It is known for its numerous historic 18th and 19th century homes and varied architectural styles throughout the town.

Overview for Wilton, CT

18,486 people live in Wilton, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $96,990. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Welcome to Wilton

A quaint New England town nestled in the Norwalk River Valley convenient to points both North and South
Wilton is a suburban residential community in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is known for its numerous historic 18th and19th century homes and varied architectural styles throughout the town. Most residential properties are zoned for 2-acres which makes for a more rural feel.  In recent years, the town has experienced steady growth and town officials have made a conscious effort to preserve the town’s character and enhance the quality of life for residents. 
Some of the area’s most notable attractions include Weir Farm, Connecticut’s only National Park which was once the summer home and studio of prominent American impressionist J. Alden Weir. People come to enjoy this beautiful site and hike the many trails nearby.
Other notable places include the Old Town Hall and Wilton Public Library, which is one of the most prominent libraries in Fairfield County. The area is also home to the Wilton Playshop, a small local theater that hosts plays, musicals, and other performances year-round.
The main street in Wilton has small shops, restaurants, and some boutiques. Wilton is known for its highly-rated public school system. It has two train stations with easy access to Norwalk, Stamford and New York City. The Route 7 Connector links Wilton drivers to both the Merritt Parkway and Interstate 95.

What to Love

  • Proximity to New York and New Haven
  • Quaint downtown with walkable shops and restaurants
  • Quality private and public schools
  • Peaceful, small-town community with friendly locals

Local Lifestyle

A small town, Wilton has a strong sense of community known for its beautiful scenery and friendly residents. Families know one another and interact through school and local activities. As a new resident, you will feel welcome in Wilton.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The picturesque small town is home to charming shopping and dining. The town center is a pedestrian-friendly area with a variety of shops and restaurants, making it a great place to spend an afternoon or evening. Try Rise Doughnut, a gourmet bakery in a restored building that serves a variety of delicious doughnuts and hot beverages. 
Village Market is a favorite local grocery store with a soup and salad bar, fresh produce, gorgeous floral arrangements, and more. Bianco Rosso Wine Bar & Restaurant is a sophisticated eatery with outdoor dining that serves Italian cuisine and wine. Enjoy delicious pizza at Parlor Pizza, a local favorite owned and operated by a family in town. Scoops Ice Cream & Candy Shop is a local favorite serving many different ice cream flavors, cupcakes, candies, gummies, and more.
Snappy Gator is an upscale trendy fashion and accessory boutique with a range of women’s clothing items. B Chic is a women's clothing boutique specializing in premium denim and designer brands.

Things to Do

Merwin Meadows Park is an in-town park with a swimming pond, beach, picnic areas, playground, restrooms, and sports fields. Wilton hosts a weekly Farmers’ Market in the Wilton Center at the Town Green that features local produce, fresh baked goods, local cuisine, and vendors. The annual Pumpkin Parade is held on Halloween day at the Wilton Center and features trick-or-treat stations, vendors, and family events. The Wilton Historical Society is a museum and educational center that features programs for children and adults, and hosts special collections and events. 


Wilton Public Schools strive to inspire and prepare preschool through high school students to be lifelong learners and independent community members. The district has rigorous academic and award-winning extracurricular programs like fine arts and sports. Its schools are top-rated in the state and focus on maximizing innovative learning opportunities.
Public schools:
Private schools:


Demographics and Employment Data for Wilton, CT

Wilton has 6,198 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. 18,486 people call Wilton home. The population density is 785.283 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

51.16 / 48.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

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

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status


Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Wilton, CT

All ()
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.
School rating
Cider Mill School
3rd - 5th
Middlebrook School
6th - 8th
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Montessori School
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Miller-Driscoll School
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
The Montessouri School
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available

Work With Us

Cindy Raney & Team is the elite, boutique real estate team in Fairfield County. They are extremely well versed in the industry, having sold over half a billion dollars in luxury real estate. Cindy’s team is particularly focused on the client experience, helping them throughout the home buying or selling process to ensure that their experience with the team is exceptional.

Follow Us on Instagram