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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade B minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Middlesex County is located in Connecticut with a population of 163,053. Middlesex County is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. In Middlesex County, most residents own their homes. In Middlesex County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Middlesex County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Middlesex County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$286,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,162
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Middlesex County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    61.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    150.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,205.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    113.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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