Simsbury, CT

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Living in Simsbury

Simsbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 24,407 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Simsbury is the 48th largest community in Connecticut.

Simsbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Simsbury is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Simsbury who work in management occupations (18.63%), office and administrative support (11.69%), and sales jobs (11.60%).

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

Because of many things, Simsbury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Simsbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Simsbury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Simsbury 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 Simsbury area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Simsbury, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Simsbury is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.66% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Simsbury in 2010 was $54,177, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,708 for a family of four.

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

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