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Best Places To Live In Waterbury, CT

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  • Waterbury, CT
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 1,702
85
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • Population: 6,103
84
  • Newington, CT
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 30,590
  • In the year 2000, I moved back to Newington, CT after living in another nearby town for more than a decade. Located in the central section of the state, Newington maintains a real small town charm, while…[read more]
84
  • West Hartford, CT
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 63,187
  • My husband and I took our daughter to West Hartford Connecticut last year to visit the children's museum. When we arrived we were greeted by Conny the whale a sixty foot sperm whale that we were allowed…[read more]
84
  • Guilford Center, CT
  • City: 26.8mi / 43.1km away
  • Population: 2,517
82
  • Canton Valley, CT
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 1,500
82
  • Collinsville, CT
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 3,693
81
  • Kensington, CT
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 8,528
79
  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 46,933
  • Middletown Connecticut is one of those super cute towns that everyone should have the chance to live in at least once in their life. I was afforded the ability to live there for two glorious years. The…[read more]
79
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km 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]
79
  • Orange, CT
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km 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
  • Litchfield, CT
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 1,329
78
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.5km away
  • Population: 3,103
77
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km 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
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • Population: 26,396
  • If you're looking for a quiet and quaint neighborhood to raise your kids and settle down, living in Wethersfield Connecticut should be high on your list. Crime is very low and there are plenty of shops…[read more]
76
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 3,875
76
  • Newtown, CT
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 2,009
76
  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 1,520
75
  • Shelton, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km 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
  • Oakville, CT
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 9,133
75
  • New Milford, CT
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 7,080
75
  • Branford Center, CT
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 6,360
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  • Torrington, CT
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 35,227
  • Living in the city of Torrington is a nice place to live for it has low crime rates, a lot of local amenities, and sunny weather. Torrington has a lot of close ranged amenities such as: grocery stores,…[read more]
73
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • City: 24.9mi / 40.1km away
  • Population: 3,181
73
  • Bethel, CT
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 9,541
73
  • Thomaston, CT
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 1,803
72
  • Bantam, CT
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 829
72
  • Bristol, CT
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 60,437
  • Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a…[read more]
71
  • Derby, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km 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]
70
  • East Haven, CT
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km 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]
70
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a horrible town to live in is worse than New York City 5 boroughs all together. We moved from Bedford hills NY because life has treated me bad in NY no luck in catching a good job with a…[read more]
68
  • Bethlehem Village, CT
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 1,852
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  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 25.0mi / 40.3km away
  • Population: 844
68
  • Terryville, CT
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 5,431
68
  • Durham, CT
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 2,687
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  • West Haven, CT
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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]
66
  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 8,256
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  • New Preston, CT
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 996
66
  • Watertown, CT
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.4km away
  • Population: 3,351
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  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 4,703
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  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 2,222
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  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km 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]
63
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 6,291
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  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 9,783
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  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 8,106
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  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 6,416
61
  • Ansonia, CT
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km 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]
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.5mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 3,113
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 1,379
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  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • Population: 5,314

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

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