Best Places to Live in Connecticut

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Connecticut by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Connecticut is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Connecticut has a population of 3,596,080 and a population density of 647.7. The capital city is Hartford and the largest city in Connecticut is Bridgeport. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Darien, CTPopulation: 20,75887A+FA+A+A+A+C
2Riverside, CTPopulation: 8,82986A+FA+A+A+A+C
3Westport, CTPopulation: 26,51686A+FA+A+A+A+C
4Old Greenwich, CTPopulation: 6,62285AFA+A+A+A+C
5Southport, CTPopulation: 1,74684A+FA+A+A+A+C
6Greenwich, CTPopulation: 12,96084A+FA+AAA+C
7Ridgefield, CTPopulation: 7,93583A+FA+A+AA+D+
8Glenville, CTPopulation: 2,21083AFA+A+A+A+C
9Mystic, CTPopulation: 3,84983A+FA+A+B+AC
10Guilford Center, CTPopulation: 2,47782A+FA+ABAC
11Glastonbury Center, CTPopulation: 7,54482A+FA+AB+AC
12Pemberwick, CTPopulation: 3,63982A+FA+AB+A+C
13Simsbury Center, CTPopulation: 6,06882B+FA+A+AAC
14Old Saybrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,31982A+FA+AB+A+D+
15Cheshire Village, CTPopulation: 5,20781AFA+AAAC
16Newtown, CTPopulation: 1,98781BFA+AA+AD+
17West Hartford, CTPopulation: 63,15781A+FAAB+AC
18Madison Center, CTPopulation: 2,44581AFA+ABA+D+
19Essex Village, CTPopulation: 2,63381BFA+A+AA+D+
20Trumbull, CTPopulation: 36,00880C+FA+AAAC
21Cannondale, CTPopulation: 11080BFA+A+B+AD+
22Bethel, CTPopulation: 9,02880A+FA+ABB+D+
23Middletown, CTPopulation: 47,53080A+DA+ABB+C
24Pawcatuck, CTPopulation: 5,83680A+DA+B+C+B+C
25Somers, CTPopulation: 1,80580BFA+A+AAC
26Milford, CTPopulation: 51,11580A+FAAB+AC
27Wethersfield, CTPopulation: 26,67080ADA+B+B+B+C
28Norwalk, CTPopulation: 85,85380A+FB+AB+AC
29Georgetown, CTPopulation: 1,46280C+FA+A+AA+D+
30Canton Valley, CTPopulation: 1,47580B+DA+ABB+C
31Colchester, CTPopulation: 4,51779ADA+ABB+D+
32New Milford, CTPopulation: 6,30279A+DA+B+BB+D+
33Durham, CTPopulation: 2,82079C+FA+AAAC
34Woodmont, CTPopulation: 1,71179C+FA+AB+AC
35Watertown, CTPopulation: 3,64179ADA+AB+B+D+
36Litchfield, CTPopulation: 1,49679BFA+ABAD+
37Collinsville, CTPopulation: 3,75379BFA+AB+B+C
38Stamford, CTPopulation: 122,87879A+FAB+B+A+C
39Terramuggus, CTPopulation: 89979CFA+AA+AC
40Fenwick, CTPopulation: 5279FFA+A+A+A+D+
41North Haven, CTPopulation: 24,03779BFA+AB+AC
42Branford Center, CTPopulation: 6,41479AFA+ABAC
43Danbury, CTPopulation: 81,05779A+FA+BBAD+
44Long Hill, CTPopulation: 3,87179A+DA+B+C+BC
45Kensington, CTPopulation: 8,86279C+FA+AB+B+C
46Salmon Brook, CTPopulation: 2,57578C+DA+AB+B+C
