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
2Westport, CTPopulation: 26,51686A+FA+A+A+A+C
3Riverside, CTPopulation: 8,82986A+FA+A+A+A+C
4Old Greenwich, CTPopulation: 6,62286AFA+A+A+A+C
5Cos Cob, CTPopulation: 6,60585A+FA+A+A+A+C
6Ridgefield, CTPopulation: 7,93585A+FA+A+AA+D+
7Southport, CTPopulation: 1,74684A+FA+A+A+A+C
8Greenwich, CTPopulation: 12,96084A+FA+AAA+C
9Shelton, CTPopulation: 39,64183A+FA+AB+AC
10Mystic, CTPopulation: 3,84983A+FA+A+B+AC
11Glenville, CTPopulation: 2,21083AFA+A+A+A+C
12Glastonbury Center, CTPopulation: 7,54483A+FA+AB+AC
13Portland, CTPopulation: 5,91183A+DA+AB+B+C
14Guilford Center, CTPopulation: 2,47782A+FA+ABAC
15Trumbull, CTPopulation: 36,00882AFA+AAAC
16Cheshire Village, CTPopulation: 5,20782AFA+AAAC
17Essex Village, CTPopulation: 2,63382AFA+A+AA+D+
18Pemberwick, CTPopulation: 3,63982A+FA+AB+A+C
19Wethersfield, CTPopulation: 26,67082A+DA+B+B+B+C
20Old Saybrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,31982A+FA+AB+A+D+
21North Haven, CTPopulation: 24,03782A+FA+AB+AC
22West Hartford, CTPopulation: 63,15781A+FAAB+AC
23Newtown, CTPopulation: 1,98781BFA+AA+AD+
24Kensington, CTPopulation: 8,86281A+FA+AB+B+C
25Bethel, CTPopulation: 9,02881A+FA+ABB+D+
26Madison Center, CTPopulation: 2,44581AFA+ABA+D+
27Simsbury Center, CTPopulation: 6,06881BFA+A+AAC
28Durham, CTPopulation: 2,82081BFA+AAAC
29Weatogue, CTPopulation: 2,72681C+FA+A+A+AC
30Middletown, CTPopulation: 47,53080A+DA+ABB+C
31Pawcatuck, CTPopulation: 5,83680A+DA+B+C+B+C
32Stamford, CTPopulation: 122,87880A+FAB+B+A+C
33Cannondale, CTPopulation: 11080BFA+A+B+AD+
34Milford, CTPopulation: 51,11580A+FAAB+AC
35New Milford, CTPopulation: 6,30280A+DA+B+BB+D+
36Niantic, CTPopulation: 2,97480B+FA+A+BB+C
37Somers, CTPopulation: 1,80580BFA+A+AAC
38Norwalk, CTPopulation: 85,85380A+FB+AB+AC
39Newington, CTPopulation: 30,52080A+DAB+B+B+C
40Collinsville, CTPopulation: 3,75380BFA+AB+B+C
41Georgetown, CTPopulation: 1,46280C+FA+A+AA+D+
42Canton Valley, CTPopulation: 1,47580B+DA+ABB+C
43Lake Pocotopaug, CTPopulation: 3,04379C+DA+AAB+C
44Danbury, CTPopulation: 81,05779A+FA+BBAD+
45Watertown, CTPopulation: 3,64179ADA+AB+B+D+
46Branford Center, CTPopulation: 6,41479A+FA+ABAC
47Colchester, CTPopulation: 4,51779ADA+ABB+D+
48Woodmont, CTPopulation: 1,71179C+FA+AB+AC
49Litchfield, CTPopulation: 1,49679BFA+ABAD+
50Terramuggus, CTPopulation: 89979CFA+AA+AC
51Fenwick, CTPopulation: 5279FFA+A+A+A+D+
52Long Hill, CTPopulation: 3,87179A+DA+B+C+BC
53Broad Brook, CTPopulation: 4,31678C+DA+ABB+C
54Salmon Brook, CTPopulation: 2,57578C+DA+AB+B+C
55Groton, CTPopulation: 9,73478A+DA+B+C+B+C
56Naugatuck, CTPopulation: 31,79578A+DA+BBBD+
57East Hampton, CTPopulation: 2,53578BDA+AB+B+D+
58Windsor Locks, CTPopulation: 12,50078B+DA+B+BBC
59Old Mystic, CTPopulation: 3,57078CDA+AB+B+C
60Stratford, CTPopulation: 51,44078A+FB+B+BB+C
61Torrington, CTPopulation: 36,23978A+DA+BC+BC
62Wallingford Center, CTPopulation: 18,16478A+DAB+BB+C
63Oakville, CTPopulation: 9,00578ADA+ABB+D+
64Gales Ferry, CTPopulation: 96478BFA+A+B+B+C
65Bristol, CTPopulation: 60,50278A+DAB+BBC
66Terryville, CTPopulation: 5,26578ADA+B+BBC
67Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CTPopulation: 9,91378B+FAABB+C
68Hazardville, CTPopulation: 4,72578BDA+B+B+BC
69Saybrook Manor, CTPopulation: 1,15677BFA+AC+AD+
70Stonington, CTPopulation: 1,04777D+FA+A+BA+C
71Sherwood Manor, CTPopulation: 5,31777BDA+B+B+BC
72Sharon, CTPopulation: 64677D+FA+AB+AD+
73Woodbury Center, CTPopulation: 1,29077BFA+ABAD+
74Orange, CTPopulation: 13,91977D+FAA+AAC
75East Haven, CTPopulation: 29,18877ADAB+BB+C
76Moodus, CTPopulation: 1,38977DDA+A+AB+D+
77Clinton, CTPopulation: 3,41777AFAABB+D+
78New Hartford Center, CTPopulation: 1,32177BDA+AC+BC
79Derby, CTPopulation: 12,85877A+DBBC+B+C
80Noank, CTPopulation: 2,09777DFA+AB+AC
81Groton Long Point, CTPopulation: 45977DFAA+AA+C
82Oxoboxo River, CTPopulation: 3,42977BDA+BC+BC
83West Simsbury, CTPopulation: 2,56777FFA+AA+AC
84Heritage Village, CTPopulation: 4,21877B+DA+ACC+D+
85Chester Center, CTPopulation: 1,68476CFA+ABAD+
86Lakeville, CTPopulation: 98276CFA+AC+AD+
87Winsted, CTPopulation: 7,56376A+DAC+BBC
88Suffield Depot, CTPopulation: 1,45876DFA+ABAC
89Thomaston, CTPopulation: 1,64576ADA+BCBD+
90Danielson, CTPopulation: 4,06676AD+A+C+BBD+
91Coventry Lake, CTPopulation: 3,16376CDA+B+B+BD+
92Manchester, CTPopulation: 30,43176A+DBB+C+BC
93Mansfield Center, CTPopulation: 1,20576FFA+A+AB+D+
94Plainfield Village, CTPopulation: 2,42076C+DA+BBBD+
95Blue Hills, CTPopulation: 2,46576B+DA+C+C+BC
96Stafford Springs, CTPopulation: 4,92276B+DA+BC+BD+
97Westbrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,26976B+FA+BCAD+
98Norwich, CTPopulation: 40,32276A+DB+BC+BD+
99Ansonia, CTPopulation: 19,18875ADABC+B+D+
100East Brooklyn, CTPopulation: 1,82075BDA+CC+BD+
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