Wethersfield, CT

Wethersfield profile

Living in Wethersfield

Wethersfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 27,298 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wethersfield is the 39th largest community in Connecticut.

Wethersfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wethersfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wethersfield who work in management occupations (11.99%), office and administrative support (11.18%), and sales jobs (11.13%).

Also of interest is that Wethersfield 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: 7.48% 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.

Wethersfield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.28% of adults in Wethersfield have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Wethersfield in 2018 was $46,967, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $187,868 for a family of four.

Wethersfield is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wethersfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wethersfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wethersfield include Italian, Irish, Polish, English, and German.

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