Suffield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 15,662 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Suffield is the 73rd largest community in Connecticut.
Suffield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.00% 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 (16.66%), sales jobs (12.54%), and office and administrative support (9.92%).
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.
Suffield 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, Suffield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The citizens of Suffield are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.43% of adults in Suffield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Suffield in 2010 was $41,104, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,416 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 Italian, English, Polish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Suffield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.