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Senior housing types near Darien, CT

  • Atria Darien

    Atria Darien

    50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (2)
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    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to more than 23,000 seniors and employ more than 14,000 people.

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  • Maplewood at Darien

    Maplewood at Darien

    599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (10)
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    Maplewood at Darien is an assisted living and memory care residents for the most discerning seniors. Exquisite interior desgin, an enthusiastic and experienced staff of associates, engaging social and cultural enrichments opportunities, and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients...

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  • The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    1 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT 06820
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  • Atria Stamford

    Atria Stamford

    77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (21)
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    Atria Stamford has served the families of Fairfield County since 2007. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

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  • The Residence at Summer Street

    The Residence at Summer Street

    14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (1)
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    Welcome The Residence at Summer Street is a premier Luxury Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in the downtown area of Stamford, CT. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the comfort of...

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  • Edgehill, a CCRC

    Edgehill, a CCRC

    122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (1)
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    Edgehill, a lifecare community by Benchmark Senior Living is conveniently located on the border of Stamford and Greenwich. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Care. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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  • Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, East Norwalk, CT 06855
    (20)
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    Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is the sparkling new assisted living and memory care community conveniently located in a friendly neighborhood close to the Norwalk-Westport line, just minutes to major highways and trains. We are part of an innovative, locally based company and not part of a large...

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  • The Inn

    The Inn

    73 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
    (2)
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    Just a stone's throw from New Canaan's bustling town center, The Inn is Waveny's charming residence for seniors who can appreciate the benefits of independent living in a supportive, intimate retirement community. Like all of Waveny, The Inn welcomes residents from all areas. Nestled in a scenic...

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  • The Mews

    The Mews

    1/2 Bolling Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
    (10)
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    The Mews is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, dedicated to keeping senior citizens living independently in Greenwich as long as possible. We attract residents from close and far, including Greenwich, Cos Cob, Darien, Rye, and other communities throughout the Northeast. It is governed by...

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  • Atria Rye Brook

    Atria Rye Brook

    1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573
    (26)
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    At Atria Rye Brook, you'll have countless opportunities to socialize and learn through a full calendar of activities. Visit our pottery studio complete with potter's wheel and kiln, on-site hair salon and barber shop, media room with large-screen TV and year-round indoor and outdoor pools. Atria...

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  • Maplewood at Southport

    Maplewood at Southport

    917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
    (2)
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    Leasing Gallery Now Open. Visit us at 1720 Post Road (next to Starbucks), Fairfield. Now accepting reservations. Maplewood at Southport is a luxury senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care. The community is situated on 27-acres of beautifully landscaped...

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  • Meadow Ridge

    Meadow Ridge

    100 Redding Rd, Redding, CT 06896
    (5)
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    Meadow Ridge is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new...

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  • Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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    Currently pre-leasing at 55 Old Quarry Road Ridgefield, Connecticut. Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to...

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  • The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (9)
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, a Health Care Center with assisted living,...

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  • Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731
    (55)
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    Birchwood Suites is a a fully enhanced assisted living community nestled on five acres of beautiful property in East Northport, NY. Our community offers a variety of luxury suites when life becomes too difficult or unsafe to live alone. Our Enhanced License, appointed by the New York State...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (38)
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    Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

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  • Sunrise of Dix Hills

    Sunrise of Dix Hills

    337 Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (19)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Amsterdam at Harborside

    The Amsterdam at Harborside

    300 East Overlook, Port Washington, NY 11050
    (15)
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    The Amsterdam at Harborside, the first and only true life care community in Nassau County, opened in September, 2010 and is located on the North Shore of Long Island, adjacent to the Harbor Links Golf Course and Bar Beach and a 38 minute train ride to NYC. The community offers gracious, vibrant...

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  • Atria Woodlands

    Atria Woodlands

    1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502
    (32)
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    At Atria Woodlands, you'll find an array of services and amenities to help you enjoy life and stay connected with your community. Whether it's a leisurely breakfast in the bistro, a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, or a stimulating educational seminar, you can be as busy or relaxed as...

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  • The Club at Briarcliff Manor

    The Club at Briarcliff Manor

    25 Scarborough Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
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    Unsurpassed luxury meets modern living in a community that is reimagining care. Experience the pinnacle of sophistication and service at The Club at Briarcliff Manor, New York’s premier senior living community. Enjoy life in an upscale setting with top-tier service and amenities from a professional...

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  • River Valley Retirement Community (Opening Summer 2021)

    River Valley Retirement Community (Opening Summer 2021)

    101 Oakview Dr, Trumbull, CT 06611
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    River Valley, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Oakview Drive in Trumbull. We look forward to opening brand new during the Summer of 2021! River Valley will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your...

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  • Willow Towers Assisted Living

    Willow Towers Assisted Living

    355 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY 10805
    (3)
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    Enjoy living in our brand new over-sized apartments with wonderful views of the Long Island Sound. Willow Towers is a not-for-profit Assisted Living community, licensed by the state of New York. Willow Towers provides an elegant lifestyle, which includes gourmet meals by our Johnson and Wales...

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  • Garito Manor Senior Residence

    Garito Manor Senior Residence

    180 Union Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801
    (18)
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    Garito Manor offers unfurnished spacious studio and one bedroom apartments; Garito Manor is a retirement residence with services but without the medical component. Our all-inclusive monthly fee includes: Rent, utilities and the following package of services: two (2) meals per day (lunch and dinner),...

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  • The Residences at Plainview By Chelsea Senior Living

    The Residences at Plainview By Chelsea Senior Living

    9 Gerhard Rd, Plainview, NY 11803
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    The Residences By Chelsea Senior Living, located in the vibrant Long Island community of Plainview, will offer lifestyle choices for independent seniors more closely associated with a luxury hotel. With indoor and outdoor pools, a fully equipped gym, restaurant-style dining and a Concierge,...

