Colebrook is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,445 people and just one neighborhood, Colebrook is the 166th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Colebrook isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colebrook are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colebrook is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colebrook who work in office and administrative support (14.95%), management occupations (9.31%) and healthcare (8.33%).
Of important note, Colebrook is also a town of artists. Colebrook has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Colebrook’s character.
Also of interest is that Colebrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Colebrook 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, Colebrook’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 Colebrook, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.22 minutes every day commuting to work.