Easton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 25,240 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Easton is the 79th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Easton 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.
Also of interest is that Easton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
One downside of living in Easton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Easton, the average commute to work is 30.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Easton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Easton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.17% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Easton in 2018 was $53,994, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $215,976 for a family of four.
Easton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Easton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Easton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Easton include Irish, English, Italian, German, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Easton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.