This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Old Saybrook has a very low population density. Old Saybrook is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Old Saybrook, CT is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Old Saybrook has a population density of 702, with 10,553 current residents.
Out of the 10,553 current residents, 47% are male and 53% are female. 63% of the residents are married and 37% are single.
- 53% Sun
- 46% Rain
- 32% Snow
50°F average temperature
- 44 years Median home age
- $281,950 Median home price
- -17.23% Home appreciation rate
- 16.6% Annual property tax
As for living in Old Saybrook, the air quality is 12% and the weather, on average, is 53% sunny, 46% rainy, and 32% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Old Saybrook, you should know that 64.6% of homes are owned while 12.6% of homes are rented, and 22.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $281,950, the median age of homes is 44 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.23% and the annual property tax is 16.60%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of Old Saybrook, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Old Saybrook’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Old Saybrook is 47 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 55.45% Democratic, 43.49% Republican, and 1.06% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
93%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
15%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Old Saybrook, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.00% of residents are unemployed in Old Saybrook (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Old Saybrook residents: 18.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.26% are in the arts and sciences field, 12.8% are in the customer service field, 29.9% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.57%, 7.43% of residents have an associate’s degree, 23.77% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 14.59% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Old Saybrook, you should be aware that the average commute time is 28 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Old Saybrook have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.