South Windsor is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 26,918 people and six constituent neighborhoods, South Windsor is the 42nd largest community in Connecticut.
South Windsor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Windsor is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Windsor who work in management occupations (20.86%), office and administrative support (11.12%), and sales jobs (10.47%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.09% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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. 53.06% 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 $53,513, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $214,052 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, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
South Windsor also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.12%.
The most common language spoken in South Windsor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.