Southington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 43,807 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Southington is the 23rd largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Southington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Southington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southington who work in office and administrative support (12.62%), management occupations (11.74%), and sales jobs (10.15%).
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.
Because of many things, Southington 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, Southington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Southington 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.
The citizens of Southington are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.50% of adults in Southington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Southington in 2010 was $42,269, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,076 for a family of four.
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 French.
The most common language spoken in Southington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.