Killingworth is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 6,490 people and just one neighborhood, Killingworth is the 121st largest community in Connecticut.
Real Estate Prices
Killingworth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Killingworth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Killingworth is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Killingworth is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Killingworth who work in management occupations (16.30%), sales jobs (14.58%) and office and administrative support (11.44%).
Also of interest is that Killingworth 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: 10.43% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Killingworth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Killingworth a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Killingworth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Killingworth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Killingworth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Killingworth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.