Griswold is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 11,534 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Griswold is the 90th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Griswold is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Griswold is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Griswold who work in sales jobs (10.57%), management occupations (9.14%), and office and administrative support (8.06%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Griswold has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Griswold has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Griswold than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Griswold may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Griswold who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.75% of the adults in Griswold have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Griswold in 2018 was $33,327, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,308 for a family of four. However, Griswold contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Griswold home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Griswold residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Griswold include Irish, French, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Griswold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Polish.