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Best Places To Live In West Haven, CT

  • West Haven, CT
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 6,103
  • Westport, CT
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.7km 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]
  • Guilford Center, CT
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 2,517
  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 25.0mi / 40.2km 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]
  • Madison Center, CT
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 2,404
  • Southport, CT
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 1,694
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km 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]
  • Orange, CT
  • City: 3.1mi / 5.0km 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: 14.5mi / 23.4km 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]
  • Newtown, CT
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 2,009
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 3,875
  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 1,520
  • Shelton, CT
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km 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]
  • Trumbull, CT
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 36,477
  • Trumbull is a very small town that is extremely expensive to live in. The school systems are amazing and it is very friendly. It is in a nice location if you need to commute. But, there is absolutely…[read more]
  • Milford city, CT
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km 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]
  • Branford Center, CT
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 6,360
  • Woodmont, CT
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 1,425
  • East Haven, CT
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.4km 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]
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km 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]
  • Derby, CT
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km 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]
  • Durham, CT
  • City: 20.5mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 2,687
  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.6mi / 7.3km away
  • Population: 4,703
  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 6,291
  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km 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: 9.5mi / 15.3km 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]
  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 9,783
  • Ansonia, CT
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.7km 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]
  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 8,106
  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.4mi / 5.4km away
  • Population: 6,416
  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 6.9km away
  • Population: 5,589
  • Quinnipiac, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 5.9mi / 9.5km away
  • Population: 6,242
  • West River, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.1km away
  • Population: 3,413
  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.5mi / 5.6km away
  • Population: 1,664
  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.3mi / 5.3km away
  • Population: 4,305
  • Long Wharf, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 857
  • Dwight, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 6,769
  • East Shore, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 3,636
  • New Haven, CT
  • City: 3.5mi / 5.6km 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]
  • Bridgeport, CT
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.3km 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]
  • Waterbury, CT
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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]
  • Mill River, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 2,084
  • Amity, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: 4,894
  • Beaver Hills, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 4,849
  • Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: 4,674
  • Dixwell, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 3.6mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 5,889
  • Hill, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 13,462
  • Fair Haven, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 5.2mi / 8.3km away
  • 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…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in West Haven, CT for 2020. 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 - West Haven, CT, followed by the best places to live near West Haven, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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