Suffield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 15,862 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Suffield is the 73rd largest community in Connecticut.
Suffield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Suffield is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Suffield who work in management occupations (16.16%), office and administrative support (12.56%), and business and financial occupations (10.72%).
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.
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. 42.26% 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 $49,651, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $198,604 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, Polish, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Suffield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.