Windsor, CT

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Living in Windsor

Windsor is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 28,875 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Windsor is the 35th largest community in Connecticut.

Windsor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Windsor is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windsor who work in office and administrative support (15.86%), management occupations (9.94%), and sales jobs (8.71%).

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

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Windsor use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Windsor‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Windsor citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.79% of adults in Windsor have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Windsor in 2010 was $37,228, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,912 for a family of four. However, Windsor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

In addition, Windsor has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.14%).

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