Find Therapists and Counselors in Westport, CT

Find a Therapist in Westport, CT

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About Westport

Westport is an urban town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is located at the mouth of the Saugatuck River. The town has a land area of 20 square miles.

Westport has 27,000 inhabitants. Around 95% of the town’s residents are American citizens. This rate is higher than the national average (93%). The ethnic composition of the population is 88% white, 6% Asian, 4% Hispanic, and 1% black. 

Twelve percent of all residents are foreign-born. Fifteen percent of people in Westport speak a foreign language at home. The most common foreign languages in Westport are Spanish, Chinese, and Italian. 

Westport is one of the most affluent communities in America. People in Westport have a mean annual wage of $100,500. The median household income is $166,300. There are 9,700 households in Westport, and 84% of families own their home. The median property value is $1.04 million.

Mental Health in Westport

Student safety and mental health are major concerns in Westport. Around 30% of residents are under the age of 18.

School officials believe the community needs to strengthen programs that support the emotional health of students. They also claim more students are feeling stressed and disenfranchised by the pressures of school life. One student from Staples High School in Westport is receiving mental health treatment at a local hospital after threatening to carry out a mass shooting at his school.

References:

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  2. Palmer outlines additional school safety steps. (2018, March 2). Westport Now. Retrieved from http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v3/comments/palmer_outlines_additional_school_safety_steps
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  6. Westport PD: Teen who thought about mass shooting lacked access to guns. (2018, February 28). Hartford Courant. Retrieved from http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-br-westport-evacuation-school-20180227-story.html