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Best Places To Live In Meriden, CT

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  • Meriden, CT
  • Your matching location
  • 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
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Guilford Center, CT
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,517
83
  • Portland, CT
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Plantsville, CT
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,702
82
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 16 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
81
  • Chester Center, CT
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,986
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  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,103
81
  • Orange, CT
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,941
  • You can come to Orange, Connecticut and visit Splat Art Studios for some art classes, and kids' activities, you can head out to the Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum for a great afternoon of fun and
80
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,523
80
  • Shelton, CT
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,979
  • All in all, Shelton, CT, isn't that bad of a place to live. It is a town with a population of around 40,000, and like any town of that size it will have its ups and downs. I lived here for several years
80
  • Collinsville, CT
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,693
80
  • Kensington, CT
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,528
79
  • Newington, CT
  • 10.9 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
78
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,103
78
  • Madison Center, CT
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,404
77
  • East Hampton, CT
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,693
77
  • Durham, CT
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,687
77
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,415
76
  • North Haven, CT
  • 11.2 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
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • 13.2 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
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  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,416
75
  • Bristol, CT
  • 12.5 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
74
  • Middletown, CT
  • 7.2 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
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  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • 6.1 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
74
  • Moodus, CT
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
73
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,321
73
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 934
73
  • Oakville, CT
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,133
73
  • Clinton, CT
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,605
72
  • Thomaston, CT
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,803
72
  • Branford Center, CT
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,360
72
  • Torrington, CT
  • 24.8 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,
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  • Naugatuck, CT
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • East Haven, CT
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,015
  • I absolutely love living in East Haven! I live in a condo in the section of Momauguin in East Haven, which is remotely close to the shore. The other sections of East Haven include the Foxon area, which
71
  • Higganum, CT
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,745
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  • Westbrook Center, CT
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,036
71
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
69
  • Watertown, CT
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,351
69
  • Terryville, CT
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,431
68
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 18.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 844
68
  • West Haven, CT
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54,972
  • West Haven was a great place to live and I enjoyed the years I spent there. Quaint and on the small side, West Haven offers a slower pace than some of the larger surrounding areas. The shoreline is
68
  • Manchester, CT
  • 22.1 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
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  • Derby, CT
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,755
  • Living in Derby is an interesting experience. We are known as the smallest city in the state, and the name is fitting. We have all the amenities that you'd see in a city, but all the community tightness
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  • Ansonia, CT
  • 19.5 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
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  • East Hartford, CT
  • 18.2 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
65
  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,783
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  • New Britain, CT
  • 9.7 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
63
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • 17.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,291
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  • Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT
  • 16.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,674
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  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • 17.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,106
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  • East Shore, New Haven, CT
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,636

Listed above are the best places to live in Meriden, CT for 2018. 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 - Meriden, CT, followed by the best places to live near Meriden, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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