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Best Places To Live In Shelton, CT

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  • Shelton, CT
  • Your matching location
  • 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
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Westport, CT
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,511
  • I have enjoyed the last three years living in Westport, Connecticut a city that has excellent schools and safe environment for raising kids and establishing community within this small multicultural
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  • Plantsville, CT
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,702
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  • Newtown, CT
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,009
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  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,103
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  • Orange, CT
  • 4.2 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
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  • Southport, CT
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,694
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  • Woodmont, CT
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,425
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  • Cannondale, CT
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 92
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  • Trumbull, CT
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,477
  • I lived and worked in Trumbull, Connecticut for most of my life. Living in Trumbull, you'll find some of the best shopping in the area. It hosts one of the largest and most popular malls in the state,
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  • Milford city, CT
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,005
  • My favorite thing to do in Milford, CT is taking my family to the beach. The best areas in Milford are Long Island Sound and Walnut beaches because they offer the perfect scenery for sightseers like
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  • Georgetown, CT
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,821
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  • Bethel, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,541
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  • North Haven, CT
  • 13.1 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
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  • Heritage Village, CT
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,875
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  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,520
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  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • 8.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,416
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  • New Milford, CT
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,080
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  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • 17 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
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  • Oakville, CT
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,133
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  • Wilton Center, CT
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 675
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  • Stratford, CT
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,300
  • I have lived in Stratford my entire life and I truly cannot imagine living anywhere else. This quaint, little town is nestled along the coastline of Long Island Sound. The district has a total area of
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  • Branford Center, CT
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,360
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  • Danbury, CT
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 83,890
  • Danbury is one of those cities that one is lucky to find a few times in one's life time. It is like Astoria in then 1990's, but with a cool vibe that also includes families, hip retirees, artists,
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  • Naugatuck, CT
  • 12.1 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
  • 12.3 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
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  • Watertown, CT
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,351
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  • Norwalk, CT
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 87,930
  • I spent four days on vacation in September 09 in the city of Norwalk, Connecticut with my husband and we had a great time. Norwalk is located on the Long Island Sound and it's a great place to relax and
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  • West Haven, CT
  • 7.2 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
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  • Meriden, CT
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Derby, CT
  • 0.9 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
  • 2.3 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 Rock, New Haven, CT
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,783
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  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • 10.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,291
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  • Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,674
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  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • 6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,106
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  • East Shore, New Haven, CT
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,636
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  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • 9.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,664
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  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • 7.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,305
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  • Waterbury, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 109,211
  • This is not a friendly town. Dirty and crime filled. My car was stolen from the local mall the first night we went out. I was told that the only way I was getting it back was if it was pulled over, that
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  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,703
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  • Mill River, New Haven, CT
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,084
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  • West River, New Haven, CT
  • 7.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,413
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  • Beaver Hills, New Haven, CT
  • 7.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,849
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  • Bridgeport, CT
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 147,022
  • Bridgeport, CT is the largest city in Connecticut yet it is still quite small. I first visited the city on a school field trip years ago and late returned in 2009 with my wife. I was pleasantly surprised
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  • Dwight, New Haven, CT
  • 8.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,769
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  • New Haven, CT
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 130,405
  • This city has it's good points that set it far above the normal city attractions such as Yale, the museums, the historical background, beaches, music, clubs/venues, nightlife, restaurants, festivals, and
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  • Long Wharf, New Haven, CT
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 857
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  • Dixwell, New Haven, CT
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,889
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  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,589
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  • Fair Haven, New Haven, CT
  • 11.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,197
  • My boyfriend was assaulted last Sunday at 5am. Him and his best friend were up early to carpool to work when a car pulled up in front and one pulled up behind. They were robbed and beaten and he caught

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

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