New Canaan Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of New Canaan, CT

General New Canaan Information

State: Connecticut

County: Fairfield County

Close cities: Wilton, CT, Westport, CT, Stamford, CT, Georgetown, CT, Norwalk, CT, Cos Cob, CT, Weston, CT, Darien, CT

New Canaan Population (census data)
Total 19,890 (+2.0% since 2000)
Male 9,486 (47.7%)
Female 10,404 (52.3%)

Population Density: 899 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 172.3 (US Avg is 100)

New Canaan Elevation: 250 feet above sea level

Land Area: 22.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $174,366

Zip Codes: 06840, and 06842.

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New Canaan Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (26.2%)
  • English (20.0%)
  • German (15.6%)
  • Italian (13.7%)
  • Scottish (4.7%)
  • United States (4.3%)
Foriegn Born: 1,785 people (9.0%)
  • Europe (61.3%)
  • Asia (25.0%)
  • Latin America (13.8%)

Local New Canaan Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NFL Football: New York Giants, New York Jets
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

New Canaan School Information

High Schools
New Canaan High School (11 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT, 06840 - New Canaan School District District)
Middle Schools
Saxe Middle School (468 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT, 06840 - New Canaan School District District)
Other/Private Schools
East School (54 Little Brook Road, New Canaan, CT, 06840 - New Canaan School District District)
South School (8 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT, 06840 - New Canaan School District District)
West School (769 Ponus Ridge, New Canaan, CT, 06840 - New Canaan School District District)

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