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Pros

-Diverse economy
-Close to New York City
-Good climate for region

Cons

-Some blighted areas
-Cost of living
-Long commutes


What Bert Has To Say About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area


The most recent Metropolitan Area created some major shifts in Connecticut, where metro areas are more closely aligned by county borders than towns and townships as in the old New England structure. As a result, two important and highly diverse metro areas, Danbury and Stamford-Norwalk were merged into this now very large and complex Bridgeport area. Formerly a whaling port, Bridgeport itself grew up as an industrial and manufacturing center known for large machinery and brass products. Some of this heavy industry still remains, but general industrial decline has left considerable areas of blight.

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Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Danbury
Zip Codes: 06810, 06811, ... 2 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Danbury


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Danbury is 5.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Danbury jobs have Increased by 1.35 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Danbury's cost of living is 25.60% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Danbury's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Danbury's population is 84,657 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.08 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Danbury is $251,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -24.50%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Danbury public schools spend $14,162 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Danbury. Learn more...

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  7/13/2017
Brooklyn in Connecticut--Cool Danbury

If you are looking for a city, that you still get to New York City from, Danbury, with its funky, unique homes, vibrant foodie scene, super hip downtown library,... (Read More)

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  8/2/2015
High Cost of Living in CT

Most folks can't afford to retire to... (Read More)

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  3/9/2013
Extremely High

It is very hard to make ends meet unless you are in the upper class. Growing up we had the best place to live. A great Town. Now we are a city that is being taken over... (Read More)

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