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Southbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 19,881 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Southbury is the 53rd largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Southbury are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Southbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Southbury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southbury who work in management occupations (14.07%), office and administrative support (12.04%) and sales jobs (10.90%).
Also of interest is that Southbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Southbury is also a town of artists. Southbury has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Southbury’s character.
Because of many things, Southbury is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Southbury a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Southbury has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Southbury’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Southbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Southbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Southbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Southbury may be for you.
In Southbury, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.39 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Southbury are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.00% of adults in Southbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Southbury in 2010 was $42,791, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,164 for a family of four. However, Southbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Southbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Southbury include Italian, Irish, English, German, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Southbury is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,841|
|SOUTHBURY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||82.69%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||17.32%|
|TYPE OF SOUTHBURY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.31%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||17.05%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||16.56%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.63%|
|SIZE OF SOUTHBURY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.33%|
|AGE OF SOUTHBURY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.64%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||60.14%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||22.29%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.94%|
|SOUTHBURY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$310,145|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,474|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $48,000||0.86%|
|$48,001 - $96,000||7.22%|
|$96,001 - $192,000||22.89%|
|$192,001 - $289,000||16.48%|
|$289,001 - $385,000||18.28%|
|$385,001 - $481,000||15.92%|
|$481,001 - $721,000||15.08%|
|$721,001 - $962,000||2.19%|
|PEOPLE OF SOUTHBURY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.76%|
|5 TO 17||16.80%|
|18 TO 24||4.45%|
|25 TO 34||7.26%|
|35 TO 54||24.64%|
|55 TO 64||15.45%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||26.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$76,896|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,791|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.39%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.01%)
Public Service (5.22%)
Real estate (2.33%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.02%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.46%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.26%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (19.58%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.53%)
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