Danbury, Connecticut, is a city in Fairfield County. The city is not far from the New York border, which is only about 70 miles away. Danbury offers plenty of hiking at places like Bear Mountain Reservation, the Old Quarry Nature Center and Wooster Mountain State Park. Danbury has three museums including the Danbury Museum and Historical Society. If you are looking for a rental apartment, a house to buy or a rent to own home, Danbury is definitely a good place to start your search.
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Housing in Danbury In this Connecticut city, the median sales price for a home as of July 13th, 2013 was $237,500. This is an increase of $12,000 from the previous quarter, but despite the 5.3 percent increase from the last quarter, it's still a 5 percent decrease from the previous year. The average for listing prices for homes in Danbury was $350,196, as of August 14th, 2013. 58.6 percent of homes in Danbury are owner occupied and 41.4 percent of homes here are rented. The median years in residence in this city is 3.72 years, while the annual residential turnover is 15.21 percent.
Danbury School Systems There are two public high schools in this area. One is Danbury High School, and the other is Henry Abbott Technical High School. Broadview Middle School and Rogers Park Middle School are the two middle schools in the region. Danbury has 13 elementary schools. Some examples include Shelter Rock (K-5), Park Avenue (K-5),King Street Primary (K-3) and Ellsworth Avenue (K-5). Parents can send their children to Immaculate High School, which is a parochial school. The parents have the choice of between three elementary schools: St Peter-Sacred Heart School, St. Joseph School and St. Gregory the Great School. All of these schools offer education up to the eighth grade. Colonial Hills Christian Academy, Maimonides Academy and Wooster School are some examples of private schools in the area.
Danbury Local Events and FestivalsThere are plenty of festivities in Danbury. The Annual Blues, Views and BBQ Festival is held in August and features food, fun, barbecue competitions and music. The OK2BERFEST is held at the end of September and supplies visitors with beer and food at a local brewery. The March for Education Parade presents visitors with free food, presenters, games and music.
NeighborhoodsThere are 15 constituent neighborhoods in this town. Each has a good offering of rent to own houses, houses to buy, and a few apartments to rent.
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