Manchester, Connecticut 

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Population

58,172

+0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$63,198

Median Home Price

$169,000

Best Places to Live in Manchester, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Manchester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Manchester
 $199,900 
16 Oakland Ter
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1536 SqFt
 $169,900 
461 Parker St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1562 SqFt
 $349,900 
73 High Ledge Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2350 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Manchester
Zip Codes: 06040 06042
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Manchester is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Manchester jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Manchester's cost of living is 1.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Manchester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Manchester, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hartford county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Manchester's population is 58,172 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Manchester is $169,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Manchester public schools spend $20,020 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.7 students per teacher in Manchester. More Education


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Housing Market in Manchester

It's a good time to buy in Manchester. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Manchester Real Estate

The median home price in Manchester is $169,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Manchester   5 Reviews
I WOULDN'T HAVE STAYED FOR 20 YRS OTHERWISE! - 7/16/2018
My husband and I moved to CT 20 years ago. He was headhunted by a firm in Hartford, and they made a good enough salary offer to bring us here. Oy, the sticker shock!... Read More

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manchester ct. - 1/15/2015
It Sucks No work no friendly... Read More

Gateway - 1/18/2011
Manchester is a gateway to Hartford. Then its all down hill from there. watch out... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT
06040 06042

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NEW LISTINGS IN MANCHESTER
$199,900
16 Oakland Ter
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$169,900
461 Parker St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$349,900
73 High Ledge Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$179,900
67 Hemlock St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$150,000
10 Meadow Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$185,000
314 School St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$274,900
54 Kennedy Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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