Ledyard, CT


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Ledyard is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 15,025 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ledyard is the 77th largest community in Connecticut.

Ledyard is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ledyard is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ledyard who work in management occupations (11.56%), office and administrative support (11.53%), and sales jobs (8.14%).

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

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

The population of Ledyard is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.03% of adults in Ledyard have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ledyard in 2010 was $39,246, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,984 for a family of four.

Ledyard is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ledyard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ledyard residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ledyard include English, Italian, German, and Polish.

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

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