Wethersfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 26,008 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wethersfield is the 40th largest community in Connecticut.
Wethersfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.87% 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 office and administrative support (13.07%), management occupations (13.01%), and sales jobs (11.71%).
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.
Wethersfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wethersfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Wethersfield ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Wethersfield, 45.30% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Wethersfield in 2018 was $45,922, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,688 for a family of four.
Wethersfield is a somewhat 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wethersfield include Italian, Irish, Polish, English, and German.
Wethersfield also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.76%.
The most common language spoken in Wethersfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.