Harwinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 5,420 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harwinton is the 125th largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Harwinton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Harwinton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harwinton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harwinton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harwinton who work in sales jobs (15.14%), management occupations (13.91%), and office and administrative support (11.09%).
Because of many things, Harwinton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Harwinton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Harwinton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Harwinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Harwinton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.78% of adults in Harwinton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harwinton in 2018 was $46,929, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $187,716 for a family of four.
The people who call Harwinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harwinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harwinton include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Harwinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Polish.