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Best Places To Live In New Haven, CT

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  • New Haven, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 130,553
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Guilford Center, CT
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,394
80
  • Portland, CT
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,634
78
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,264
78
  • Southport, CT
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,711
78
  • Durham, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,924
77
  • Shelton, CT
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,472
77
  • Middletown, CT
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 47,424
76
  • Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,341
75
  • Milford, CT
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,509
75
  • Woodmont, CT
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,530
75
  • North Haven, CT
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,997
75
  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • 2.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,507
74
  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,421
73
  • Higganum, CT
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,673
73
  • East Haven, CT
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,139
73
  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,976
73
  • Trumbull, CT
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,444
73
  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • 0.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,634
73
  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • 0.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,538
72
  • Stratford, CT
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,092
72
  • Branford Center, CT
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,255
72
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,824
72
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,790
71
  • Oakville, CT
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,118
70
  • West Haven, CT
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 55,290
70
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,126
70
  • Derby, CT
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,837
70
  • Madison Center, CT
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,415
69
  • Ansonia, CT
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,128
68
  • Orange, CT
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,947
68
  • Meriden, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,616
68
  • East Shore, New Haven, CT
  • 3.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,680
65
  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,963
65
  • Amity, New Haven, CT
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,928
65
  • Long Wharf, New Haven, CT
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 888
65
  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,471
65
  • Dwight, New Haven, CT
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,345
64
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,120
63
  • Beaver Hills, New Haven, CT
  • 1.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,262
63
  • West River, New Haven, CT
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,694
63
  • Waterbury, CT
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 109,887
62
  • Dixwell, New Haven, CT
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,875
62
  • Mill River, New Haven, CT
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,995
61
  • Fair Haven, New Haven, CT
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,949
59
  • Hill, New Haven, CT
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,440
57
  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,115
57
  • Quinnipiac, New Haven, CT
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,334
56
  • Bridgeport, CT
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 146,680

Listed above are the best places to live in New Haven, CT for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - New Haven, CT, followed by the best places to live near New Haven, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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