Old Greenwich

Old Greenwich is a neighborhood located in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, United States.

Welcome to Old Greenwich

 
Old Greenwich is a neighborhood located in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. It is situated on the Long Island Sound and is known for its beautiful beaches, picturesque streets, and historic homes. The neighborhood is home to several parks and outdoor recreation areas, including the Greenwich Point Park and the Binney Park. Old Greenwich is also home to many shops, restaurants, and cafes, including the popular Perrot Memorial Library. The neighborhood is easily accessible by car or train and is located about 35 miles northeast of New York City. It is a popular destination for those looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of Connecticut and the relaxed atmosphere of a coastal community.
 

What to Love

  • Close-knit, neighborly atmosphere.
  • Eight miles of Long Island Sound coastline.
  • Annual family festivities.

Local Lifestyle

Old Greenwich got its name from being the first part of Greenwich to be settled and has a rich history dating back to 1640. Wealthy Manhattanites built summer homes to escape the city and enjoy weekends along the pristine shoreline. Its timeless charm and captivating natural surroundings continue to attract families in search of a delightful nook with easy access to all of today’s desired amenities.
 

Dining, Entertainment and Shopping

Old Greenwich is home to many chic restaurants, stylish boutiques, and independent specialty shops. Lugano Salumeria and Wine Bar offers an eclectic menu of dry-cured meats, cheese platters, raw bar seafood items, and sophisticated Italian small plates and entrees. This exquisite selection of eats is matched by a drinks list that includes specialty cocktails, international beers, and many fine Italian and Californian wines. Le Fat Poodle also boasts an impressive choice of wines and cocktails alongside a seafood-focused menu of globally inspired bistro dishes and scrumptious desserts. Applausi Osteria Toscana is an authentic family-run Italian restaurant serving traditional Tuscan cuisine. Sushi Soba offers delicious signature sushi rolls alongside a broad range of Japanese dishes. Old Greenwich’s shopping options are just as extensive as the community’s dining scene. Anna Banana is a longtime local favorite stocked with delightful toys, gifts, and clothing for babies and kids, and Back 40 Mercantile is another popular shopping destination, offering trendy apparel, high-quality bath and body products, fine jewelry, and unique home décor items. Lily takes inspiration from London’s famous Portobello Road Market with beautiful shoes and accessories displayed in a cozy space with sofas where customers can relax with a complimentary cup of tea. Black Oak Velo is a boutique bicycle shop stocked with everything that you need to explore Greenwich’s captivating landscape on two wheels. 
 

Things to Do in Old Greenwich

Greenwich Point Park is arguably the most picturesque of Greenwich’s four public beaches. Surrounded by the waters of Long Island Sound, this 147-acre park is ringed with a sandy beachfront, offering incredible views of Long Island Sound’s islands and the Manhattan skyline. Open year-round, popular activities include swimming, sunbathing, walking, jogging, and cycling along the park’s trails. The park is also a popular launching spot for boat trips on the sound. Annual events taking place at Greenwich Point Park include a spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks Display and the popular Beach Ball, held beneath a marquee atop one of the park’s stunning Manhattan-view bluffs. The festivities include dinner and cocktails, dancing, as well as a live auction. Binney Park is another scenic space extending for 32 acres around a beautiful duck pond in the heart of Old Greenwich. Walking bridges and weeping willows make the enchanting landscape a popular spot for wedding photos. Other attractions include a recreation area with tennis courts, baseball, and soccer fields, and a children’s playground.
 

Old Greenwich Schools

Old Greenwich is served by the Greenwich School District.

Overview for Old Greenwich, CT

7,907 people live in Old Greenwich, where the median age is 40.1 and the average individual income is $114,365. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,907

Total Population

40.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$114,365

Average individual Income

Around Old Greenwich, CT

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

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32
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Canaan Fish Market, Poke Boba, and Penny Cha.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.65 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.61 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.48 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Old Greenwich, CT

Old Greenwich has 2,673 households, with an average household size of 2.95. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old Greenwich do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,907 people call Old Greenwich home. The population density is 3,487.3 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,907

Total Population

High

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

40.1

Median Age

50.83 / 49.17%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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2,673

Total Households

2.95

Average Household Size

$114,365

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Old Greenwich, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Old Greenwich. 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.
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PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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