Ansonia is a medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 18,854 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ansonia is the 60th largest community in Connecticut. Ansonia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Ansonia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ansonia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ansonia who work in office and administrative support (15.86%), sales jobs (9.97%), and teaching (7.88%).
The percentage of adults in Ansonia with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.27% of adults in Ansonia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ansonia in 2010 was $24,804, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,216 for a family of four. However, Ansonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ansonia is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ansonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ansonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ansonia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ansonia include Irish, Polish, German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Ansonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.