Wilton, CA

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Living in Wilton

Wilton is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilton is the 499th 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.

Unlike some towns, Wilton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wilton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wilton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilton who work in management occupations (15.55%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and sales jobs (10.83%).

A relatively large number of people in Wilton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Wilton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wilton 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, Wilton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wilton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Wilton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.96 minutes every day commuting to work.

Wilton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Wilton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.17% of adults in Wilton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Wilton in 2018 was $43,475, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,900 for a family of four. However, Wilton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 24.08% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilton include German, Irish, English, Swiss, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Wilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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