Newington 84 Exceptional
Newington Livability #12 ranked city in Connecticut#1,674 ranked city in the USARanks better than 94% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Newington Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Newington Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Connecticut
11818% more expensive than the US average
12424% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Newington cost of living
A- Newington Crime Total crime is 38% higher than Connecticut
Total crime
2,22910% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4510% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Newington crime
B- Newington Employment Household income is 12% higher than Connecticut
Median household income
$80,31545% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$38,25528% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%17% lower than the US average
Newington employment
C+ Newington Housing Home value is 15% lower than Connecticut
Median home value
$228,00023% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,16323% higher than the US average
Home ownership
78%22% higher than the US average
Newington real estate or Newington rentals
B Newington Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Connecticut
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%13% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:14% lower than the US average
Newington K-12 schools
A+ Newington User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Newington
Overall user rating
89% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
94% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Newington, CT

      Newington, Connecticut is a mid-sized city with a population of 30,590 residents. The majority of Newington residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Black. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Newington might be a good fit as 78% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 61% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Newington, Connecticut could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Newington and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes weather, education, employment, housing and other important metrics.

      Newington, CT receives 78/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #13 in Connecticut and #2,913 in the USA. Based on this score, Newington would be considered a very livable city! Newington has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. For each of the livability categories, we see that Newington ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), education (B) and employment (B-). There are some categories that Newington ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Newington has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Newington gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 135 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      Assuming that Newington meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Newington. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Newington are simply unattainable. The median home price for Newington homes is $228,000, which is 15.3% lower than the Connecticut average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Newington, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 26.3% lower than the Connecticut average.

      Newington transportation information

      Average one way commute21min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.1%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.1%8.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.6%4.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home3.4%4.6%4.6%

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