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Framingham is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 70,746 people and 14 constituent 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.
Framingham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Framingham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Framingham who work in office and administrative support (13.22%), sales jobs (12.12%) and maintenance occupations (9.02%).
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.
Another interesting thing about Framingham, despite not being a huge town, 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Framingham is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Framingham area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Framingham ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Framingham, 46.06% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Framingham in 2010 was $34,275, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,100 for a family of four. However, Framingham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Framingham is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Framingham also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.09% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Framingham include Irish, Italian, English, Brazilian, Portuguese and German.
In addition, Framingham has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.01%).
The most common language spoken in Framingham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||26,724|
|FRAMINGHAM HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.57%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.43%|
|TYPE OF FRAMINGHAM HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||50.52%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.75%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.49%|
|SIZE OF FRAMINGHAM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.46%|
|AGE OF FRAMINGHAM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.51%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||26.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||48.03%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||22.51%|
|FRAMINGHAM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$401,940|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,389|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.56%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||2.14%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||8.07%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||22.59%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||35.19%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||17.81%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||10.75%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||1.03%|
|PEOPLE OF FRAMINGHAM||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.86%|
|5 TO 17||14.51%|
|18 TO 24||9.50%|
|25 TO 34||15.44%|
|35 TO 54||28.04%|
|55 TO 64||11.80%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.85%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.25%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$68,881|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,275|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.28%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (14.54%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.00%)
Public Service (2.83%)
Information Technology (2.30%)
Real estate (2.17%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||8.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.01%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.42%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.09%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (15.73%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (64.54%)
Other Asian languages (1.35%)
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