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Harwinton, CT
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Living in Harwinton

Harwinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 5,562 people and two associated neighborhoods, Harwinton is the 125th largest community in Connecticut.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.15% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Harwinton 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, Harwinton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small town, Harwinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Harwinton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.34% of adults in Harwinton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harwinton in 2018 was $53,705, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $214,820 for a family of four.

Harwinton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harwinton include Italian, English, Irish, Polish, and German.

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

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