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Lisbon, CT

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Overview


Lisbon is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 4,242 people and just one neighborhood, Lisbon is the 137th largest community in Connecticut.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lisbon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lisbon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lisbon who work in management occupations (12.77%), office and administrative support (11.69%), and sales jobs (7.07%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Lisbon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lisbon 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, Lisbon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lisbon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Lisbon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The population of Lisbon overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lisbon, 22.30% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lisbon in 2022 was $40,152, 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 $160,608 for a family of four. However, Lisbon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Lisbon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lisbon residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lisbon include French, Polish, English, Italian, and German.

The most common language spoken in Lisbon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lisbon, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Connecticut. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.1% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 7.3% have French Canadian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lisbon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 79.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 34.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Lisbon, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (17.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report English roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (12.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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