Best Cities In Connecticut

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). 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: 20,75888A+FA+A+A+A+C
2Riverside, CTPopulation: 8,82987A+FA+A+A+A+C
3Westport, CTPopulation: 26,51686A+FA+A+A+A+C
4Old Greenwich, CTPopulation: 6,62286AFA+A+A+A+C
5Southport, CTPopulation: 1,74685A+FA+A+A+A+C
6Greenwich, CTPopulation: 12,96085A+FA+AAA+C
7Ridgefield, CTPopulation: 7,93584A+FA+A+AA+D+
8Glenville, CTPopulation: 2,21083AFA+A+A+A+C
9Mystic, CTPopulation: 3,84983A+DA+A+B+AC
10Glastonbury Center, CTPopulation: 7,54483A+DA+AB+AC
11Guilford Center, CTPopulation: 2,47783A+DA+ABAC
12Pemberwick, CTPopulation: 3,63982A+FA+AB+A+C
13Old Saybrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,31982A+FA+AB+A+D+
14West Hartford, CTPopulation: 63,15782A+DAAB+AC
15Newtown, CTPopulation: 1,98782BFA+AA+AD+
16Simsbury Center, CTPopulation: 6,06882B+DA+A+AAC
17Madison Center, CTPopulation: 2,44582AFA+ABA+D+
18Cheshire Village, CTPopulation: 5,20781ADA+AAAC
19Watertown, CTPopulation: 3,64181ADA+AB+B+D+
20Essex Village, CTPopulation: 2,63381BFA+A+AA+D+
21Bethel, CTPopulation: 9,02881A+DA+ABB+D+
22Middletown, CTPopulation: 47,53081A+D+A+ABB+C
23Trumbull, CTPopulation: 36,00881C+FA+AAAC
24Somers, CTPopulation: 1,80581BDA+A+AAC
25Wethersfield, CTPopulation: 26,67081ADA+B+B+B+C
26Canton Valley, CTPopulation: 1,47581B+D+A+ABB+C
27Norwalk, CTPopulation: 85,85380A+FB+AB+AC
28Cannondale, CTPopulation: 11080BFA+A+B+AD+
29Georgetown, CTPopulation: 1,46280C+FA+A+AA+D+
30New Milford, CTPopulation: 6,30280A+D+A+B+BB+D+
31Milford, CTPopulation: 51,11580A+DB+AB+AC
32Durham, CTPopulation: 2,82080C+DA+AAAC
33Litchfield, CTPopulation: 1,49680BDA+ABAD+
34Woodmont, CTPopulation: 1,71180C+DA+AB+AC
35Collinsville, CTPopulation: 3,75380BDA+AB+B+C
36Groton Long Point, CTPopulation: 45979DFA+A+AA+C
37Stamford, CTPopulation: 122,87879A+FAB+B+A+C
38North Haven, CTPopulation: 24,03779BDA+AB+AC
39Pawcatuck, CTPopulation: 5,83679A+D+AB+C+B+C
40Branford Center, CTPopulation: 6,41479ADA+ABAC
41Danbury, CTPopulation: 81,05779A+DA+BBAD+
42Salmon Brook, CTPopulation: 2,57579C+D+A+AB+B+C
43Newington, CTPopulation: 30,52079AD+AB+B+B+C
44Colchester, CTPopulation: 4,51779AD+A+ABB+D+
45East Hampton, CTPopulation: 2,53579BD+A+AB+B+D+
46Long Hill, CTPopulation: 3,87179A+D+A+B+C+BC
47Wallingford Center, CTPopulation: 18,16479ADA+B+BB+C
48Bristol, CTPopulation: 60,50279A+D+AB+BBC
49Portland, CTPopulation: 5,91179CD+A+AB+B+C
50Lake Pocotopaug, CTPopulation: 3,04379D+D+A+AAB+C
51Fenwick, CTPopulation: 5279FFA+A+A+A+D+
52Naugatuck, CTPopulation: 31,79578AD+A+BBBD+
53Niantic, CTPopulation: 2,97478CDA+A+BB+C
54Weatogue, CTPopulation: 2,72678FDA+A+A+AC
55Terramuggus, CTPopulation: 89978CDA+AA+AC
56Shelton, CTPopulation: 39,64178D+DA+AB+AC
57Stonington, CTPopulation: 1,04778D+FA+A+BA+C
58Torrington, CTPopulation: 36,23978A+CA+BC+BC
59Stratford, CTPopulation: 51,44078ADB+B+BB+C
60Saybrook Manor, CTPopulation: 1,15678BFA+AC+AD+
61Woodbury Center, CTPopulation: 1,29078BDA+ABAD+
62Moodus, CTPopulation: 1,38978DDA+A+AB+D+
63Kensington, CTPopulation: 8,86278C+DAAB+B+C
64Noank, CTPopulation: 2,09778DDA+AB+AC
65New Hartford Center, CTPopulation: 1,32177BD+A+AC+BC
66Thomaston, CTPopulation: 1,64577AD+A+BCBD+
67West Simsbury, CTPopulation: 2,56777FDA+AA+AC
68Windsor Locks, CTPopulation: 12,50077C+D+A+B+BBC
69Waterford, CTPopulation: 2,79877C+D+A+BBBC
70Chester Center, CTPopulation: 1,68477CDA+ABAD+
71Sharon, CTPopulation: 64677D+DA+AB+AD+
72Derby, CTPopulation: 12,85877A+DBBC+B+C
73Wilton Center, CTPopulation: 84677FC+A+ABAC
74Suffield Depot, CTPopulation: 1,45877DDA+ABAC
75East Haven, CTPopulation: 29,18877B+DAB+BB+C
76Plainfield Village, CTPopulation: 2,42077C+CA+BBBD+
77Mansfield Center, CTPopulation: 1,20577FDA+A+AB+D+
78East Brooklyn, CTPopulation: 1,82077BCA+CC+BD+
79Gales Ferry, CTPopulation: 96477BDBA+B+B+C
80Blue Hills, CTPopulation: 2,46577B+CA+C+C+BC
81Westbrook Center, CTPopulation: 2,26977B+DA+BCAD+
82Cos Cob, CTPopulation: 6,60576FFA+A+A+A+C
83Ansonia, CTPopulation: 19,18876ADABC+B+D+
84Broad Brook, CTPopulation: 4,31676DDA+ABB+C
85Groton, CTPopulation: 9,73476BD+A+B+C+B+C
86Hazardville, CTPopulation: 4,72576CD+A+B+B+BC
87Bethlehem Village, CTPopulation: 2,01676DDA+ABAD+
88Manchester, CTPopulation: 30,43176A+D+C+B+C+BC
89Lakeville, CTPopulation: 98276CDA+AC+AD+
90New Preston, CTPopulation: 1,09276DFA+ABA+D+
91Danielson, CTPopulation: 4,06676AC+AC+BBD+
92Northwest Harwinton, CTPopulation: 3,09876DD+A+B+B+B+D+
93Deep River Center, CTPopulation: 2,53476CDA+BBB+D+
94South Coventry, CTPopulation: 1,09976FD+A+ABB+D+
95Byram, CTPopulation: 4,59775FFA+B+B+A+C
96Oakville, CTPopulation: 9,00575BD+B+ABB+D+
97Higganum, CTPopulation: 1,82675FDA+AB+B+D+
98Terryville, CTPopulation: 5,26575C+D+B+B+BBC
99West Haven, CTPopulation: 55,38675A+D+CBC+BC
100Orange, CTPopulation: 13,91975FFAA+AAC
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