Easton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 7,594 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Easton is the 113th largest community in Connecticut.
Easton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Easton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Easton 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: 16.64% 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.
Easton 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, Easton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Easton is a pretty powerful place. 71.25% of the adults in Easton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Easton in 2018 was $75,522, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $302,088 for a family of four.
Easton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Easton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Easton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Easton include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Easton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hungarian and French.