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Senior housing types near New Canaan, CT

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Maplewood at Newtown

    Maplewood at Newtown

    166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
    (17)
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    Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature modern...

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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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  • 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 Village at Brookfield Common

    The Village at Brookfield Common

    246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
    (29)
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    The Village at Brookfield Common is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need, with exceptional convenience. The hillside setting affords a panoramic view from the cathedral-ceilinged dining room, English tea...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Springvale Apartments

    Springvale Apartments

    2-T Skytop Dr, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
    (18)
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    Springvale Apartments is a vibrant community for adults 55 and up. Independent Living in a Park-Like setting overlooking the Hudson River in the town of Cortlandt. We have thirty buildings located on thirty-five acres with river views and old growth trees. Our garden apartments, with private...

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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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  • The Plaza at Clover Lake

    The Plaza at Clover Lake

    838 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
    (18)
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    Plaza at Clover Lake is an assisted living community located in Carmel, NY. The city of Carmel is located in Putnam County and home to just over 34,000 people. Carmel is a small waterfront community with a golf course, library, shops and restaurants, where residents can go out for lunch, go shopping...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Drum Hill Senior Living

    90 Ringgold St, Peekskill, NY 10566
    (18)
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    Drum Hill Senior Living provides seniors with an independent living community in Peekskill, NY. This community is located in a beautiful area that is rich with history. Peekskill is a part of Westchester County, and it offers many opportunities for residents and visitors to get out and have fun....

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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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  • The Residence at Westport (Opening Summer 2020)

    1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880
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  • Keystone Place at Wooster Heights (Opening Fall 2020)

    Information Center: 69 Kenosia Ave, Danbury, CT 06810
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  • Villa St. Francis

    250 South St, Peekskill, NY 10566
    (2)
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New Canaan, Connecticut

Independent Living

If you would benefit from the peace of mind of having many of your frequent tasks managed while living your life at your own pace, you might consider the option of an Independent Living Community. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping are handled while you are able to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical professionalls, they may always do so. There are a variety of benefits and costs to keep in mind when choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in the care plan: housekeeping, private phone, wellness program, meals, Waiting list deposit, cable TV, utilities, and move-in fee. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, laundry service, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, and security guards.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the big influence in selecting what community works best. The rent burden for New Canaan is about 21.2% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in New Canaan is about $3,762 and the median value for a home for New Canaan costs around $1,437,887.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, New Canaan is 0.2% other or not specified, 2.1% black, 5.3% Hispanic, 93.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% mixed race, 2.6% Asian, and 0.0% Native American. Of the population of New Canaan 35.6% have a graduate degree, 77.2% have a college degree, and 7.2% have a high-school diploma. In New Canaan, 5.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of New Canaan is 0 years old. New Canaan has a population density of 354 people per square mile. The total population of New Canaan consists of 20,357 people. Out of the total population of New Canaan, 5.0% do not have health insurance, 55.5% participate in the labor force, 7.4% have some form of disability, and 3.7% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Residents of Connecticut enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 6th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Connecticut citizen is ranked 21st nation-wide. Additionally, Connecticut is ranked 3rd by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 41% of Connecticut residents voted Republican and 55% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 28% of Connecticut's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Connecticut, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. 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. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.15 inches of precipitation a month. 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 summersweet, white-tailed deer, mountain laurel, and blue flag iris. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.