North Branford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,146 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Branford is the 78th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, North Branford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Branford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Branford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Branford who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), management occupations (13.27%), and sales jobs (9.16%).
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.
Because of many things, North Branford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making North Branford 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, North Branford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, North Branford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of North Branford citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.01% of adults in North Branford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Branford in 2018 was $49,263, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $197,052 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 Black or African-American. 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 Spanish and Italian.