North Branford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 13,498 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Branford is the 81st largest community in Connecticut.
Also of interest is that North Branford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
North Branford 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, North Branford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of North Branford 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: 35.58% of adults in North Branford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Branford in 2018 was $52,650, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $210,600 for a family of four.
The people who call North Branford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Branford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Branford include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in North Branford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Urdu.