67
2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live

West Hartford, CT

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liv score
619
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 85
Demographics 55
Economy 67
Education 81
Health 58
Housing 46
Infrastructure 32

#67. West Hartford, CT

Home to the University of Hartford and the University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford is an affluent suburb of Hartford and features a median income of more than $110,000 for families. West Hartford earns high marks in education, healthcare and technology, and the city is becoming a summertime tourism destination with excellent restaurants and high-end shopping choices.

The downtown district has been a gathering place since the late 17th century and is known as “The Center,” and transportation assets in West Hartford include Interstate 84 running through town while Bradley International Airport is only a 15-minute drive away. Local residents take pride in their community and are always working to improve the city in big and small ways. 

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