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Framingham, MA
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Living in Framingham



Framingham is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 70,963 people and 16 associated neighborhoods, Framingham is the 14th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Framingham 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 Framingham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Framingham telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Another interesting thing about Framingham, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

In Framingham, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Framingham, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Framingham is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.15% 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 Framingham in 2018 was $52,370, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $209,480 for a family of four. However, Framingham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Framingham is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Framingham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Framingham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Framingham also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Framingham include Irish, Brazilian, Italian, English, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Framingham's cultural character, accounting for 30.78% of the city’s population.

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