 Acres 2,516 Sqft Built in 1999 Contemporary
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sold on 6 Jul 2020

Single Family Home

1 Silvermine Ridge, Norwalk CT $ 675,000 Sold
4 Beds 3 Baths 0.29 Acres 2,930 Sqft Built in 2000 Colonial
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sold on 6 Jul 2020
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Homes for Sale in Norwalk Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$4,899,000
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Average sale price

$734,079

Median sale price

$539,000

Cheapest home

$129,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 325M

Sale / List ratio

98%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1962

Median construction year

1965

Oldest homes built in

1715
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Biggest home

10,157 square feet
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Average home surface

2,404

Median home surface

2,062

Smallest home

384 square feet
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Homes for Sale in Norwalk Monthly Report
June 2020

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Homes for sale median price evolution, in Norwalk.

Homes for Rent in Norwalk

111 homes for rent

$ 2.2K median price

$ 2.75 price / sq foot

latest homes for rent

Multi Family Home

39 Gregory Boulevard, unit L, Norwalk CT $ 1,400 Active
1 Beds 1 Baths 0.17 Acres 350 Sqft Built in 1900 Apartment
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listed on 7 Jul 2020

Multi Family Home

12 Gregory Boulevard, unit B, Norwalk CT $ 2,100 Active
2 Beds 1 Baths 0.14 Acres 1,866 Sqft Built in 1937 Other
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listed on 7 Jul 2020

Condo Home

44 Stuart Avenue, unit B2, Norwalk CT $ 2,295 Active
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,350 Sqft Built in 2012 Townhouse
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listed on 7 Jul 2020
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Recently Rented Homes in Norwalk, CT

195 recently rented

101.2% rent / list ratio

41 days on market

latest rented homes

Multi Family Home

28 Adams Avenue, unit 1, Norwalk CT $ 2,350 Rented
3 Beds 1 Baths 0.16 Acres 1,376 Sqft Built in 1920 Colonial
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rented on 7 Jul 2020

Residential Property

212 New Canaan Avenue, Norwalk CT $ 2,100 Rented
1 Beds 1 Baths 1.08 Acres 1,000 Sqft Built in 1950 Cottage
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rented on 7 Jul 2020

Single Family Home

219 Norwalk Road, Norwalk CT $ 4,900 Rented
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.02 Acres 3,100 Sqft Built in 1983 Colonial
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rented on 7 Jul 2020
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Homes for Rent in Norwalk Monthly Report
June 2020

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Neighborhoods in Norwalk, CT

Norwalk, CT has 11 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Wilson Point $ 3.90M median price
Most affordable neighborhood South Norwalk (SoNo) $ 304K median price
With most homes on the market Rowayton 62 homes for sale
With the largest homes Wilson Point 0 avg. square feet
With most recently sold homes Rowayton 21 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Rowayton

This beautiful neighborhood is located along the Long Island Sound, providing plenty of water views and easy access to the beach.

21 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Cranbury

This charming neighborhood has worked hard to preserve the historical and rural quality of this area.

18 homes recently sold see neighborhood

West Rocks

This lovely neighborhood features a variety of affordable homes and neighborhoods.

17 homes recently sold see neighborhood

West Norwalk

A mainly residential area, there are many large stores located nearby. Also home to Norwalk Community College.

15 homes recently sold see neighborhood

South Norwalk (SoNo)

Known locally as SoNo, this part of town is well known for its restaurants and nightlife. The Maritime Aquarium also provides entertainment for all...

12 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes in Norwalk, CT

Norwalk, CT has 54 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex Oyster Wharf $ 2.80M median price
Most affordable complex Washington Row $ 204K median price
With most homes on the market Winnipauk Village 6 homes for sale
With the largest homes Oyster Wharf 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Winnipauk Village 3 sold in last 90 days
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