Rocky Hill, CT

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Living in Rocky Hill

Rocky Hill is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 20,119 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rocky Hill is the 56th largest community in Connecticut.

Rocky Hill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rocky Hill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocky Hill who work in management occupations (15.20%), office and administrative support (14.65%), and sales jobs (10.39%).

Also of interest is that Rocky Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Rocky Hill is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Rocky Hill area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Rocky Hill ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Rocky Hill, 47.42% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Rocky Hill in 2010 was $43,921, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,684 for a family of four.

Rocky Hill is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rocky Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rocky Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rocky Hill include Irish, Polish, German, and English.

In addition, Rocky Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.40%).

The most common language spoken in Rocky Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.