Plainville, CT
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Plainville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 17,773 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Plainville is the 67th largest community in Connecticut.

Plainville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plainville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainville who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), sales jobs (10.80%), and management occupations (7.41%).

The overall education level of Plainville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.44% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Plainville in 2010 was $31,306, 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 $125,224 for a family of four. However, Plainville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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