Granby, CT


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Granby is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 11,298 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Granby is the 92nd largest community in Connecticut.

Granby is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Granby is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granby who work in management occupations (15.00%), office and administrative support (11.38%), and sales jobs (10.47%).

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

Granby 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, Granby’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Granby, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Granby is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 58.64% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Granby in 2010 was $56,042, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,168 for a family of four.

The people who call Granby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Granby residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Granby include English, Italian, German, and Polish.

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

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