Wealthiest Towns in Connecticut

5 Wealthiest Towns in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to some of the wealthiest people in America. From Hedge Fund Executives to High Profile Athletes, these wealthy Americans call Connecticut their home. Here are the top 5 wealthiest towns in Connecticut.

We based our rankings on income and not home valueThe information presented in this article are based on data from the US Census American Community Survey.

What are the Wealthiest Towns in Connecticut?

Below is a list of the wealthiest towns in Connecticut.

1. Darien, CT

Darien, CT
Darien, CT

Darien is one of the wealthiest towns in Connecticut. Located in Fairfield County, Darien has it all- pristine beaches, private Country Clubs and Yacht clubs, charming downtown and an easy train ride to NYC.

Darien has a population of 21,499. Home to some of the most affluent residents of Connecticut, Darien has a median household income of $232,523.

Darien’s median home value is $1,471,700. The homes in Darien are primarily owner-occupied (87%) with only 13% rentals. 

Darien residents are well educated with 83% of residents having obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher. Darien residents live a good work-life balance with an average commute time of 39 minutes.

Median Household Income$232,523
Bachelor’s Degree of Higher83%
Median Home Value$1,471,700

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2. Old Greenwich, CT

Old Greenwich CT
Old Greenwich, CT

Old Greenwich is home to some of the most wealthiest Connecticut residents. It is a charming seaside neighborhood that is in the Town of Greenwich with waterfront homes and private beaches. Old Greenwich has a population of 6,962 and a median household income of $222,794.

The median home value in Old Greenwich is $1,561,200. With Old Greenwich homes primarily owner-occupied (84%) and only 16% of homes in Old Greenwich are rentals. 

Old Greenwich residents are well educated with 80% of residents having obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Old Greenwich residents live a good work-life balance with an average commute time of 38 minutes. Certainly enough time to go to the beach after work for a picnic dinner by the water!

Median Household Income$222,794
Bachelor’s Degree of Higher80%
Median Home Value$1,561,200

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3. Weston, CT

Weston CT
Weston, CT

Weston is one of the most affluent towns in Connecticut with winding country roads and highly regarded schools. Located in Fairfield County, Weston has a population of 10,354. 

Home to some of the most affluent residents of Connecticut, Weston has a median household income of $222,535.

The median home value in Weston is $868,200 with 96% of homes owner-occupied and only 4% of homes are rentals. 

Weston residents are well educated with 78% of residents having obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher. Weston residents live a good work-life balance with an average commute time of 42 minutes.

Median Household Income$222,535
Bachelor’s Degree of Higher78%
Median Home Value$868,200

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4. Riverside, CT

Riverside CT
Riverside, CT

Riverside is one of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut. It is a picture perfect neighborhood in the Town of Greenwich with beaches, highly rated schools and an easy train ride to NYC.

Riverside is home to some of the most affluent residents of Connecticut with a median household income of $215,791. Riverside has a population of 8,843. 

The median home value of Riverside is $1,383,800. Homes in Riverside are primarily owner-occupied (80%) with only 20% rentals. 

Riverside residents are well educated with 73% of residents having obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher. Riverside residents live a good work-life balance with an average commute time of 37 minutes.

Median Household Income$215,791
Bachelor’s Degree of Higher73%
Median Home Value$1,383,800

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5. Westport, CT

Westport CT
Westport, CT

Westport is one of the wealthiest towns in Connecticut. Located in Fairfield County, Westport is an affluent town with beaches, private Country Clubs and Yacht Clubs. It has a population of 27,141. 

Home to some of the most affluent residents in Connecticut, Westport has a median household income of $206,466. The median home value in Westport is $1,150,400 with most homes primarily owner-occupied (85%) and only 15% rentals. 

Westport residents are well educated with 78% of residents having obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher. Westport residents live a good work-life balance with an average commute time of 44 minutes.

Median Household Income$206,466
Bachelor’s Degree of Higher78%
Median Home Value$1,150,400

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