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4 Fairfield County Towns Among Top Spots For Renters Raising Families

Darien, Wilton, New Canaan and Ridgefield have all been named to Rent.com's Top 25 towns for Renters Raising Families. Darien was ranked No. 6 on the list.
Darien, Wilton, New Canaan and Ridgefield have all been named to Rent.com's Top 25 towns for Renters Raising Families. Darien was ranked No. 6 on the list. Photo Credit: File Photo

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Darien, Wilton, New Canaan and Ridgefield have all been named to Rent.com 's Top 25 Cities for Renters Raising Families.

The towns "boast some of the nation’s best school systems, beautiful parks and affluent communities," according to a press release. Darien ranked the highest of Connecticut towns at No. 6. Wilton was ranked 12th, New Canaan was 18th and Ridgefield was named 24th.

Rent.com has assembled the Top 25 Cities for Renters Raising Families with the help of New York-based Onboard Informatics 2014, a data and technology company.

"This list is based on cities and towns with a high concentration of family households (greater than 70 percent), population greater than 10,000 and a median household income of $50K or more," according to the release.

Rental data and median rental rates based on Rent.com data. Cities with fewer than 1,000 rental dwellings were eliminated.

The following is the list of Top 25 Cities for Renters Raising Families.

1. Livingston, N.J.

2. Ladera Ranch, Calif.

3. Tenafly, N.J.

4. Millburn, N.J.

5. Yorba Linda, Calif.

6. Darien

7. El Dorado Hills, Calif.

8. Evans, Ga.

9. Ridgewood, N.J.

10. Mount Juliet, Tenn.

11. Westfield, N.J.

12. Wilton

13. Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

14. Los Altos, Calif.

15. New Providence, N.J.

16. Peachtree City, Ga.

17. Highlands Ranch, Colo.

18. New Canaan

19. Bedford, N.H.

20. Smithtown, N.Y.

21. River Edge, N.J.

22. Scotch Plains, N.J.

23. Olive Branch, Miss.

24. Ridgefield

25. Wellesley, Mass.

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