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Waterbury, CT

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Known as the Brass City, Waterbury, Connecticut is a busy city just 90 minutes away from New York City. The city is proud to be one of the greenest cities around, and it’s getting greener by the minute with the construction of new bike paths and greenways. Though it isn’t the manufacturing force that it once was, people who make their homes in Waterbury can still find employment in a diverse array of fields.

Apartments in Waterbury CT

$795-$1025

Greenbriar Hills Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-1.5

$1300-$3015

Ardenwood Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$800-$2500

Seramonte
Beds: Studio-4
Baths: 1-2.5

$1170-$1435

Summit and Birch Hill
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

$880-$1345

Colonial Village Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1490-$1515

Aspen Glen
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of Waterbury, CT is
10 to 14
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.47%
  • 6.45%
  • 6.12%
  • Female
  • 8.05%
  • 5.81%
  • 6.6%
$881
is average rent in Waterbury, CT
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.74%
  • 4.97%
  • 4.66%
30.12%
of units are available for rent in Waterbury
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1755
  • 327
  • 3046
Getting Around in Waterbury, CT

One of the best ways to get around Waterbury is by bicycle. Over the past few years, the city has worked hard to educate the public on the safe sharing of roads by cars and bikes, hoping that more and more commuters would take to two wheels. A 44-mile long bikeway that runs along the Naugatuck River is also under construction. When it’s done, it’ll connect residential areas to rail lines that can be used to commute into other cities. In addition to being an incredibly bicycle and pedestrian friendly city, Waterbury also has an extensive network of busses that are managed by CT Transit.

80
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Waterbury is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.0%
  • 12.31%
  • 2.36%

Timexpo Museum

<p>Back in its heyday, Waterbury adopted the motto, Quid Aere Perennius, or, What's More Lasting Than Brass?&Oacute; because, up until the mid-1900s Waterbury was one of the leading manufacturers of brassware, including brass clocks and watches. Though Timex and other watchmakers have since moved out of town, the clocks are still ticking at the Timexpo Museum, which is a great place to go if you're hoping to do a little time traveling. The museum is home to hundreds of timepieces that were made in Waterbury from the 1850s through the 1950s. It also documents the history of clock making by highlighting key inventions in time keeping.</p>

Vibes after Five

<p>In Waterbury, the party doesn't have to stop just because the sun goes down. Every night residents of this fun-loving New England town head down to Main Street to take part in Vibes after Five. Vibes after Five has a calendar that's packed absolutely full with a different event every day of the year. There are open-mic nights, live musical performances, comedians, theatrical performances, holiday celebrations, dance parties, and happy hour deals at each of the bars, restaurants, and venues downtown. With so many different activities to choose from, Vibes after Five is one party that never gets old.</p>

Seven Angels Theatre

<p>The Seven Angels Theatre is Waterbury's premiere place for theatrical performances. Though local thespians were dubious as to whether a town the size of Waterbury could support a professional theater, the theater's first production sold out all 21 performances. Since that first show in 1988, the theater has expanded to produce a half dozen shows each season. Additionally, Seven Angels offers acting classes and summer camps for the kids, training up a new generation of performers that will soon take to the stage. A season of non-equity children's theater also gives kids a chance to test out their newfound skills on a professional stage.</p>