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New Milford

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

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    New Milford is a with a population of 27,014. New Milford is in Litchfield County. Living in New Milford offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In New Milford there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in New Milford and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in New Milford are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $301,300
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,256
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      22%
    • Own
      78%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      41.2
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      3.7
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      15
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      15
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      15
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      573.7
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      97.5
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      10%
    • 10-17 years
      10%
    • 18-24 years
      8%
    • 25-34 years
      13%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      17%
    • 55-64 years
      17%
    • 65+ years
      15%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      14%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      27%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      28%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      26%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      6%
      national  12%

    Working in New Milford

    Jobs
    grade B minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $89,969
    National
    $62,843

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