Carver is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 11,767 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carver is the 161st largest community in Massachusetts.
Carver is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Carver is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carver who work in office and administrative support (17.18%), healthcare (9.75%), and sales jobs (9.00%).
Also of interest is that Carver has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Carver is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Carver 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, Carver has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Carver’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Carver, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Carver citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.83% of adults in Carver have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Carver in 2018 was $35,367, 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 $141,468 for a family of four. However, Carver contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Carver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carver residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Carver include Irish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French.
The most common language spoken in Carver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.