47Newington, CTPopulation: 30,52078ADAB+B+B+C
48East Hampton, CTPopulation: 2,53578BDA+AB+B+D+
49Portland, CTPopulation: 5,91178CDA+AB+B+C
50Bristol, CTPopulation: 60,50278A+DAB+BBC
51Lake Pocotopaug, CTPopulation: 3,04378D+DA+AAB+C
52Niantic, CTPopulation: 2,97478CFA+A+BB+C
53Gales Ferry, CTPopulation: 96478BFA+A+B+B+C
54Naugatuck, CTPopulation: 31,79578ADA+BBBD+
55Weatogue, CTPopulation: 2,72678FFA+A+A+AC
56Shelton, CTPopulation: 39,64177D+FA+AB+AC
57Saybrook Manor, CTPopulation: 1,15677BFA+AC+AD+
58Stonington, CTPopulation: 1,04777D+FA+A+BA+C
59Stratford, CTPopulation: 51,44077AFB+B+BB+C
60Sharon, CTPopulation: 64677D+FA+AB+AD+
61Woodbury Center, CTPopulation: 1,29077BFA+ABAD+
62Torrington, CTPopulation: 36,23977A+DA+BC+BC
63Moodus, CTPopulation: 1,38977DDA+A+AB+D+
64New Hartford Center, CTPopulation: 1,32177BDA+AC+BC
65Noank, CTPopulation: 2,09777DFA+AB+AC
66Groton Long Point, CTPopulation: 45977DFAA+AA+C
67West Simsbury, CTPopulation: 2,56777FFA+AA+AC
68Wallingford Center, CTPopulation: 18,16477ADAB+BB+C
69Hazardville, CTPopulation: 4,72576CDA+B+B+BC
70Chester Center, CTPopulation: 1,68476CFA+ABAD+
71Windsor Locks, CTPopulation: 12,50076C+DA+B+BBC
72Lakeville, CTPopulation: 98276CFA+AC+AD+
73Manchester, CTPopulation: 30,43176A+DBB+C+BC
74Derby, CTPopulation: 12,85876A+DBBC+B+C
75Broad Brook, CTPopulation: 4,31676DDA+ABB+C
76Oakville, CTPopulation: 9,00576BDA+ABB+D+
77Suffield Depot, CTPopulation: 1,45876DFA+ABAC
78Thomaston, CTPopulation: 1,64576ADA+BCBD+
79East Haven, CTPopulation: 29,18876B+DAB+BB+C
80Mansfield Center, CTPopulation: 1,20576FFA+A+AB+D+
81Danielson, CTPopulation: 4,06676AD+A+C+BBD+
82Plainfield Village, CTPopulation: 2,42076C+DA+BBBD+
83Terryville, CTPopulation: 5,26576C+DA+B+BBC
84Blue Hills, CTPopulation: 2,46576B+DA+C+C+BC
85Westbrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,26976B+FA+BCAD+
86Cos Cob, CTPopulation: 6,60576FFA+A+A+A+C
87Ansonia, CTPopulation: 19,18875ADABC+B+D+
88Heritage Village, CTPopulation: 4,21875C+DA+ACC+D+
89East Brooklyn, CTPopulation: 1,82075BDA+CC+BD+
90Wilton Center, CTPopulation: 84675FDA+ABAC
91Sherwood Manor, CTPopulation: 5,31775CDA+B+B+BC
92Stafford Springs, CTPopulation: 4,92275BDA+BC+BD+
93Bethlehem Village, CTPopulation: 2,01675DFA+ABAD+
94New Preston, CTPopulation: 1,09275DFA+ABA+D+
95Groton, CTPopulation: 9,73475BDA+B+C+B+C
96Mashantucket, CTPopulation: 20175CFA+BBB+C
97North Granby, CTPopulation: 1,86375FDA+A+AAC
98Winsted, CTPopulation: 7,56375B+DAC+BBC
99Deep River Center, CTPopulation: 2,53475CDA+BBB+D+
100Northwest Harwinton, CTPopulation: 3,09875DDA+B+B+B+D+
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