Wethersfield, CT
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Wethersfield profile

Living in Wethersfield

Wethersfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 27,124 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wethersfield is the 39th largest community in Connecticut.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.95% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Wethersfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wethersfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wethersfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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, 49.86% 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 $50,217, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $200,868 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. Wethersfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.15% of the town’s residents. 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.