Manchester, Connecticut 

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Population

57,362

+0.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$63,198

Median Home Price

$205,100

Median Age

35.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.0

summer / winter


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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.
Zip Codes: 06040 06042
Cost of Living: -1.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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Manchester, Ct Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Stable economy
Arts and culture
Cultural diversity
Cons
Low job growth
Cost of living
Harsh winters

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Manchester is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
In the last Presidential election, Hartford county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.1% to 35.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Manchester's population is 57,362 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $205,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

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



Best Places to Live in Manchester Rankings


Housing Market in Manchester

It's a good time to buy in Manchester. Home Appreciation is up 18.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Manchester is $205,100.
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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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