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Best Places To Live In Shelton, CT

  • 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…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score95
  • Cannondale, CT
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 92
  • Plantsville, CT
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 1,702
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 6,103
  • Westport, CT
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Southport, CT
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 1,694
  • Wilton Center, CT
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 675
  • Orange, CT
  • City: 4.2mi / 6.7km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 3,875
  • Newtown, CT
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 2,009
  • Milford city, CT
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 1,520
  • Georgetown, CT
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,821
  • Oakville, CT
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 9,133
  • Trumbull, CT
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 36,477
  • property taxes are VERY high in Trumbull. It boils down to the local government of the town and their mismanagement of money. Schools are very good. (they better be for the amount of taxes you pay in…[read more]
  • New Milford, CT
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.5km away
  • Population: 7,080
  • Branford Center, CT
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 6,360
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Watertown, CT
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 3,351
  • Woodmont, CT
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 1,425
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Bethel, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 9,541
  • Derby, CT
  • City: 0.9mi / 1.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Danbury, CT
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 83,890
  • Danbury is one of Connecticut's hidden gems. Once a town and now a bustling city with plenty to do and to see. Not to mention, you can head back and forth from Grand Central from Danbury, taking…[read more]
  • East Haven, CT
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.7km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Norwalk, CT
  • City: 23.0mi / 36.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • West Haven, CT
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 7.1mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 4,703
  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Stratford, CT
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 52,300
  • This town is terrible. People who reside in this town are very rude and crazy. One of the bad thing about this town is, it has a very bad weather. It is hot in summer until late fall. In the winter…[read more]
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 10.4mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 6,291
  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 9,783
  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 8,106
  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 6,416
  • Ansonia, CT
  • City: 2.3mi / 3.6km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.1mi / 14.7km away
  • Population: 1,664
  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 7.4mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 4,305
  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 8.3mi / 13.4km away
  • Population: 5,589
  • Quinnipiac, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • Population: 6,242
  • West River, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 3,413
  • East Shore, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 3,636
  • Long Wharf, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 857
  • Dwight, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • Population: 6,769
  • Waterbury, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 109,211
  • Waterbury is broken down into sections. While some areas you sould avoid at any cost there are several areas that have what I will describe as small town charm. I live in the Bunker Hill section of town…[read more]
  • Bridgeport, CT
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.7km away
  • Population: 147,022
  • This is a high crime area. There are gang fights and someone is shot, assaulted or car jacked every day. I worked downtown years ago and had to run the red lights to avoid people jumping up and down on…[read more]
  • New Haven, CT
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 4,674
  • Mill River, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 2,084
  • Beaver Hills, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 4,849
  • Amity, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 4,894

Listed above are the best places to live in Shelton, CT for 2021. 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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