Ashby, MA

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Ashby Profile


Overview

Ashby is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,226 people and just one neighborhood, Ashby is the 275th largest community in Massachusetts.

Occupations and Workforce

Ashby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ashby is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashby who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (9.55%), and management occupations (9.21%).

Also of interest is that Ashby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Ashby is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ashby’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Ashby, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.74 minutes every day commuting to work.

Ashby is a very car-oriented town. 0.97% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Ashby is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Ashby has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Ashby Demographics

In terms of college education, Ashby is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.49% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ashby in 2010 was $30,953, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,812 for a family of four. However, Ashby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ashby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashby residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ashby include English, Italian, French , and Finnish.

The most common language spoken in Ashby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ashby 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ashby 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Ashby 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Spaulding Memorial
1 Whitcomb Street
Townsend, MA, 01469
KG-04
Ashby Elementary
911 Main Street
Ashby, MA, 01431
KG-04
Nissitissit Middle School
33 Chace Avenue
Pepperell, MA, 01463
05-08
Hawthorne Brook
64 Brookline Rd
Townsend, MA, 01469
05-08
Varnum Brook
10 Hollis Street
Pepperell, MA, 01463
KG-04
Squannacook Early Childhood Center
66 Brookline Road
Townsend, MA, 01469
PK-PK
Peter Fitzpatrick School
4 Main Street
Pepperell, MA, 01463
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North Middlesex Regional
19 Main Street
Townsend, MA, 01469
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.1% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.1% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 4.7%

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