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New Canaan Ranked Second-Best Place To Live In CT

New Canaan was rated the second-best place to live in Connecticut.
New Canaan was rated the second-best place to live in Connecticut. Photo Credit: File Photo

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan was rated the second-best place to live in Connecticut, according to a recent survey by community analysis website Niche.

Niche compiled data across dozens of metrics including Higher Education Rate, Cost of Living Diversity, Crime and Safety, Jobs and Nightlife. The company then distilled these metrics into letter grades.

New Canaan was the highest rated municipality in Fairfield County and placed behind only Simsbury throughout the state. It received an overall grade of A+ and recieved A+ grades for Public Schools and Family Friendliness.

Other Fairfield County towns in the top 50 included:

  • Old Greenwich, No. 3
  • Weston, No.5
  • Ridgefield, No. 8
  • Greenwich, No. 9
  • Darien, No. 12
  • Riverside, No. 14
  • Cos Cob, No. 15
  • Wilton, No. 16
  • Westport, No. 17
  • Redding, No. 20
  • Fairfield, No. 21
  • Southport, No. 23
  • Newtown, No. 29
  • Pemberwick, No. 32
  • Easton, No. 33
  • Glenville, No. 35
  • Trumbull, No. 37
  • Byram, No. 38
  • Bethel, No. 47
  • Brookfield, No. 48.

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