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Overview

Introduction to Weston, Connecticut

Weston, Connecticut, in Fairfield county, is 5 miles N of Norwalk, Connecticut and 44 miles NE of New York, New York. The town is in the Stamford - Norwalk area.

Weston History

English settlers first arrived in this area in the early 18th century. Weston was created in 1845, when North Fairfield was divided into two parts. Early settlers in this area grew potatoes, onions and apples here. However the town never had a railway line passing through it, which damaged prospects of non-agricultural businesses.

Weston and nearby Attractions

  • Devil's Den Preserve
  • Bisceglie Park
  • Katherine Ordway Preserve
  • Saugatuck Reservoir
  • Brett Woods Conservation Area
  • Barn Museum

Things To Do In Weston

Weston is home to three historic districts which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It also has several parks that provide facilities like beautiful gardens, a swimming pool, baseball fields and woodlands. The town is also home to a 20 mile trail system that connects to the Saugatuck Valley Trails System.

Weston Transportation

Flights are available from the Tweed-New Haven Airport.

Weston Higher Education

The University Of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and Norwalk Community College are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,347
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+4,648
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married70.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher83.5%
Median Earnings25+$101,382
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$60,795
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,286

Wealth

Median Family Income$250
% Above Poverty Level98.1%
% Below Poverty Level1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home16.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation11.3%

Housing

People Living Alone14.1%
Median Gross Rent$2,579
Median House Value$857,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
Italian16.8%
Irish16.2%
English11%
German10.2%
Russian8.6%
Polish7.5%
Hungarian3.2%
Welsh2.2%
Austrian1.9%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Dutch1.2%
Ukrainian1%
Norwegian0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Greek0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Brazilian0.6%
African0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Arab0.3%
US/American0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Weston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fairfield County
Standard Zip Codes6883
Phone Area Codes203
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.22
Approximate Longitude-73.37

Weston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNORWALK GAS PLANT
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationSTAMFORD 5 N
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp66 to 82 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches

Weston Public Libraries

Weston Public Library
56 NORFIELD RD.
Weston, Connecticut
(203) 222-2665

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Weston Public Schools

Weston High School
115 School Road
ZIP: 6883
High
Total Enrollment 781
Weston Middle School
135 School Road
ZIP: 6883
Middle
Total Enrollment 603
Weston Intermediate School
95 School Road
ZIP: 6883
Primary
Total Enrollment 548
Hurlbutt Elementary School
9 School Road
ZIP: 6883
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
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