Putnam, CT

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Living in Putnam

Putnam is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 9,224 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Putnam is the 100th largest community in Connecticut. Putnam has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Putnam is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Putnam is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Putnam who work in office and administrative support (16.17%), management occupations (10.42%), and food service (8.47%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Putnam has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Putnam a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The percentage of people in Putnam who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.32% of adults in Putnam have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Putnam in 2018 was $35,315, 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 $141,260 for a family of four. However, Putnam contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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