Voluntown is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 2,593 people and just one neighborhood, Voluntown is the 153rd largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Voluntown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Voluntown is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Voluntown who work in sales jobs (10.29%), office and administrative support (9.85%) and food service (8.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Voluntown 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, Voluntown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Voluntown 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Voluntown has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Voluntown a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Voluntown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.