Harwinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 5,493 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harwinton is the 125th largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Harwinton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Harwinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harwinton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harwinton who work in management occupations (13.19%), office and administrative support (11.55%), and sales jobs (9.54%).
Because of many things, Harwinton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Harwinton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Harwinton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Harwinton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.74% of adults in Harwinton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Harwinton in 2010 was $45,301, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $181,204 for a family of four.
The people who call Harwinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harwinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Harwinton include Irish, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Harwinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.