Tolland is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,618 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tolland is the 76th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Tolland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tolland are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (15.41%), office and administrative support (9.40%), and healthcare (8.88%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tolland 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, Tolland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tolland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Tolland are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.30% of adults in Tolland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tolland in 2018 was $54,164, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $216,656 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, Italian, English, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Tolland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and French.