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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 Score86
  • Simsbury Center, CT
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 5,968
85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 1,702
85
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 6,103
84
  • West Hartford, CT
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • 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]
84
  • Newington, CT
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.6km away
  • 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]
83
  • Portland, CT
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Canton Valley, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 1,500
82
  • Collinsville, CT
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 3,693
82
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 7,523
82
  • Weatogue, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 3,179
80
  • East Hampton, CT
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 2,693
79
  • Chester Center, CT
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.8km away
  • Population: 1,986
79
  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • 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]
78
  • West Simsbury, CT
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 2,354
78
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 3,103
77
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 934
77
  • Tariffville, CT
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 1,315
77
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.0km away
  • 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]
77
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • City: 23.6mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 2,321
77
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • 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
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 3,415
75
  • Oakville, CT
  • City: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 9,133
75
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • 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]
74
  • Torrington, CT
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • 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]
74
  • Watertown, CT
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 3,351
73
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • 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…[read more]
73
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 3,181
73
  • Thomaston, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,803
72
  • Higganum, CT
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 1,745
72
  • Bristol, CT
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • 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
  • Manchester, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • 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]
69
  • Moodus, CT
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 1,202
68
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 844
68
  • Broad Brook, CT
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 4,377
68
  • Terryville, CT
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 5,431
68
  • Durham, CT
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 2,687
67
  • Rockville, CT
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 7,178
66
  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 8,256
64
  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 2,222
64
  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • 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]
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  • East Hartford, CT
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • 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]
61
  • Ansonia, CT
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • 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]
60
  • Barry Square, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 15,301
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 3,113
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 1,379
59
  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 5,314
57
  • New Britain, CT
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • 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
  • Clay Arsenal, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 7,225
55
  • New Hartford Center, CT
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 1,409
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  • Upper Albany, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 11.4mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 7,103

Listed above are the best places to live in Kensington, CT for 2021. 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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