Manchester is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 59,461 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the 15th largest community in Connecticut.
Also of interest is that Manchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Manchester telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
One thing that you will notice about Manchester is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Manchester a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The citizens of Manchester are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.78% of adults in Manchester have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $40,335, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,340 for a family of four. However, Manchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manchester is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Manchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Manchester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.75% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Polish.
In addition, Manchester has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.60%).
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.