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Waterbury

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

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    Waterbury is a with a population of 107,841. Waterbury is in New Haven County. Living in Waterbury offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Waterbury there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Waterbury and residents tend to be liberal.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $132,700
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $986
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      55%
    • Own
      45%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade C
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      194.8
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      12.1
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      41
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      124.9
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      310.5
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,818.9
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      521.1
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      14%
    • 10-17 years
      10%
    • 18-24 years
      10%
    • 25-34 years
      15%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      14%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      14%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      7%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      10%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      26%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      37%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      20%
      national  11%

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