Ashburnham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 6,181 people and just one neighborhood, Ashburnham is the 229th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ashburnham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ashburnham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashburnham who work in management occupations (14.65%), sales jobs (13.41%) and office and administrative support (10.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Ashburnham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ashburnham a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ashburnham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ashburnham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Ashburnham, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.