Ellington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 16,467 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ellington is the 74th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ellington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ellington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellington who work in office and administrative support (11.11%), business and financial occupations (10.08%), and management occupations (10.05%).
Also of interest is that Ellington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Ellington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ellington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ellington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ellington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Ellington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.20% of adults in Ellington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ellington in 2018 was $49,825, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $199,300 for a family of four.
Ellington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ellington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ellington include Italian, Irish, German, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Ellington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.