Homes & Places to Live in Shelton, CT

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The area now known as Shelton was originally settled by members of the Paugussett tribe who were hunter/gatherers and who were also involved in agriculture. They referred to the area they lived in as Pootatuck. It did not take long for English settlers to move in, displacing the Paugussett tribe. By 1717 there were about 50 families living in what was then called Corum.

Corum was primarily an agricultural community but a prosperous one which allowed the inhabitants to build a number of buildings which still stand today such as the Huntington Congregational Church. In town there was also a shipyard and docks for shipping the produce to market further down the coast and to New York City.

During the nineteenth century Shelton became a center of manufacturing, built a dam and canal and a significant water oriented business. Factories manufactured paper, boxes, woolen yarn, pins, tack, hooks and eyes, carriage and other hardware, pianos, rubber goods, printing presses, combs, razor straps, bicycle parts and silk goods. The ease of shipment contributed to the success of the town. In the 1970 and 1980s industry declined as companies moved out of New England to places where labor was cheaper.

With the building of Route 8, Shelton changed again as office space became available and favorable costs of doing business attracted companies such as Tetley Tea, General Electric, ITT, Black and Decker, Tetra-Pak and Cheseborough-Ponds. Today Shelton is an energized community with an eye to the past with its aggressive rebuilding of downtown Shelton, its restoration of historic buildings and an eye to the future as High rise condominiums are built to house those working for the companies moving to town.

Shelton Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

149 HOMES FOR SALE
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median price
$ 460K

price / sq. ft.
$ 218

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305 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
23 Sep '22

avg. on market
69 days

sale / list ratio
103.5%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 106 $ 515K
Condos 38 $ 413K
Multi Family 5 $ 554K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 20 $ 476K
Contemporary 4 $ 468K
Colonial 46 $ 630K
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 26 $ 486K
Mansions 1 $ 930K

Homes for Sale in Shelton Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$965,000
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Average sale price

$490,487

Median sale price

$460,000

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 73.1M

Sale / List ratio

103.5%

Newest homes built in

2022
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Average construction year

1974

Median construction year

1980

Oldest homes built in

1792
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Biggest home

7,164 square feet
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Average home surface

2,328 square feet

Median home surface

2,102square feet

Smallest home

756 square feet
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Neighborhoods

Shelton, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood White Hills $ 650K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Trap Falls $ 332K median price
With most homes on the market Huntington 74 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Huntington 146 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Huntington

Named for a statesman and patriot from the American Revolution, this area of town has a rich history.

146 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Shelton Center

This charming center of town is located along the Housatonic River.

134 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Trap Falls

This nature friendly neighborhood was named for the Trap Falls Reservoir, where you can fish in the summer.

31 homes recently sold see neighborhood

White Hills

One of the oldest parts of town, this area is known for its historic homes, rolling hills, and dogwood trees.

30 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Shelton, CT has 44 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Huntington Village

Shelton

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1980

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Huntington Heights

Shelton

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
1987

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Buddington Park

Shelton

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3, 4

Year built
1991

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Wellspring Estates

Shelton

Unit Styles
Single Family Detached, Colonial, Contemporary, Townhouse

Bedrooms
3

Year built
2004 - 2007

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Coram Hill

Shelton

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1997, 1998

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Riverview

Shelton

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1969, 1970

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Cranberry Hill Estates

Shelton

Unit Styles
Colonial, Single Family Detached

Bedrooms
3, 4

Year built
2010 - 2012

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Meadow Lake

Shelton

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
1984

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Asbury Ridge

Shelton

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1983

Community
Adult

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Vista Apartments

Shelton

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
2014, 2022

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