Barkhamsted is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 3,705 people and just one neighborhood, Barkhamsted is the 141st largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Barkhamsted isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barkhamsted are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barkhamsted is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barkhamsted who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), teaching (12.00%) and sales jobs (9.44%).
Also of interest is that Barkhamsted has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Barkhamsted is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Barkhamsted really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Barkhamsted perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.