Suffield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 15,731 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Suffield is the 73rd largest community in Connecticut.
Also of interest is that Suffield 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: 12.27% 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, Suffield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Suffield 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, Suffield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Suffield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Suffield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.93% of adults in Suffield 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 Suffield in 2018 was $52,389, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $209,556 for a family of four.
Suffield is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Suffield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Suffield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Suffield include Irish, Italian, English, Polish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Suffield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.