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Wallingford

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    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B
    3. Housing
      grade B minus
    4. Nightlife
      grade A minus
    5. Good for Families
      grade B+
    6. Diversity
      grade B
    7. Jobs
      grade B
    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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    Wallingford is a with a population of 44,596. Wallingford is in New Haven County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Wallingford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wallingford there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Wallingford and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Wallingford are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $267,800
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,094
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      28%
    • Own
      72%
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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
      22.5
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      13.5
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      2.2
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      78.7
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      533.1
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      42.7
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      8%
    • 10-17 years
      8%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      12%
    • 35-44 years
      13%
    • 45-54 years
      14%
    • 55-64 years
      17%
    • 65+ years
      22%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      15%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      19%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      26%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      32%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      7%
      national  12%

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