Pomfret is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 4,179 people and just one neighborhood, Pomfret is the 137th largest community in Connecticut.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Pomfret are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pomfret is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pomfret is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pomfret who work in teaching (14.29%), office and administrative support (9.78%) and management occupations (9.06%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Pomfret is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pomfret 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, Pomfret has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pomfret’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Pomfret does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.