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Easton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 23,907 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Easton is the 82nd 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.
Easton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Easton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Easton who work in sales jobs (14.15%), office and administrative support (12.49%) and management occupations (12.30%).
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.
Easton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Easton enrolled in college, Easton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Because of many things, Easton 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, Easton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Easton 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Easton use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Easton‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Easton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.07% of adults in Easton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Easton in 2010 was $39,462, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,848 for a family of four.
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, Italian, English, German, Portuguese and French.
The most common language spoken in Easton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,608|
|EASTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.38%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.62%|
|TYPE OF EASTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||70.89%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.30%|
|SIZE OF EASTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.85%|
|AGE OF EASTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||54.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||18.51%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||17.57%|
|EASTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$384,062|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,440|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.58%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||1.39%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||10.09%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||19.07%|
|$321,001 - $427,000||26.20%|
|$427,001 - $534,000||16.48%|
|$534,001 - $801,000||18.86%|
|$801,001 - $1,069,000||4.24%|
|PEOPLE OF EASTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.47%|
|5 TO 17||17.39%|
|18 TO 24||13.99%|
|25 TO 34||10.39%|
|35 TO 54||28.18%|
|55 TO 64||12.97%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.60%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.22%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$95,372|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,462|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.50%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.06%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.89%)
Public Service (3.95%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.21%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.01%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.18%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.20%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (30.38%)
French Canadian (3.37%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.92%)
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