East Granby is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 5,212 people and just one neighborhood, East Granby is the 129th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
East Granby is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Granby is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Granby who work in management occupations (15.69%), office and administrative support (13.82%) and business and financial occupations (11.99%).
Also of interest is that East Granby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.54% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, East Granby 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, East Granby really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Granby 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.
East Granby 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.