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Best Places To Live In Kensington, CT

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  • Kensington, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 8,528
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Simsbury Center, CT
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,968
85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,702
84
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,103
83
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 9.7 miles away (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…[read more]
83
  • Newington, CT
  • 4.7 miles away (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…[read more]
82
  • Portland, CT
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Canton Valley, CT
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,500
82
  • Collinsville, CT
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,693
81
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,523
81
  • Weatogue, CT
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,179
80
  • Middletown, CT
  • 8.2 miles away (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…[read more]
80
  • East Hampton, CT
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,693
79
  • Chester Center, CT
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,986
78
  • North Haven, CT
  • 17.5 miles away (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…[read more]
78
  • West Simsbury, CT
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,354
77
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,103
77
  • Tariffville, CT
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,315
77
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 934
77
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,321
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • 7.6 miles away (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…[read more]
76
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • 12.5 miles away (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…[read more]
76
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,415
74
  • Oakville, CT
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,133
73
  • Torrington, CT
  • 21.4 miles away (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,…[read more]
72
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
72
  • Manchester, CT
  • 17 miles away (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…[read more]
71
  • Higganum, CT
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,745
71
  • Thomaston, CT
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,803
71
  • Bristol, CT
  • 9.3 miles away (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…[read more]
70
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a horrible town to live in is worse than New York City 5 boroughs all together. We moved from Bedford hills NY because life has treated me bad in NY no luck in catching a good job with a…[read more]
69
  • Moodus, CT
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
68
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 12.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 844
68
  • Durham, CT
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,687
68
  • Broad Brook, CT
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,377
67
  • Terryville, CT
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,431
64
  • East Hartford, CT
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,834
  • As a lifelong resident of East Hartford, CT, I'm used to a slower pace of life than you would find in a bustling metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles. That isn't to say East Hartford isn't a one…[read more]
63
  • Watertown, CT
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,351
62
  • Meriden, CT
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,203
  • The company I work for opened a new store in the Chamberlin plaza here and I was nominated to go for the opening to oversee. I was excited about going to Connecticut because I have never been. I stayed…[read more]
62
  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • 11 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,222
62
  • Rockville, CT
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,178
60
  • Ansonia, CT
  • 24.8 miles away (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…[read more]
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  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • 10.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,256
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 9.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,379
58
  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,314
57
  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • 10.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,113
55
  • New Britain, CT
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72,876
  • I've lived in NB for 8 years but after 8 years of suffering the lack of police presence,the worst snow removal process, garbage management "debris all over the streets and sidewalks and finally "sky…[read more]
55
  • New Hartford Center, CT
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,409
54
  • Clay Arsenal, Hartford, CT
  • 11.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,225
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  • Upper Albany, Hartford, CT
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,103
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  • Frog Hollow, Hartford, CT
  • 10.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,995

Listed above are the best places to live in Kensington, CT for 2020. 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 - Kensington, CT, followed by the best places to live near Kensington, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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