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Suffield is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 15,688. Suffield is in Hartford County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Suffield offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Suffield there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Suffield and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Suffield are highly rated.

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About Suffield...
Population
15,688

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$310,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,250
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    12.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    82.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    247.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Suffield

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$114,208
National
$62,843

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