Newington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 30,604 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Newington is the 31st largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Newington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newington who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), sales jobs (9.52%), and management occupations (9.42%).
Also of interest is that Newington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Newington citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.25% of adults in Newington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newington in 2010 was $37,061, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,244 for a family of four.
Newington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Newington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newington include Polish, Irish, English, and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Newington's cultural character, accounting for 17.86% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Newington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.