East Longmeadow is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,213 people and three constituent neighborhoods, East Longmeadow is the 124th largest community in Massachusetts.
East Longmeadow is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Longmeadow is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Longmeadow who work in management occupations (15.05%), sales jobs (13.61%), and office and administrative support (11.15%).
Because of many things, East Longmeadow is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, East Longmeadow really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Longmeadow perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of East Longmeadow are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.84% of adults in East Longmeadow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Longmeadow in 2010 was $38,050, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,200 for a family of four. However, East Longmeadow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Longmeadow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Longmeadow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East Longmeadow include Italian, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Longmeadow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.