Livability Score

74
/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 D

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Silk City Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Between Rounds Bagels
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) F
Parkade Cinemas
Cinema
Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall
Theatre Arts
Cheney Homestead Museum
Museum
Old Manchester Museum
Museum
Cinemark
Cinema
Holiday Lanes
Bowling Alley
Manchester Community College Band Shell
Theatre Arts
Aquatic Wildlife
Aquarium
Nike Missile Site
Attraction
Indian campsite
Attraction
Food and Drink (5) F
The Main Pub
Bar
Domino's
Fast Food
Forest Package Store
Alcohol
Hungry Tiger
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dunkin' Donuts
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Smashburger
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Buckland Billiards
Bar
Sonic
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Dunkin' Donuts
Fast Food
M&R Liquors
Alcohol
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Shea's Patio at Tomato Joe's
Bar
Panera Bread
Fast Food
Hosmer Mountain Soda
Beverages
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Fresh Monkee
Fast Food
Crumbl Cookies
Sweets
Fitness (4) F
ML Fitness
Gym
Community Y Recreation Center
Gym
Senior Citizen Center
Community Centre
Mahoney Recreation Center
Community Centre
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Big Sky Fitness
Gym
LA Fitness
Gym
Vernon Teen Center
Community Centre
Groceries (2) F
Coventry Farms
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Highland Park Market
Grocery Store
Big Y
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Halal Meat & Seafoods
Grocery Store
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Grocery Outlet
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
ShopRite
Grocery Store
Unicorn Polish Bakery
Bakery
Shop Rite
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Parks (26) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Center Spring Pond Park
Park
Munro Park
Park
Center Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Spruce Street Community Garden
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Robertson Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Attawanhood Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Charter Oak Park
Park
Salter's Pond
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (41) A+
Dollar General
Discount Store
Razor's Edge
Hairdresser
Tangles & Bangles
Hairdresser
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Karherine's Hair Design
Hairdresser
Sean's Fine Jewelry
Fashion
Hair by Emil
Hairdresser
Ruff Cuts Grooming
Pets
Manchester Cycle Shop
Bicycle
Beauty by Dezign
Hairdresser
A Hero's Legacy Comics
Books
41 Closet
Clothing
Hair by Jecoby
Hairdresser
Antiques & Collectibles
Furniture
Bubbly Spa
Hairdresser
Beauty 911
Hairdresser
Salon 292
Hairdresser
Silk City Antiques & Decor
Furniture
Surroundings
Interior Decoration
Designed to Order
Florist
Manchester Hardware
Home Improvement
In B-tween Convenience
Convenience Store
Harvest
Fashion
Cindy's Shearz
Hairdresser
Park Hill Joyce Flower Shop
Florist
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 1.1% take public transportation in Manchester.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Bus Stop B
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Bus Stop A
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
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Bus Stop
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Bus Stop
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Bus Stop
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Bus Stop
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Bus Stop
Spencer St & 366 Spencer St
Bus Stop
Spencer St & Crossroad Community Cathedral
Bus Stop
Silver Ln & Opp Oak St
Bus Stop
Silver Ln & Oak St
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
1.1%
F
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cost of living C

The cost of living in Manchester is 105/100 - which is 11% lower than Connecticut.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
D-
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
B-
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crime B

Manchester crime rates are 2,749 per 100k, which is 67% higher than Connecticut
Property Crime
2,585 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
164 crimes per 100k
A
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employment C+

The median income in Manchester is $61,631 - which is 14% lower than Connecticut.
Med. Household Income
$61,631
C-
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
C
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (10)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Manchester Memorial Hospital
Hospital
Manchester Police Department
Police
Manchester Fire Department 2
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Doctor
Eighth Utilities District Fire Station 1
Fire Station
Manchester Police
Police
ManchesterbFamily Dental
Dentist
Manchester Fire Department Station 3
Fire Station
CVS
Pharmacy
Eighth Utilities Dstrict Fire Station 2
Fire Station
Manchester Fire Department Station 4
Fire Station
Manchester Fire Department Station 1
Fire Station
Stoker Chiropractic
Doctor
Eighth Utilities District Fire Station 3
Fire Station
Ambulance Service of Manchester
Ambulance Station
Unknown Name
Doctor
Manchester Fire Department Station 5
Fire Station
Great Expressions
Dentist
Vernon Fire Department Station 341
Fire Station
Dr. Dental
Dentist
Vernon Fire Department Station 241
Fire Station
Rubin Family Dentistry & Associates
Dentist
Hartford Healthcare Medical Group
Hospital
Bolton Dental Group
Dentist
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
B+
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housing A+

Manchester home prices are $165,400 - which is 39% lower than Connecticut
Home Price
$165,400
C
Home Appreciation Rate
-1%
C
Home Affordability
2.7x (home price to income ratio)
A
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schools B-

The Manchester graduation rate is 88% - which is 1% higher than Connecticut
School Test Scores
37%
F
High School Grad. Rates
88%
B
Elementary Schools (18) A+
Illing Middle School
The Cornerstone Christian School
Bowers School
St Bridget School
St James School
Waddell School
Community Child Guidance Clinic
Elisabeth M. Bennet Academy
Robertson School
Washington School
Highland Park School
Adelbrook-The Learning Center Of Manchester
Buckley School
Odyssey Community School
Martin School
Verplanck School
Keeney School
Timothy Edwards School
Lake Street School
Orchard Hill School
Birch Mountain Day School
Woodland School
Dr. Franklin H. Mayberry School
High Schools (6) A+
Manchester High School
Clinical Day School - Manchester Memorial Hospital
The Cornerstone Christian School
Howell Cheney Technical High School
Great Path Academy At Mcc
Manchester Regional Academy
Woodland School
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ratings B

Manchester has an overall rating of 71% from 10 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (9)
From AreaVibes
B+
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Manchester Area Facts

  • Manchester has a Livability Score of 74/100, which is considered excellent
  • Manchester crime rates are 67% higher than the Connecticut average
  • Cost of living in Manchester is 11% lower than the Connecticut average
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Manchester Connecticut: Shops, Beer and Grub! 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 14, 2018) 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 areas in Manchester is the Buckland Hill Mall Center. They have all of your co
...Read More mmon stores like JCPenney, American Eagle, Footlocker, Bath and Body Works, and many more. There’s also the Funny Bone comedy club if you’re looking for a good laugh.

There’s not a ton to do as far as nightlife, but you can fill your time with a selection of breweries, restaurants, and the new talk-of-the-town Dave & Buster’s. If you have more expensive taste, you may want to wonder east two miles into the adjacent town, South Windsor, and visit the upscale outdoor mall, Evergreen Walk. Airbnb is growing in popularity in Manchester, so if you’re thinking of dropping by to give it a try, you can find exceptional rates that will rival any nearby motel or hotel. Read Less
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D Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Manchester? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
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Center Spring Pond Park
Munro Park
Center Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Parkade Cinemas
Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall
Cheney Homestead Museum
Old Manchester Museum
Cinemark
Holiday Lanes
Manchester Community College Band Shell
Aquatic Wildlife

Food & Drink

The Main Pub
Domino's
Forest Package Store
Hungry Tiger
McDonald's
Dunkin' Donuts
Unknown Name
Dairy Queen

F Commute

Is public transit available in Manchester? Of all people who commute, 1.1% take public transportation in Manchester.
Drive to Work
85%

8% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

equal to the US average

A+ Health & Safety

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

Hospitals

Manchester Memorial Hospital

Pharmacies

CVS

Doctors

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