Southington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 43,863 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Southington is the 23rd largest community in Connecticut.
Southington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (13.36%), management occupations (13.02%), and sales jobs (9.61%).
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.
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.
The population of Southington is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.74% of adults in Southington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Southington in 2010 was $41,493, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,972 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.