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13
$159,900 New For Sale
158 Irving Street
Manchester, CT 06042
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,200 sq ft, 6098 sq ft lot
Open House Saturday Nov 25, 12pm–2pm
18
$108,900 New For Sale
28 West Street
Manchester, CT 06040
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,142 sq ft, 8712 sq ft lot
12
$149,900 New For Sale
98 Greenwood Drive
Manchester, CT 06042
4 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,499 sq ft, 11326 sq ft lot
24
$150,000 New For Sale
332 Woodland Street
Manchester, CT 06042
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,980 sq ft, 15682 sq ft lot
28
$130,000 New For Sale
217 Deer Run Trail
Manchester, CT 06042
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,338 sq ft
39
$399,900 New For Sale
501 Porter Street
Manchester, CT 06040
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,748 sq ft, 2.46 acre lot
32
$154,888 New For Sale
32 Marjorie Lane #32
Manchester, CT 06042
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,170 sq ft
14
$136,000 New For Sale
34 Eldridge Street
Manchester, CT 06040
3 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,080 sq ft, 6534 sq ft lot
38
$224,900 New For Sale
103 Prospect Street
Manchester, CT 06040
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,648 sq ft, 0.53 acre lot
20
$324,900 New For Sale
24 Hickory Lane
Manchester, CT 06040
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,011 sq ft, 0.76 acre lot
11
$109,900 For Sale
24 Prospect Street #29
Manchester, CT 06040
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,115 sq ft
10
$182,000 For Sale
461 Woodbridge Street
Manchester, CT 06042
4 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,664 sq ft, 0.76 acre lot
17
$98,000 For Sale
399 Main Street #8
Manchester, CT 06040
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
980 sq ft
17
$184,900 Show
235 Union Street
Manchester, CT 06042
3 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,470 sq ft, 10019 sq ft lot
40
$122,000 For Sale
40 Kensington Street
Manchester, CT 06040
1 bed, 2 baths | Single Family Home
984 sq ft, 6970 sq ft lot
22
$97,000 For Sale
15 Berkley Street
Manchester, CT 06042
2 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,108 sq ft, 10890 sq ft lot
26
$152,500 For Sale
74 Jarvis Road
Manchester, CT 06040
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,158 sq ft, 7405 sq ft lot
22
$269,900 For Sale
20 Lilley Street
Manchester, CT 06040
3 units | Multi Family Home
5227 sq ft lot
40
$169,900 For Sale
91 High Street
Manchester, CT 06040
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,486 sq ft, 7405 sq ft lot
18
$139,900 For Sale
35 Oakland Terrace
Manchester, CT 06042
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,080 sq ft, 13939 sq ft lot
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Geography
Manchester is a large town or small city directly to the east of East Hartford, which was founded on the site because of the many streams flowing through the area it occupies on their way down to the Connecticut River. Today, the availability of natural running water is not as crucial to human activities, but in the days when Manchester was founded, manufacturing depended on water power to move its machinery. Manchester today is a lightly rolling area, with many of the old streams and brooks still flowing, fields, patchy woodlands, and ponds, much like other towns in this region of Connecticut.

Manchester is densely developed, with a gridwork of streets lined by suburban houses and a central business district of sorts in the areas surrounding the junction of Main Street and Center Street. The town is cradled between Routes 84 and 384, which loop around it to the north and south. The urban areas of East Hartford lie to its west, while woods, farmland, and a state park are found to the east.

Education
Manchester is well served with schools of all grades, including three elementary schools – Waddell, Bowers, and Washington Schools – and several middle schools, including Illing Middle School and Cornerstone Christian School. An East Hartford magnet school offers an alternative middle school experience, in the form of Two Rivers Magnet Middle School.

The town has a large number of high schools as well, with Manchester High School leading a group that also comprises Howell Cheney Technical High School, East Catholic High School, and an East Hartford magnet school, Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy. The town also has a community college, Manchester Community College, which provides over three dozen two-year associate degrees. There are also shorter certificate programs in the same areas.

Economy
From the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries, Manchester was the site of many “mills” due to readily available water power, including early factories which produced paper, cloth, and processed lumber. The huge silk factory founded by the Cheney clan in 1838 was one of the town’s largest businesses for many years, and many historic buildings associated with this era are preserved in the Cheney Brothers Historic District.

Today’s economy is based around professional occupations (which make up 24% of the local economic activity) and retail and services (41% of the activity). Farming, once the backbone of the region, now accounts for just 0.04% of the economic activity, considerably lower than the nation average. The “Shoppes at Buckland Hills”, a mall, are one of the hubs of local economic activity.

Demographics
Located closer to Hartford, this town has a lower white population than many Connecticut towns, at 82.77%. African-Americans are the next largest group with 8.42%, and Asians are third at 3.15%. The median household income for the town is $61,593 annually, several thousand more than the national average. The unemployment rate is 8.2%, with higher future job growth forecast for the town than for the United States as a whole. 8% of the population is below the poverty line.

Married couples living together account for only about 43% of the 23,100 households in Manchester, Connecticut. About 28% of the households, roughly ¼, have children under 18 in them, though the median age is only 36.

Location within State
The town of Manchester is located directly to the east of East Hartford, and forms part of the extended urban area which occupies the center of the state of Connecticut. The jobs, amenities, and services of the state’s capital are very close by, while those seeking for a relief from urban life will find themselves within an easy drive of the northeastern and eastern countryside.

Population
58,241

Brian Burke
Coldwell Banker

481 Buckland Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
860-798-3272
brian.burke@cbmoves.com

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