Naugatuck 73 Excellent
Naugatuck Livability #69 ranked city in Connecticut#9,120 ranked city in the USARanks better than 68% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Naugatuck Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Naugatuck Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Connecticut
11414% more expensive than the US average
12424% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Naugatuck cost of living
A+ Naugatuck Crime Total crime is 6% lower than Connecticut
Total crime
1,50939% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6739% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Naugatuck crime
D Naugatuck Employment Household income is 17% lower than Connecticut
Median household income
$59,5228% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,55112% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%47% higher than the US average
Naugatuck employment
B- Naugatuck Housing Home value is 34% lower than Connecticut
Median home value
$178,8003% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9541% higher than the US average
Home ownership
66%4% higher than the US average
Naugatuck real estate or Naugatuck rentals
F Naugatuck Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Connecticut
High school grad. rates
85%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
40%18% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:14% lower than the US average
Naugatuck K-12 schools
C Naugatuck User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Naugatuck
Overall user rating
62% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
40% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
88% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Naugatuck, CT

      Naugatuck, Connecticut is a moderately-sized city with a population of 31,625 residents. The majority of Naugatuck residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. 73% of the people in Naugatuck (over the age of 15) are married and 60% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Living in Naugatuck can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the town. Having said that, in the state of Connecticut, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Naugatuck and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Naugatuck to Connecticut and the national average.

      Naugatuck, CT receives 72/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #49 in Connecticut and #8,140 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Naugatuck ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A) and housing (B-). On a less positive note, Naugatuck does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (D-), weather (D-), education (F) and employment (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Naugatuck on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Naugatuck has a violent crime rate of 115 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Assuming that Naugatuck meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Naugatuck. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Naugatuck are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Naugatuck come in at $178,800, which is 33.6% lower than the Connecticut average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Naugatuck, the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 21.1% lower than the Connecticut average.

      Naugatuck transportation information

      Average one way commute29min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.6%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.0%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%4.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Naugatuck, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).