Danvers, MA

Danvers profile

Living in Danvers

Danvers is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 27,549 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Danvers is the 71st largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Danvers 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Danvers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Danvers is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danvers who work in management occupations (11.74%), office and administrative support (11.46%), and sales jobs (11.02%).

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

One of the nice things about Danvers is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The education level of Danvers ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Danvers, 43.24% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Danvers in 2018 was $44,005, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,020 for a family of four.

Danvers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Danvers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Danvers residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Danvers include Irish, Italian, English, French, and Polish.

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