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Ansonia is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby, and about 12 miles (19 km) northwest of New Haven. The population was 19,249 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code for Ansonia is 06401. The city is served by the Metro-North Railroad. Ansonia Station is a stop on the railroad passenger commuter service's Waterbury line, connecting to New York's Grand Central Terminal. Ansonia also is served by the Connecticut Transit bus carrier. Connecticut Route 8 serves Ansonia (Northbound, Exit 18; Southbound, Exit 19). Ansonia, also referred to as "The Copper City", is recognized for its history of heavy machine manufacturing industry in the lower Naugatuck Valley. Production included copper, brass, rubber and plastics processing, molding and tubing, iron castings, sheet metal, electric, automatic screw machine, textiles, and foundry products. The well-known Ansonia Clock Company was founded here in 1851. Ansonia is the birthplace of American Revolutionary War Colonel and Diplomat David Humphreys. The city's devotion to its high school football team, the Ansonia Chargers, is legendary. Originally known as "The Lavender", the Chargers' annual game against arch-rival Naugatuck, on Thanksgiving morning, is one of the more significant events of the year for the two cities.

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Ansonia in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, New York City also deserves a visit. Attractions in New York City include Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. A holiday in Ansonia can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Ansonia

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    • Air Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.14 (Very Low)
  • Ansonia: Crime and Safety

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    • Burglary and Theft 45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Ansonia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ansonia is 185.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 49.69 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 73.38 (High)
    • Pollution Index 13.83 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.5 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.6 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 93.52 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.8 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ansonia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ansonia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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