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Places With The Lowest Crime In Connecticut 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score73
  • Ridgefield, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,552
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  • Greenwich, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,429
  • I live in Greenwich, Connecticut and hope that this place can be my forever home. This has been where my family and I have been for the past 13 years and it is a great place to live. Living in Greenwich,
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  • Bethel, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,541
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  • Westport, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,511
  • I have enjoyed the last three years living in Westport, Connecticut a city that has excellent schools and safe environment for raising kids and establishing community within this small multicultural
74
  • Darien, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,519
  • I lived in Darien, CT during my first marriage, and I have to say that it is a lovely place to live, for those who are wealthy enough to afford living there. Darien is definitely an affluent area. When
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  • Old Greenwich, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,000
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  • Cos Cob, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,535
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  • Riverside, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,289
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  • Shelton, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,979
  • All in all, Shelton, CT, isn't that bad of a place to live. It is a town with a population of around 40,000, and like any town of that size it will have its ups and downs. I lived here for several years
79
  • Portland, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,607
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  • New Milford, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,080
72
  • Windsor Locks, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,537
  • When I was a kid, my family lived in Windsor Locks, CT for about 14 years, and I've always been a big fan of the town. Although I now live two towns away, I still travel through Windsor Locks regularly.
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  • Bristol, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 60,437
  • Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a
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  • Willimantic, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,339
  • As a former Military family, we have lived all across this great United States and abroad. I know my commanding officer still cannot believe that I ended up in a small town like Willimantic, but I always
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  • Simsbury Center, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,968
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  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,103
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  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,523
72
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a safe borough to raise a family in. The area is very boring and most people commute to Danbury, New Haven, Milford, Hartford, and Waterbury for attractions, nightlife, restaurants, and
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  • Ansonia, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,950
  • I live in a Connecticut town surrounded by state parks and forests, near the Naugatuck River. There are so many things I love about living in Ansonia, I don't know where to start. The scenery here is
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  • Branford Center, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,360
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  • Milford city, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 52,005
  • My favorite thing to do in Milford, CT is taking my family to the beach. The best areas in Milford are Long Island Sound and Walnut beaches because they offer the perfect scenery for sightseers like
72
  • Torrington, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,227
  • Living in the city of Torrington is a nice place to live for it has low crime rates, a lot of local amenities, and sunny weather. Torrington has a lot of close ranged amenities such as: grocery stores,
63
  • Danbury, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 83,890
  • Danbury is one of those cities that one is lucky to find a few times in one's life time. It is like Astoria in then 1990's, but with a cool vibe that also includes families, hip retirees, artists,
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  • Kensington, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,528
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  • Middletown, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 46,933
  • Middletown Connecticut is one of those super cute towns that everyone should have the chance to live in at least once in their life. I was afforded the ability to live there for two glorious years. The
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  • Orange, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,941
  • You can come to Orange, Connecticut and visit Splat Art Studios for some art classes, and kids' activities, you can head out to the Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum for a great afternoon of fun and
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  • East Haven, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,015
  • I absolutely love living in East Haven! I live in a condo in the section of Momauguin in East Haven, which is remotely close to the shore. The other sections of East Haven include the Foxon area, which
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  • Stratford, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 52,300
  • I have lived in Stratford my entire life and I truly cannot imagine living anywhere else. This quaint, little town is nestled along the coastline of Long Island Sound. The district has a total area of
79
  • West Hartford, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 63,187
  • My husband and I took our daughter to West Hartford Connecticut last year to visit the children's museum. When we arrived we were greeted by Conny the whale a sixty foot sperm whale that we were allowed
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  • North Haven, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,888
  • North Haven, Connecticut is a gorgeous city with beautiful buildings and a lovely scenery. I have been to North Haven numerous times and love going back each and every time. The weather is constantly
78
  • Newington, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,590
  • In the year 2000, I moved back to Newington, CT after living in another nearby town for more than a decade. Located in the central section of the state, Newington maintains a real small town charm, while
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  • Trumbull, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,477
  • I lived and worked in Trumbull, Connecticut for most of my life. Living in Trumbull, you'll find some of the best shopping in the area. It hosts one of the largest and most popular malls in the state,
68
  • Pawcatuck, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,141
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  • Putnam, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,129
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  • Sherwood Manor, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,228
67
  • Terryville, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,431
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  • Groton, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,240
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  • Stamford, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 127,410
  • Parking is the worst. They think they are NY City. Will give you a ticket even if you park at a spot for one minute. Don’t visit this town...Definetively not a city. There is nothing to see
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  • West Haven, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 54,972
  • West Haven was a great place to live and I enjoyed the years I spent there. Quaint and on the small side, West Haven offers a slower pace than some of the larger surrounding areas. The shoreline is
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  • Southwood Acres, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,785
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  • Oakville, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,133
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  • Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,606
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  • Rockville, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,178
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  • Wethersfield, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,396
  • If you're looking for a quiet and quaint neighborhood to raise your kids and settle down, living in Wethersfield Connecticut should be high on your list. Crime is very low and there are plenty of shops
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  • Stafford Springs, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,044
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  • Norwich, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,057
  • Even though Norwich, Connecticut is small, it's packed with history and fun things to do, which is why I love it! Norwich has quite a few fun museums, historical sites, and pleasant walks you can take.
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  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,634
  • Taking time off from work to enjoy where you live is a must, and this fact is definitely true living in Wallingford Center. No matter your background, demographic, or lifestyle choice, you will find a
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  • Manchester, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,364
  • I actually like Manchester. It's definitely a working-class community; however, the city is undergoing some renovations which is really bringing some curb appeal to the downtown area. One of the best
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  • Thompsonville, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,873
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  • Winsted, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,535

Low crime rates are an important factor when determining the livability of any given city in Connecticut. Finding the safest places to live in Connecticut can be challenging, especially in larger cities which tend to have more crime. Luckily, AreaVibes has done all the heavy lifting for you. Using science and data, AreaVibes has created a list of the safest places to live in Connecticut with a population over 5,000.

The Connecticut cities listed above have impeccably low crime rates when compared to other cities in the state. How did we choose the safest places to live in Connecticut? To create the list, we looked at both property crimes (burglary, theft, vehicle theft) and violent crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault), then calculated the number of crimes per 100,000 people so that all cities are compared equally. Higher weights were given to violent crimes.

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