Scotland is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,699 people and just one neighborhood, Scotland is the 163rd largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Scotland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scotland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scotland who work in office and administrative support (17.09%), sales jobs (11.83%) and management occupations (8.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Scotland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Scotland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Scotland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Scotland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Scotland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.