Naugatuck, CT


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Living in Naugatuck

Naugatuck is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 31,538 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Naugatuck is the 30th largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Naugatuck is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Naugatuck is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Naugatuck who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), sales jobs (9.00%), and management occupations (8.17%).

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

The education level of Naugatuck citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.51% of adults in Naugatuck have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Naugatuck in 2010 was $30,491, 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 $121,964 for a family of four. However, Naugatuck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Naugatuck is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Naugatuck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Naugatuck residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Naugatuck include Irish, German, Portuguese, and Polish.

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