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  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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New Britain is a suburb of Hartford with a population of 72,767. New Britain is in Hartford County. Living in New Britain offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In New Britain there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in New Britain and residents tend to be liberal.

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About New Britain...
Population
72,767

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,025
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    266.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    60.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    91.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    259.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,141.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    250.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  12%

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