Dunstable is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,389 people and just one neighborhood, Dunstable is the 273rd largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Dunstable home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Dunstable real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Dunstable is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dunstable is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunstable who work in management occupations (16.17%), office and administrative support (11.07%) and sales jobs (10.38%).
Also of interest is that Dunstable has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.43% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Dunstable is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dunstable 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, Dunstable has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dunstable’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Dunstable, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.35 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.