Wilton is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,958 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilton is the 494th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Wilton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Also of interest is that Wilton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.69% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Wilton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wilton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Wilton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.91 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Wilton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Wilton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.61% of adults in Wilton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wilton in 2018 was $50,370, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $201,480 for a family of four.
Wilton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wilton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wilton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.46% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilton include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Wilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.