Enfield, CT

Enfield profile

Living in Enfield

Enfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 43,659 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Enfield is the 22nd largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Enfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Enfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Enfield who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), sales jobs (10.66%), and management occupations (8.96%).

Also of interest is that Enfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Enfield is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.03% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Enfield in 2018 was $36,665, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,660 for a family of four. However, Enfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Enfield is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Enfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Enfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Enfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.22% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Enfield include Irish, Italian, Polish, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Enfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.