Shelton, Connecticut 

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Population

41,296

17% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$88,369

Avg. Home Price

$310,400

Best Places to Live in Shelton, Connecticut

Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Close to New York City
-Good climate for region
Cons
-Some blighted areas
-Cost of living
-Long commutes

Local Listings in Shelton, CT
 $302,500 
29 Sylvan Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 2623 SqFt
 $302,500 
29 Sylvan Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 2623 SqFt
 $306,400 
1 Brownson Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2700 SqFt
 $296,400 
30 Meadowbrook Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2231 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Connecticut
County: Fairfield County
Metro Area: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Shelton
Zip Codes: 06484
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Shelton is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shelton jobs have increased by 1.39%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shelton's cost of living is 35.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Shelton's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Shelton's population is 41,296 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.60%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Shelton is $310,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.80%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Shelton

SCHOOLS
Shelton public schools spend $15,486 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Shelton. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Shelton

It's a good time to buy in Shelton. Home Appreciation is up 2.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Shelton Real Estate or Find top agents in Shelton

The median home price in Shelton is $310,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Shelton   3 Reviews
Shelton, CT best place to live - 11/25/2018
I love Shelton it's the best place to live. Good schools, low crime, low taxes for CT, great volunteer firefighters and EMT's.... Read More

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I'm staying put - 1/12/2012
I see a lot of people complain about Shelton.OK,it's their right.Is it perfect? Of course not.But I've seen a lot of people leave and come back in a year or two.What is... Read More

Low taxes are not enough. - 6/16/2006
Sure, the taxes in Shelton are very low compared to the rest of Fairfield County, but that isn't enough. Property Values are climbing faster than wage increases. ... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SHELTON, CONNECTICUT
06484

NEW LISTINGS IN SHELTON CT
$302,500
29 Sylvan Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 |

$306,400
1 Brownson Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$296,400
30 Meadowbrook Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$340,000
36 Whitewood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$329,900
59 Hilltop Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$290,000
221 Division Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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