Old Saybrook

Once the home of Katherine Hepburn, the town boasts many shops and restaurants. There is a lighthouse, a cultural arts center, marina and golf course.

Welcome to Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook, CT, where the Connecticut River meets the Long Island Sound. It is one of the oldest towns in Connecticut, incorporated on July 8, 1854, situated at the confluence of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound.
 
Old Saybrook is the commercial, retail, and small manufacturing center of the lower Connecticut River Valley. Old Saybrook through it’s Economic Development Commission actively promotes the economic and business development of the area. The retail environment is excellent, with four shopping centers as well as scores of retail establishments along Main Street and Boston Post Road. The financial needs of the community are met by seven local and regional banks. Scenic views and invigorating salty air have always been strong features of Old Saybrook, an ideal spot for a getaway or a place to call home.
 
Bordered on two sides by the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound, the town embodies the spirit of small town living. A rich sense of history and seafaring tradition can be felt throughout the area, with more than 100 homes designated as having historic significance. Come see why Mark Twain and others have extolled Old Saybrook and discover our natural treasures for yourself
 
oldsaybrookct.gov/welcome-old-saybrook/pages/our-history

Overview for Old Saybrook, CT

10,506 people live in Old Saybrook, where the median age is 55 and the average individual income is $58,612. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,506

Total Population

55 years

Median Age

High

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

$58,612

Average individual Income

Around Old Saybrook, CT

There's plenty to do around Old Saybrook, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

43
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Herbery, Essex Wine & Spirits, and Reel Cast Charters.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 2.31 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.68 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.6 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 0.48 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Old Saybrook, CT

Old Saybrook has 4,584 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old Saybrook do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,506 people call Old Saybrook home. The population density is 931.538 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,506

Total Population

High

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

55

Median Age

43.78 / 56.22%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,584

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$58,612

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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 Old Saybrook, CT

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Old Saybrook. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kathleen E. Goodwin School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Children's Tree Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Joshua Center Shoreline Cdt
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Old Saybrook Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Old Saybrook Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
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