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2023 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County

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  1. #6 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Cos Cob

    Suburb in Connecticut,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We moved here about 5 years ago and love Cos Cob, it feels a bit more low key than other parts of Greenwich, with a fabulous little ‘town’ area that has a great cheese shop, home shops and...We are in North Street school district which we have heard very good things about and there are a lot of young families nearby. Just in the last year 3 young families moved onto our block. Real estate, while still very expensive, feels like you get a bit more than you would in OG and Riverside (without some of the flooding issues in those neighborhoods) and there are more newer builds...All in all, we are loving Cos cob!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,089,

  2. #12 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Ridgefield

    128 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: 25,053,

  3. #13 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Wilton

    Suburb in Connecticut,

    45 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: 18,486,

  4. #14 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Weston

    Suburb in Connecticut,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My overall experience in Weston has been positive. I've lived in Weston since I was in first grade, so it's essentially all I've known, and it's been a great place to grow up. WHS places an emphasis....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 10,339,

  5. #18 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Redding

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Moved to Redding in January 2022. A year in and I can emphatically say that my family loves it here. For all those reviewers who didn't know they were moving to a rural town...did you not do any...I spend a lot of time hiking, kayaking, swimming, bird watching...basically anything outdoors. If this piques your interest, you'll love it here. Neighbors aren't snooty, many are just living quiet...Redding is safe, quiet, and beautiful. After living in the dirty, noisey streets of Manhattan, the move to Redding was the best thing that could have happened to us. We are proud to live here and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,831,

  6. #25 Best Places to Live in Fairfield County.

    Stamford

    City in Connecticut,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says What I like about Stamford is simply the kind of lifestyle there is and how big it is. One place to compare it to is NY CITY because of the amount of things to do there. You can "Go Cart", Ice....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 134,820,

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