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remotely in RidgefielD, Connecticut

Lifestyle. Location. Schools. High-Speed Internet

If the global pandemic has shown us anything, it's that remote work is not only possible, it's better! 

Ridgefield, Connecticut is the ideal location for remote workers (and companies). 

You'll love the lifestyle––entertainment and culture, fitness, dining, shopping––and the people are great! Ridgefield Public Schools are among the best in the State and Ridgefield was ranked in 2019 as America's safest town! 
 

And for those rare occasions when you do have to make an appearance at the office, we're close to New York City, Stamford, White Plains, Hartford, and New Haven.

8 reasons to work remotely in ridgefield, ct

AN AWESOME LIFESTYLE

Most people know Ridgefield for its iconic, Normal Rockwell-esque downtown. But 

Ridgefield is so much more! It's a regional hub for arts, culture, entertainment, dining, and shopping. With an emphasis on healthy living, green space, and smart development, you can enjoy the gorgeous natural outdoors year round. It's the complete package! 

AMERICA'S SAFEST TOWN

Ridgefield, Connecticut consistently ranks as Connecticut's safest town and recently ranked as America's safest city! 

AWARD-WINNING SCHOOLS

Great schools attract a high-quality workforce (yes, even remote workers!) and drive property value. Ridgefield invests in its schools. While your company may be based elsewhere, your children can receive an outstanding education. We have one of the best special education programs in the nation, too!   

A WELCOMING COMMUNITY

It's easy to become active in Ridgefield's community! New voices are welcomed and encouraged. Whether you're volunteering, becoming active in a nonprofit, a cause, or are civic-minded, there's a place for you here to grow.  

LOWEST TAXES IN NY-REGION

Keep more of your paycheck in Ridgefield! Connecticut's lower taxes coupled with Ridgefield's fiscal prudence (yet willingness to make smart investments), and AAA bond rating, make Ridgefield's cost-of-living more reasonable than similar communities in the New York Tri-State Area.  

HIGH-SPEED INTERNET

Every tried to work remotely off of a cellular hot spot? In Ridgefield, you'll never have to sweat whether you'll have a fast, reliable signal. We're working hard so you can enjoy high-speed internet and wireless coverage that meets the needs of the community. Work remotely where you can actually get your work done! 

TRANSPORTATION CHOICE

Easy access to NYC, Stamford, White Plains, Hartford, and New Haven. Take Metro-North's New Haven Line right from Ridgefield. If the car's your jam, we're minutes from Interstates 84, 684, 95, and the Merritt Parkway. Flying? We're an hour from JFK, LGA, BDL; 40 minutes from HPN and SWF; and 5 minutes DXR. 

ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

Entrepreneurs and those working at home-based businesses have a long history of success in Ridgefield. Nearly half of the community works from home, so we're set up for that. Childcare? No problem! Opportunities to connect with people like you? Yup! The Ridgefield community also has a long history of supporting entrepreneurs, helping many small businesses scale and grow in the community!