South Windsor, CT


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South Windsor is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 25,789 people and six constituent neighborhoods, South Windsor is the 43rd largest community in Connecticut.

South Windsor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Windsor is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Windsor who work in management occupations (12.71%), office and administrative support (11.59%), and sales jobs (11.55%).

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.

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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to South Windsor, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. South Windsor is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.20% 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 South Windsor in 2010 was $45,100, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,400 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 Italian, English, Polish, and German.

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