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Best Places To Live In Stratford, CT

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  • Stratford, CT
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score95
  • Cannondale, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 92
84
  • Westport, CT
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.4km 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]
81
  • Southport, CT
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 1,694
80
  • Setauket-East Setauket, NY
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 14,174
  • I don’t know about living in East Setauket. The residential costs are expensive and the rent there is pricey unless you could afford the extra payments. Despite the liabilities of living there I like…[read more]
80
  • Wilton Center, CT
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 675
79
  • Orange, CT
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.3km 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]
78
  • Poquott, NY
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 868
78
  • Belle Terre, NY
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 725
78
  • Ridgefield, CT
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7,552
  • Have lived in Ridgefield for 25 years and love it I commute to Stamford and do not need to use the highways. it is a easy commute to many…[read more]
78
  • Darien, CT
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 21,519
  • I lived in Darien, CT during my first marriage, and I have to say that it is a lovely place to live, for those who are wealthy enough to afford living there. Darien is definitely an affluent area. When…[read more]
77
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.5km 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]
77
  • Mount Sinai, NY
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 12,362
  • I've been living in Mount Sinai New York for the past 7 years and have enjoyed the small town culture here and the close proximity to the beach so I've been able to enjoy boating and jet skiing on many a…[read more]
76
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 3,875
76
  • Newtown, CT
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 2,009
76
  • Milford city, CT
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km 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]
75
  • Shelton, CT
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • 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]
75
  • Georgetown, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 1,821
75
  • Trumbull, CT
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.3km 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]
75
  • Miller Place, NY
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 11,985
  • My family and I are glad to call Miller Place, New York home. Living in Miller Place, New York provides us with a great community to live. The schools that my children attend are absolutely fabulous.…[read more]
75
  • Branford Center, CT
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 6,360
75
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km 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]
74
  • Sound Beach, NY
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 8,001
  • Sound Beach is a cozy beach community on the North Shore of Long Island. The hamlet has two beautiful private beaches which require membership to visit. The location is very close in proximity to the…[read more]
73
  • Woodmont, CT
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 1,425
73
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km 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]
73
  • Shoreham, NY
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.3km away
  • Population: 406
73
  • Bethel, CT
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 9,541
71
  • Derby, CT
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km 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]
71
  • Danbury, CT
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.3km 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]
70
  • Port Jefferson Station, NY
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 8,279
70
  • East Haven, CT
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.5km 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]
69
  • Norwalk, CT
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km 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]
68
  • Port Jefferson, NY
  • City: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 7,795
68
  • Lloyd Harbor, NY
  • City: 25.6mi / 41.2km away
  • Population: 3,696
67
  • West Haven, CT
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km 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]
67
  • Old Field, NY
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 849
67
  • Rocky Point, NY
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 13,597
  • I grew up in Rocky Point, NY during the 1950's through the early 1970's. I can see why so many people are leaving. Long Island is a mess anyway. I lived there mostly during the summer months though.…[read more]
67
  • Wading River, NY
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 7,742
66
  • Asharoken, NY
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 486
65
  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 4,703
65
  • Eatons Neck, NY
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 1,506
63
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 6,291
63
  • East Shoreham, NY
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 6,699
63
  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 9,783
62
  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 8,106
61
  • Calverton, NY
  • City: 27.1mi / 43.5km away
  • Population: 7,089
61
  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 12.8mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 6,416
61
  • Ansonia, CT
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.2km 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]
58
  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 1,664
56
  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 4,305
56
  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 5,589

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

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