Coventry is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 12,438 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Coventry is the 87th largest community in Connecticut.
Coventry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Coventry is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coventry who work in office and administrative support (13.60%), management occupations (13.38%), and sales jobs (10.85%).
Also of interest is that Coventry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Coventry 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, Coventry’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Coventry, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Coventry is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.83% of adults in Coventry have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Coventry in 2010 was $39,552, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,208 for a family of four.
The people who call Coventry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coventry residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Coventry include Italian, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Coventry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.