Seymour is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 16,475 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Seymour is the 70th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Seymour isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Seymour are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seymour is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seymour who work in office and administrative support (15.43%), management occupations (11.17%), and healthcare (7.61%).
Also of interest is that Seymour has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Seymour 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, Seymour’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In terms of college education, Seymour is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.54% of adults in Seymour have a college degree.
The per capita income in Seymour in 2010 was $33,488, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,952 for a family of four. However, Seymour contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Seymour home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seymour residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Seymour include Irish, Polish, German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Seymour is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.