Most Expensive Holden Neighborhoods
|1||Dawson / Camp Kinneywood|
|3||Quinapoxet / Jefferson|
|4||Shrewsbury St / Main St|
Holden is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,404 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Holden is the 111th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Holden 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 Massachusetts.
Holden is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holden is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holden who work in management occupations (11.89%), office and administrative support (11.53%) and teaching (9.83%).
Also of interest is that Holden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Holden is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Holden 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, Holden really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Holden 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.
The education level of Holden ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Holden, 49.99% 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 Holden in 2010 was $38,322, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,288 for a family of four.
The people who call Holden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holden residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Holden include Irish, Italian, English, French, Polish and German.
The most common language spoken in Holden is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,394|
|HOLDEN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.97%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.03%|
|TYPE OF HOLDEN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.75%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.95%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.93%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.22%|
|SIZE OF HOLDEN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.53%|
|AGE OF HOLDEN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.33%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.70%|
|HOLDEN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$273,209|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||UNREPORTED|
|PEOPLE OF HOLDEN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.71%|
|5 TO 17||19.73%|
|18 TO 24||5.88%|
|25 TO 34||8.83%|
|35 TO 54||31.40%|
|55 TO 64||13.92%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.53%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.41%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$88,405|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,322|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.35%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.16%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.21%)
Public Service (8.09%)
Information Technology (2.26%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.06%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.01%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.55%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.25%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (19.18%)
French Canadian (3.08%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.60%)
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