Waterbury, Connecticut is an impoverished, politically corrupt former industrial city along the
Naugatuck river, at the junction of highways 8 & 84. Waterbury is made up of a small downtown
with many small shops where most of the under paid police force is constantly at, there are a few
decent low to moderate income areas along the outskirts of the city but the majority of
Waterbury, about 90% is extremely poor drug infested slums. architecture: downtown is made up
of very old buildings usually 4-7 stories tall as well as a few larger elevator buildings. The outer
areas of the city along it's borders are usually small single family homes and 2-3 unit apartment
houses. However the majority of the city is made entirely of rotting, often roach and
lead infested tenement houses and walk up apartment buildings between 3-5 stories in height.
Other than the relatively low-crime downtown, it is quite common to see prostitutes, street racers
and drug dealers all day and night. Waterbury, also know as The Dirty Water, is characterized by
it's masses of filth. Rotting garbage, burning garbage, heaps of rancid food waste and overgrown
vegetation. It is very common to see houses that have been abandoned for decades left to rot.
Occasionally these buildings burn down or simply collapse. Waterbury has the lowest rate of car
owners, the lowest median rents and the highest teen pregnancy rate in the state of Connecticut.
There is approximately 20 separate and unique ghettos in the city including "New Pac, South
End, Brooklyn and Willow-Plaza. Oddly the crime rate is lower than Hartford and New Haven, on par with Bridgeport and twice as high as Meriden and Bristol. This is because the cops are always near commercial and office areas. This means that nearly all the crime is never even known by the police who report the local crime rate, giving the illusion of a much safer city. And As long as you stay in the shopping/office districts you’re safe. All the horror stories about Waterbury are from people who have lived there or the occasional person who got lost on a shopping trip and ended up in the ghettos
i moved to Waterbury so i can shoot herion in public all day