North Branford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,263 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Branford is the 78th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Branford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.01%), management occupations (11.80%), and sales jobs (11.52%).
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 education level of North Branford citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.52% of adults in North Branford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Branford in 2010 was $42,058, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,232 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 Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in North Branford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.