Canaan 59 Below average
Canaan Livability #140 ranked city in Connecticut#19,003 ranked city in the USARanks better than 35% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Canaan

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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      Canaan transportation information

      Statistic Canaan Connecticut National
      Average one way commute15min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work70.3%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.8%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.7%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home14.2%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Canaan, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).