Suffield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 15,814 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Suffield is the 73rd largest community in Connecticut.
Suffield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Suffield is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Suffield who work in management occupations (19.00%), business and financial occupations (10.96%), and sales jobs (10.46%).
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 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, Suffield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Suffield 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.
Suffield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.44% 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 $48,749, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,996 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.