Tolland, CT

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Living in Tolland

Tolland is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,563 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tolland is the 77th largest community in Connecticut.

Tolland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tolland is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tolland who work in management occupations (19.14%), healthcare (10.00%), and sales jobs (8.80%).

Also of interest is that Tolland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Tolland 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, Tolland really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Tolland 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.

In Tolland, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.47 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Tolland, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Tolland is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.31% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Tolland in 2018 was $58,335, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $233,340 for a family of four.

The people who call Tolland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tolland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tolland include Irish, English, Italian, French, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Tolland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.