TOWN OF FAIRFIELD
Fairfield is a town in Fairfield County, CT, of more than 59,000 people. Fairfield is a desirable community with a high-income demographic, a great education system, and a low crime rate. The town features five miles of coastline on the Long Island Sound, five town beaches, two marinas, recreation programs, three commuter train stations for easy access to the New York Metropolitan region, and much more.
Fairfield School District is a top-rated public school district located in Fairfield, CT. It has 9,805 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1.
Fairfield is also home to two post-secondary institutions, Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University.
Money magazine’s 2006 Best Places to Live Survey ranked Fairfield as the second-safest municipality in the United States. In 2012, Fairfield was ranked 64th in Money magazine’s Best Places to live. The September 2014 Money magazine ranked Fairfield the 44th best place to live in the United States and the best place to live in Connecticut.
There are 20,596 Housing Units, with about 71.0% of those being owner-occupied. Most of the Housing Units are single-family detached dwellings with 3-4 bedrooms. The typical home value of homes in Fairfield is $577,610. Fairfield home values have gone up 7.6% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 10.3% in the next year.
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