Homes & Places to Live in Monroe, CT

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Map of Monroe, CT

The town of Monroe, named after President James Monroe, is a small community in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Settled in 1639, Monroe was a part of Stratford and it was known as North Stratford in 1744. Incorporated in 1823, the town is bordered by Easton, Newtown, Oxford, Shelton and Trumbull.

It its early years, Monroe was an agricultural community, but as the railroad came to town, everything changed. The produce that was sold only locally, got to market much quicker and for the first time the possibility of shipping manufactured goods emerged. The town experienced an unprecedented growth with the appearance of factories for producing shirts, carriages and mill goods. However, by the end of the 19th century, everything changed and there were barely 900 people living in Monroe. The situation remained like that until 1950-1960 when soldiers returned from war and people began to turn their attention to Monroe. It was then, when the town started growing again.

Today, the town of Monroe is mostly a bedroom community of Stamford and New York City. Over time, the town managed to maintain its rural feel, having only a few companies headquartered here. With many open spaces and beautiful parks, Monroe is the kind of town that always offers great recreational activities. You can explore miles of hiking trails, enjoy a day of fishing on one of the town’s lakes, swim or go boating. Residents of Monroe are offered tennis courts, ball fields, golf courses, and sandy beaches on the Long Island Sound. In addition, the education opportunities in Monroe are truly wonderful, the town’s schools constantly ranking high among Connecticut’s best schools.

Monroe is so well located that you can easily get to Hartford or New Haven, as well as to New York City and Stamford. This is a lovely, family-oriented town with beautiful houses, lovely green spaces, and plenty of opportunities for a carefree and peaceful lifestyle.

Monroe Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

61 HOMES FOR SALE
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median price
$ 540K

price / sq. ft.
$ 217

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112 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
27 May '22

avg. on market
54 days

sale / list ratio
101.4%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 53 $ 603K
Condos 7 $ 325K
Multi Family 1 $ 540K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 5 $ 342K
Antique 2 $ 409K
Contemporary 2 $ 575K
Colonial 32 $ 674K
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 5 $ 600K
Mansions 1 $ 1.60M

Homes for Sale in Monroe Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$1,599,000
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Average sale price

$570,381

Median sale price

$539,900

Cheapest home

$139,900 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 34.8M

Sale / List ratio

101.4%

Newest homes built in

2022
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Average construction year

1976

Median construction year

1984

Oldest homes built in

1850
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Biggest home

6,942 square feet
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Average home surface

2,692 square feet

Median home surface

2,488square feet

Smallest home

790 square feet
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Neighborhoods

Monroe, CT has 3 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Monroe Center $ 570K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Stepney $ 400K median price
With most homes on the market Monroe Center 27 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Stepney 54 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Stepney

With a rich history, this neighborhood has over a dozen historic buildings.

54 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Monroe Center

This beautifully landscaped area of town features several historic buildings from the mid-1700s.

44 homes recently sold see neighborhood

East Village

This friendly community is located just south of Lake Zoar, where you can boat, fish, or hike!

36 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Monroe, CT has 5 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

The Hills of Monroe

Monroe

Unit Styles
Single Family Detached, Colonial

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1987 - 1994

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Hidden Knolls

Monroe

Unit Styles
Ranch, Garden Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1987

Community
Adult

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