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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,205,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,839
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

Greenwich Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    11
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    2
    41
  • Robbery
    10
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    79
    500
  • Theft
    484
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    76
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$134,223
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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After 30 years I cannot say enough about the beauty of the town we call home.Greenwich certainly IS a very diverse town with hardworking families and those who spend many hours quietly volunteering for the elderly and for United Way for children and families in town. There are others who spend hours or adult lifetimes giving back generously of their time and finances quietly helping others. This is never mentioned in articles written by those who not only don't live here but wish they did.The medical/healthcare community is a huge asset.Parks are numerous including Tod'sPt beach which has stunning views from any point on the peninsula.Wonderful public schools, town sports,annual town party,the 2nd most visited library in New England The shops in town are lovely,a number still owned by local families.Delicious restaurants in all sections of the town .Overall a very kind, well diversified, beautiful wonderful place with so many interesting residents,to raise a family!
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Greenwich is a beautiful, upscale town on Connecticut's southwest shoreline. The public schools are excellent and in addition there are numerous private school options. Greenwich Library is a town treasure and provides an art-lending library, an extensive music collection and monthly entertainment in its Cole Auditorium. It is a family friendly place with access to Todd's Point Beach, beautiful parks and playgrounds, and a lovely Audobon with hiking trails for those who enjoy the outdoors. Restaurants abound, from the less expensive typical fast food chains, to upscale eateries with elegant, five-star dining. While the cost of living is high in Fairfield Country compared to other parts of the country, the quality of life is superb. Not to be missed is Greenwich Avenue, with excellent shopping and dining. While parking here may be a challenge, the experience will be well worth. All in all, a wonderful place to live!
Greenwich is a family friendly town. The school system is very good! The PTAs for all of the schools are very passionate about the kids; what they're being taught, the food that is provided, and the extracurricular activities that are being provided.