A haven of grace and charm, this illustrious town is more than a collection of neighborhoods, it's a lifestyle.

Welcome to Westport

The epitome of coastal sophistication and New England charm

Step into Westport and witness opulent homes, vibrant culture, and soul-soothing coastal vistas. A haven of grace and charm, this illustrious town is more than a collection of neighborhoods, it's a lifestyle. Bordered by the Long Island Sound, the city’s verdant landscapes seamlessly blend with those sparkling waters. The aura is palpable, and so is the strong economy and sense of community, making Westport a sanctuary of sophisticated living.

What to Love

  • Exceptional luxury real estate offerings
  • Thriving arts and cultural scene
  • Coastal leisure with waterfront recreation
  • Quintessential New England elegance
  • Strategic location between New York City and New Haven

Local Lifestyle

Westport is known for its coastal aesthetics, community warmth, and high-end aura. The town emanates a quintessential New England charm laced with modernity. You can find quaint shops and small restaurants near the coast or in the town center. Westport’s three main arteries are the east-west freeways 15, 1, and 95. Quiet residential streets branch throughout the region, making Westport ideal for settling down.

Dining and entertainment

At Terrain Garden Café, lose yourself in a mix of gastronomy and nature — the establishment combines a café, garden, and shop in one breathtaking space. Joe’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant, an institution in its own right, is the go-to for authentic, comfort-laden pies that have captured hearts for decades. Meanwhile, The Whelk offers seafood lovers an extraordinary dining experience with its location overlooking the Saugatuck River. The atmosphere is casual yet classy — an excellent spot to enjoy your drink of choice.

Several of Westport’s best restaurants, including The Whelk, enjoy waterfront locations. Bartaco is a great place to eat tacos and other Mexican food. Overlooking the Saugatuck River, the eatery has a laid-back atmosphere and outdoor seating with a view (the menu includes duck birria, roasted half chicken, glazed pork belly rice bowl, and key lime pie in a jar). About 1.5 miles down the river, you’ll find Parker Mansion, a casual restaurant with various menu options. You can sit dockside, on the patio, or inside. The menu includes burgers, sandwiches, fish and chips, pizza, pasta, salmon, shrimp, and clams. Try the chocolate chip cookie or coconut pecan carrot cake for dessert.

Things to Do

The creatively inclined will find their haven in the area's thriving arts scene, while nature lovers will be drawn to the well-maintained parks and invigorating green spaces. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) is a non-profit visual and performing arts center that offers a variety of cultural experiences for all ages. It is centrally located between many of the East Coast's leading performance venues. MoCA has something for everyone: sculpture, live plays, chamber music, painting, and movies. It also offers a variety of lectures, art classes, and artist talks throughout the year.

Compo Beach is a 29-acre popular summer spot in Westport with stunning views of Long Island Sound and Westport's finest homes. It has many amenities, including a boardwalk, pavilion, concession stands, volleyball courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, rental lockers, a playground, lifeguards, and a convenient grocery store nearby. Westport locals also enjoy Burying Hill Beach and Old Mill Beach.

A robust calendar of community events keeps the spirit of unity alive, and the selection of gastronomic establishments and shopping venues is just the cherry on top. Indeed, Westport offers a family-friendly environment that is second to none, harmoniously blended with all the refined amenities one could desire.


Westport Public Schools operates several public institutions throughout Westport. Students may attend:

  • Staples High School
  • Bedford Middle School
  • Coleytown Middle School
  • Coleytown Elementary School
  • Kings Highway Elementary School
  • Greens Farms Elementary School
  • Saugatuck Elementary School
  • Long Lots Elementary School
  • Greens Farms Academy (private)

Overview for Westport, CT

27,168 people live in Westport, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $124,015. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

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Around Westport, CT

There's plenty to do around Westport, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Strigo Coffee, Greenfield Hill Wines & Spirits, and Seaside Sliders.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.55 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.81 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Westport, CT

Westport has 9,478 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westport do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 27,168 people call Westport home. The population density is 1,517.029 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.08 / 49.92%

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Schools in Westport, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Westport. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Coleytown Elementary School
K - 5th
St Paul Lutheran Preschool And Kindergarten
PreK - K
No rating available
Bedford Middle School
6th - 8th
Long Lots School
K - 5th
9th - 12th
K - 5th
King's Highway Elementary School
K - 5th
Saugatuck Elementary School
K - 5th
Pierrepont School
K - 12th
No rating available
The Learning Community Day School
PreK - K
No rating available

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