Livability Score

75
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Tim's Bistro
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) C-
Colchester Historical Society
Museum
Colchester Hayward Fire Company Museum
Museum
Gallery Cinemas
Cinema
Zagray Farm Museum
Museum
bridge site
Attraction
4-way blowdown
Attraction
Food and Drink (6) F
Broadway Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
The Inishmor
Bar
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Scottie's Frozen Custard
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Falcons Nest Polish Club
Community Centre
Groceries (3) F
Noel's
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Angelo's Bakery
Bakery
Parks (5) F
Colchester Green
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Colchester Recreation Complex
Park
Colchester Fish and Game Club
Park
CT Salmon River State Park
Park
Little League Baseball Park
Park
Airline State Park Trail (Southern Section)
Park
Shops (11) C+
Joe's Barber Lounge
Hairdresser
Thread & Nail
Furniture
Rings and Things
Gift Shop
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Pet Valu
Pets
AT&T
Electronics
Gano's Power Equipment
Home Improvement
Classy Nails & Spa
Beauty
Browning & Lee Hardware
Home Improvement
Hope Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Dollar General
Discount Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 1.1% take public transportation in Colchester.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
1.1%
F
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cost of living D+

The cost of living in Colchester is 111/100 - which is 6% lower than Connecticut.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
B-
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crime A+

Colchester crime rates are 1,286 per 100k, which is 22% lower than Connecticut
Property Crime
1,168 crimes per 100k
B+
Violent Crime
117 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment C+

The median income in Colchester is $66,180 - which is 8% lower than Connecticut.
Med. Household Income
$66,180
C
Unemployment Rate
4.9%
F
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Connecticut State Police Troop K
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Colchester-Hayward Fire Department Station 28
Fire Station
Physician One Urgent Care
Clinic
Hebron Fire Department Station 2
Fire Station
Hebron Fire Department Station 210
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Colchester home prices are $213,400 - which is 21% lower than Connecticut
Home Price
$213,400
B+
Home Appreciation Rate
5%
B
Home Affordability
3.2x (home price to income ratio)
B
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schools A-

The Colchester graduation rate is 92% - which is 6% higher than Connecticut
School Test Scores
65%
C+
High School Grad. Rates
92%
A
Elementary Schools (3) F
Jack Jackter Intermediate School
William J. Johnston Middle School
Colchester Elementary School
High Schools (1) F
Bacon Academy
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ratings A

Colchester has an overall rating of 83% from 2 reviews.
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User Surveys (2)
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A
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  • Colchester has a Livability Score of 75/100, which is considered excellent
  • Colchester crime rates are 22% lower than the Connecticut average
  • Cost of living in Colchester is 6% lower than the Connecticut average
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Colchester? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Colchester Green
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Colchester Recreation Complex
Colchester Fish and Game Club
CT Salmon River State Park
Little League Baseball Park
Airline State Park Trail (Southern Section)

Entertainment

Colchester Historical Society
Colchester Hayward Fire Company Museum
Gallery Cinemas
Zagray Farm Museum
bridge site
4-way blowdown

Food & Drink

Broadway Wine & Spirits
The Inishmor
Dunkin'
Wendy's
McDonald's
Dunkin'
Scottie's Frozen Custard

F Commute

Is public transit available in Colchester? Of all people who commute, 1.1% take public transportation in Colchester.
Drive to Work
84%

7% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Colchester a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy

Doctors

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