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Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") (pronounced WƆ́-tər-bɛ̀ri) is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles (45 minutes) southwest of Hartford and 77 miles (90 minutes) northeast of New York City. Waterbury is located in New Haven County, Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, Waterbury had a total population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, 9th largest city in New England and the 5th largest city in Connecticut. Throughout the first half of the 20th century Waterbury had large industrial interests and was the leading center in the United States for the manufacture of brassware (including castings and finishings), as reflected in the nickname the "Brass City" and the city's motto Quid Aere Perennius? ("What Is More Lasting Than Brass?"). It was noted for the manufacture of watches and clocks. The city is located along Interstate 84 (Yankee Expressway) and Route 8 and has a Metro-North railroad station with connections to Grand Central Terminal. Waterbury is also home to Post University and the regional campuses of the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University as well as Naugatuck Valley Community College.

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Looking for travel information about Waterbury? Explore the best travel advice on Waterbury, United States. Waterbury is located at a short trip away from New York City a major city in United States. Attractions in New York City include Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Waterbury, you'll have to take a flight to New York City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Waterbury are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Waterbury*

  • Pollution Statistics in Waterbury

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    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Waterbury - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 55.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.81 (Low)
    • 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 Waterbury

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

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

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