Higganum 69 Good
Higganum Livability #94 ranked city in Connecticut#7,923 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Higganum

  • Crime

    The crime rate is far lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. As such, it should be considered a very safe place to live when compared to other areas.

  • Employment

    This area excels in the employment category with a score well above average, primarily due to the higher median home income, per capita income and low unemployment rates.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are attributed to this area, possibly pointing to a favorable home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Schools

    The schools category boasts a high score thanks to factors like excellent test scores, impressive graduation rates and the convenient placement of elementary and high schools in this area.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Access to public transportation in this particular area may be limited, which can result in longer-than-average commute times to reach workplaces.

  • Cost Of Living

    The cost of living in this area is notably high, making it a more expensive place to live. You'll find higher expenses for everyday goods and services, housing and groceries.

  • Health & Safety

    A low health and safety score may be attributed to factors such as subpar air quality and the unavailability of certain health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies.

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      Higganum transportation information

      Statistic Higganum Connecticut National
      Average one way commute38min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.3%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.3%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.3%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home18.1%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Higganum, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).