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2022 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut

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  1. #4 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Ridgefield

    125 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Ridgefield is alive with the Arts, has an excellent library and Recreational Center! It promotes wellness of the whole person, both physically and intellectually. There are many community activities...Because it is a small town, the shopping opportunities are limited to small boutique shops; therefore, one must drive to nearby towns to shop for essentials or visit a Mall. For example, there is...Property taxes are high, although less expensive than nearby upscale Fairfield County towns. Still, there is good value in real estate here because it is considered a very desirable place to live..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,012,

  2. #8 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Greenwich

    Suburb in Connecticut,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Greenwich is a charming and safe town that sits by the sound. Because Greenwich is a pretty big town, It's made of 6 areas: Cos Cob, Old Greenwich, Riverside, Glenville, Byram, and Greenwich....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 62,714,

  3. #13 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Glastonbury

    Suburb of Hartford, CT,

    85 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Glastonbury fosters an amazing and safe environment. With their strong education system, caring individuals with great academics and leadership skills emerge. Everyone waves and complements one....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 34,527,

  4. #14 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Wilton

    Suburb in Connecticut,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Wilton is gorgeous! It is well known for having excellent schools with truly impressive music programs. Wilton is ranked 6th most affluent town in CT. Most of the houses are HUGE, and 2+ acres away...Downtown has shops for all your essentials, as well as some great local favorite restaurants. We are close to New Canaan and Westport which have more shopping and restaurant options. Though lots of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,405,

  5. #15 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Farmington

    Suburb of Hartford, CT,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Farmington is a really nice town - not too big, not too small. The public schools are excellent and parents generally take responsibility for their kids, police department and town rec dept are all....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,498,

  6. #19 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    West Simsbury

    Suburb of Hartford, CT,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says West Simsbury is a quaint, generally quiet burrow of the town of Simsbury. The burrow of West Simsbury is 10 minutes from Simsbury downtown at its farther point, where there is a cute single-story....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 3,131,

  7. #20 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Fairfield

    Suburb in Connecticut,

    120 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Fairfield is a beautiful and fun town with many things to offer. It's much larger than you would expect just looking at it on a map. There are over 100 restaurants that serve amazing food and drinks.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 61,954,

  8. #23 Best Places to Raise a Family in Connecticut.

    Cheshire

    110 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Cheshire in 2009. I love this small town. Although I initially did not like how small it was and wanted to move to a big city, I got used to it and consider Cheshire as my hometown. The....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 29,017,

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