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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Westport is a suburb of New York City with a population of 27,777. Westport is in Fairfield County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Westport offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westport there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Westport tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westport are highly rated.
About Westport...
Population
27,777

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,152,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,836
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    7
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    7
    41
  • Robbery
    4
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    103
    500
  • Theft
    830
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    128
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Westport

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$181,360
National
$55,322
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Cute suburban town! Pretty safe. Clean community with a lot of activities to do. Great downtown and places to eat!
A beautiful town that is safe, family friendly, and full of many resources and opportunities for success as well as a fun. I have lived in this town almost my entire life, and I can say with absolute confidence that I have not felt safer anywhere else. You have nothing to fear when walking the streets, day or night, and there is always something to do. The shops downtown, while mostly pricey, are wonderful, Compo Beach is gorgeous year round, and the public schools are some of the best and safest. Furthermore, this town is excellent for raising a family. If you have the resources and can afford a home here (the only drawback to living in this town), I strongly recommend starting a family here. Its' strong, family oriented community ensures that all children have a chance in growing up in a safe town.