Concord is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,954 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Concord is the 108th largest community in Massachusetts.
Concord home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Concord real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Concord has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Concord telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.74% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Concord 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, Concord’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Concord, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.38 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Concord, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Concord is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Concord is a pretty powerful place. 73.56% of the adults in Concord have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Concord in 2018 was $81,270, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $325,080 for a family of four.
Concord is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Concord home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Concord residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Concord include Irish, English, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Concord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.