Ayer, MA

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Ayer Profile


Overview

Ayer is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 8,001 people and just one neighborhood, Ayer is the 211th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Ayer 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.

Occupations and Workforce

Ayer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ayer is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ayer who work in office and administrative support (11.26%), sales jobs (10.02%), and management occupations (9.15%).

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

Of important note, Ayer is also a town of artists. Ayer has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ayer’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

Despite being a small town, Ayer has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Ayer Demographics

The citizens of Ayer are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.15% of adults in Ayer have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ayer in 2010 was $36,678, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,712 for a family of four. However, Ayer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ayer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ayer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ayer include Italian, English, French , and German.

The most common language spoken in Ayer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Housing Market Details

 

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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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ayer 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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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Ayer 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Ayer 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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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

AYER SHIRLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Page Hilltop School
115 Washington Street
Ayer, MA, 01432
PK-05
Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School
1 Hospital Road
Shirley, MA, 01464
06-08
Ayer Shirley Regional High School
141 Washington Street
Ayer, MA, 01432
09-12
Lura A. White Elementary School
34 Lancaster Road
Shirley, MA, 01464
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.2% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 4.7%

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