Wallingford is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 44,893 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Wallingford is the 21st largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wallingford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wallingford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wallingford who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (11.80%), and management occupations (10.50%).
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.
The education level of Wallingford citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.74% of adults in Wallingford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wallingford in 2010 was $37,009, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,036 for a family of four.
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. Important ancestries of people in Wallingford include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Wallingford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.