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Southington, CT
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Living in Southington

Southington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 43,753 people and 12 associated neighborhoods, Southington is the 22nd largest community in Connecticut.

Also of interest is that Southington 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: 13.65% 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.

Southington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Southington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Southington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.62% of adults in Southington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Southington in 2018 was $56,759, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $227,036 for a family of four.

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

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