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Wallingford, CT
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Wallingford profile

Living in Wallingford

Wallingford is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 44,017 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Wallingford is the 21st largest community in Connecticut.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The population of Wallingford is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.85% of adults in Wallingford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wallingford in 2018 was $44,813, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $179,252 for a family of four.

Wallingford is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wallingford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wallingford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wallingford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.95% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wallingford include Italian, Irish, English, German, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wallingford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.