Homes & Places to Live in Norwalk, CT

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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

315 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added

median price
$ 545K

price / sq. ft.
$ 335

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673 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
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avg. on market
72 days

sale / list ratio
100.9%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 184 $ 1.03M
Condos 103 $ 368K
Multi Family 28 $ 602K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 40 $ 484K
Antique 2 $ 712K
Victorian 4 $ 1.82M
Contemporary 19 $ 1.52M
Mediterranean 1 $ 549K
Tudor 2 $ 4.14M
Colonial 100 $ 1.12M
Cottage 1 $ 2.50M
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 40 $ 1.26M
Luxury 20 $ 3.41M
Mansions 6 $ 3.48M

Homes for Sale in Norwalk Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$7,650,000
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Average sale price

$774,739

Median sale price

$545,000

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 244M

Sale / List ratio

100.9%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1960

Median construction year

1965

Oldest homes built in

1744
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Biggest home

17,922 square feet
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Average home surface

2,269 square feet

Median home surface

1,952square feet

Smallest home

384 square feet
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Homes for Rent

68 HOMES FOR RENT
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median price
$ 2.3K
price / sq. ft.
$ 2

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354 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
latest rented
22 Jul '21

avg. on market
44 days

rent / list ratio
100.7%

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Neighborhoods

Norwalk, CT has 11 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Wilson Point $ 5.25M median price
Most affordable neighborhood South Norwalk (SoNo) $ 296K median price
With most homes on the market South Norwalk (SoNo) 45 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes West Norwalk 62 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

West Norwalk

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

62 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Cranbury

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

60 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Rowayton

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

58 homes recently sold see neighborhood

West Rocks

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

54 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...

50 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Norwalk, CT has 142 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

The Gables

Norwalk

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1988

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Elmcrest Apartments

Norwalk

Bedrooms
1

Year built
1955

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Silvermine Riverfront

Norwalk

Unit Styles
Ranch, Garden Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1976

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