Wilton

Wilton

Beautiful open fields have always been the town’s defining characteristic.

Welcome to Wilton

Suburban elegance and longstanding community spirit


Step into the refined embrace of Wilton, a sanctuary that perfectly balances secluded grace with a neighborly atmosphere. Characterized by its high educational standards and close-knit sensibility, Wilton real estate delivers on the region’s obvious potential for luxury living. As of October 2023, the town has over 60 luxury properties with a median list price of about $1.25 million.

Wilton was first recognized as a parish in 1726, and its roots extend further back into New England history. Beautiful open fields have always been the town’s defining characteristic. Wilton’s residential streets are awash with charming homes, displaying a nuanced blend of architectural styles that personify the aesthetic of this aspirational locale. Wilton is a thriving community where you and your family can live your best life.
 

What to Love

  • Luxury real estate with top-notch amenities
  • Breathtaking natural surroundings and outdoor leisure activities
  • Deep cultural roots and significant historical sites
  • Thriving shopping and gourmet dining scene

Local Lifestyle

Wilton's lifestyle is a tasteful blend of its rich heritage, natural splendor, and modern conveniences. The town's residents revel in annual events and traditions that are the heartbeat of the community, fostering a collective identity steeped in pride and camaraderie. Locals also relish the well-maintained gardens and public spaces that enhance the town's innate charm.

The numerous parks and forest reserves make weekend getaways unnecessary; a piece of paradise is always within arm's reach. From its cultural landmarks to the supportive range of community services, the local lifestyle reflects a meticulous commitment to quality and well-being, further enriched by diverse culinary and retail options.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Regarding dining, Bianco Rosso Wine Bar & Restaurant is a work of art encapsulated within walls. Elegant interiors complement a culinary narrative that's rich in flavor and innovation. Your every need is attentively met, ensuring an experience of dining and refined indulgence.

At Marly's, the menu is as welcoming as the atmosphere, offering many choices that tantalize the palate. Whether you're out with friends or on an intimate date, the variety of drinks and live music accentuate the already vivid social tapestry.

For those with a sweet tooth, Rise Doughnut is an exploration into the art of doughnut-making. Each offering promises many textures and flavors, all conceived and executed with an almost poetic flair. Rise is located in the center of Wilton, making it a convenient spot to begin your day’s adventure, whether you’re headed to Wilton Library or any of the town’s local parks.

And let’s not forget Open House. A gift shop with trinkets for every occasion, this small shop is one of the highlights of Center St. Open House and has been a Wilton fixture for over 35 years. The staff will help you find the perfect present, whether you’re looking for home decor, fashion accessories, baby items, or something else entirely.
 

Things to Do

Ambler Farm Day is not merely an event; it's a tradition, a community gathering that brings families together to celebrate Wilton's agricultural heritage. From hayrides to apple slingshots, the activities are nostalgic yet timeless.

Step into the Wilton Town Forest for a brush with nature. Whether it's a leisurely walk or an invigorating hike, the trails are pathways to tranquility. Experience the indigenous flora and fauna, making each visit an exploration of Wilton’s natural heritage.
 

Schools

About 3,750 students attend Wilton’s four public schools:

  • Miller-Driscoll School
  • Cider Mill School
  • Middlebrook School
  • Wilton High School

There are also five private schools in town:

  • Connecticut Friends School
  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • Seven Acres Montessori School
  • The Goddard School
  • Zion’s Hill Preschool

Overview for Wilton, CT

18,405 people live in Wilton, where the median age is 42.9 and the average individual income is $92,795.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,405

Total Population

42.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$92,795.98

Average individual Income

Around Wilton, CT

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

4
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
11
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bubble & Brew, Sweet Pierre's, and Super Scissors.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.09 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.22 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.36 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.53 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.32 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.32 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wilton, CT

Wilton has 5,955 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wilton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,405 people call Wilton home. The population density is 687.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,405

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.9

Median Age

50.69 / 49.31%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,955

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$92,795.98

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Wilton, CT

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Wilton. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cider Mill School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5
Middlebrook School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Miller-Driscoll School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
The Montessouri School
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available

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