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-Historic downtown core
-College-town amenities


-Cost of housing
-Low job growth
-Areas of urban decay

What Bert Has To Say About New Haven-Milford Metro Area

A city of contrasts, New Haven is a mix of colonial history, Ivy League college town, and past-its-prime industrial center. Once an important manufacturing center, it is known today as the home of prestigious Yale University. The first planned city in the American Colonies, New Haven was laid out in 1638 in nine equal squares. The New Haven Green, a square reserved for the public, is now a pedestrian area surrounded by stately trees, the Yale campus, and an assortment of museums and architecturally significant homes and churches. The downtown is generally clean and attractive and is known for its large number of trees.

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Quick Facts About Waterbury

    The unemployment rate in Waterbury is 8.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waterbury jobs have Increased by 0.36 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Waterbury's cost of living is 0.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Waterbury's population is 108,802 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.15 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Waterbury is $102,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -27.98 percent.
    Waterbury public schools spend $19,597 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Waterbury.

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Don't move here. Yes, Waterbury is a cheap place to live, but there is a reason for that. You can find tons of cheap appartments. But they may have an abandoned factory... (read more)
I am a parent of two children who attened Rotella Magnet School, and i have to say it a wonderful place to send your children. The staff is wonderful and caring.The... (read more)
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