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  • Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    6949 Main St, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (20)
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    Discover a community truly in bloom at Spring Meadows Trumbull, where residents spend their days in a warm and friendly environment. Our community offers privacy and the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings. At the same time, it offers companionship. Say goodbye to...

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  • Atria on Roslyn Harbor

    Atria on Roslyn Harbor

    100 Landing Road, Roslyn, NY 11576
    (15)
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    Atria on Roslyn Harbor is an independent senior living community in Roslyn, New York on Long Island. This luxury senior housing community has all the amenities of a resort retreat. The elegant Atria on Roslyn Harbor gives residents the freedom to explore diverse interests. Conveniently located on...

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  • Atria On The Hudson

    Atria On The Hudson

    321 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
    (26)
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    Welcome to Atria on the Hudson, the next generation in thoughtful, purposeful community living for seniors. It's much more than a place to live; it's a safe, inviting community to call home. Atria on the Hudson is the newly renovated fourth member of the Atria family in Westchester County — which...

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  • The Esplanade at Palisades

    The Esplanade at Palisades

    640 Oak Tree Road, Palisades, NY 10964
    (15)
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    The Esplanade at Palisades is a beautiful and affordable senior community located on a lovely 22 acre campus in Rockland County. We are in close proximity to New York City, Bergen and Westchester Counties. Here, residents can retain their independence and privacy while also enjoying the peace of...

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  • Maplewood at Danbury

    Maplewood at Danbury

    22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
    (41)
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    Maplewood at Danbury has the unique feeling of a country inn, carefully blending a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. ...

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  • Spring Village at Stratford

    Spring Village at Stratford

    6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614
    (33)
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    At Spring Village, you'll find a dedicated staff who understand the importance of balancing individual care with your independence. Whether you enjoy watching a movie in our theater, reading a novel in our library, or taking an excursion to nearby local shops, we are dedicated to helping you live...

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  • Tappan Zee Manor LLC

    Tappan Zee Manor LLC

    51 Mountainview Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960
    (11)
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    Tappan Zee Manor, a licensed adult home, provides gracious living for seniors with all the luxuries of a hotel in a home-like setting. It offers residents companionship, comfort and security while retaining privacy and independence. High above the charming village of Nyack, NY, Tappan Zee Manor...

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  • Atria South Setauket

    Atria South Setauket

    4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720
    (35)
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    At Atria South Setauket, we take care of all the work while you socialize and try new activities. Relax on the patio, swim in our outdoor pool or take a cooking class with friends. Enjoy the hotel-like amenities in the convenient Long Island community you love, right near plenty of shopping and...

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  • Glen Crest

    3 Glen Hill Rd, Danbury, CT 06811
    (1)
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    Our beautiful and spacious independent living community is located in Danbury, CT near the Danbury Hospital, world class shopping, and about an hour from all the luxuries of New York City. We offer all the conveniences of large city living, with the home feel of a rural setting. Our residents love...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705
    (64)
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    A charming neighborhood setting combined with a location convenient to the fabulous attractions of Manhattan and Westchester County. Located in Westchester County, Classic Residence is close to the historic attractions and cultural allure of Manhattan. #800-S-124 Memory Support #800-F-979

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  • Sunrise of East Meadow

    Sunrise of East Meadow

    1555 Glen Curtis Boulevard, East Meadow, NY 11554
    (45)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sycamore Place Apartments

    285 Maplewood Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06605
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    Sycamore Place Apartments is a senior's housing residence located in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. With a positive and welcoming atmosphere, Sycamore Place Apartments is a wonderful choice for your new home. Known as 'Park City', Bridgeport is a dream for anyone who loves nature and...

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  • The Residence at Westport (Opening Summer 2020)

    1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880
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  • The Cornerstone at Hauppauge

    135 Stonehenge Ln, Hauppauge, NY 11788
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  • Keystone Place at Wooster Heights (Opening Fall 2020)

    Information Center: 69 Kenosia Ave, Danbury, CT 06810
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Darien, Connecticut

Independent Living

If you want the convenience of having housekeeping and chores managed while living the way you desire, you might consider the option of independent living. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in your service plan: wellness program, meals, housekeeping, private phone, move-in fee, laundry, transportation, and internet access. The benefits that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, concierge services, transportation, laundry service, security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a community is located can have a big effect on the overall price. Cost of living can be a big influence when deciding which community is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Darien is about 19.1% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Darien is about $1,383,532 and the median rent is around $3,983 a month.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Darien 81.0% have a college degree, 7.4% have a high-school diploma, and 34.8% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Darien is 39 years old. Racially, the population of Darien is 0.1% other or not specified, 0.7% black, 91.1% white, 0.1% Native American, 3.1% Hispanic, 1.6% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 6.3% Asian. Darien has a population density of 663 people per square mile. The total population of Darien consists of 21,742 people. In Darien, 4.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Darien, 5.8% have some form of disability, 4.1% consider themselves widows, 3.7% live in poverty, and 61.8% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

The state of Connecticut has 38 hospitals and 121 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,571,450. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Connecticut citizen is ranked 21st nation-wide. Additionally, Connecticut is ranked 3rd by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Connecticut, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. The state of Connecticut ranks 14th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. Twenty-eight percent of Connecticut residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 2,597 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. Connecticut experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 53.7 AQI. While residents of Connecticut mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Connecticut can include hurricanes and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white oak, mountain laurel, kingcup or marsh marigold, and summersweet. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.