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The town of Wallingford Center, Connecticut is home to just under 18,000 residents. Retirees will fit right in, as they make up 19% of the population compared to 14% nationally. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 43, are older than most cities in Connecticut. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 60% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,056 a month is just below the state average.
With an average commute time of about 25 minutes, faster than most cities in the state, Wallingford Center residents are well aware that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 49% of workers, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (2%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number exceeds the national average.
Compared to the state average, Wallingford Center has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (6%). In addition, 23% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. If you're looking for diverse career options, Wallingford Center has plenty. The four most common industries are healthcare, retail, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 30% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Wallingford Center workers bring in an average annual income of just over $79K, roughly the same as the state average. However, Wallingford Center compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345).
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