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South Windsor, CT
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South Windsor profile


Living in South Windsor



South Windsor is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 26,783 people and six constituent neighborhoods, South Windsor is the 42nd largest community in Connecticut.

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

A relatively large number of people in South Windsor telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, South Windsor 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, South Windsor really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is South Windsor 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in South Windsor. 55.01% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in South Windsor in 2018 was $56,976, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $227,904 for a family of four.

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

In addition, South Windsor has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.95%).

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