Hardwick & New Braintree, MA

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Hardwick & New Braintree Profile


Overview

Hardwick & New Braintree is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,023 people and just one neighborhood, Hardwick & New Braintree is the 277th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Hardwick & New Braintree was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Hardwick & New Braintree isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hardwick & New Braintree are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hardwick & New Braintree is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hardwick & New Braintree who work in management occupations (10.14%), office and administrative support (9.76%), and teaching (8.59%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hardwick & New Braintree has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hardwick & New Braintree a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Hardwick & New Braintree, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.39 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Hardwick & New Braintree does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Hardwick & New Braintree Demographics

The education level of Hardwick & New Braintree citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.27% of adults in Hardwick & New Braintree have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hardwick & New Braintree in 2010 was $30,259, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,036 for a family of four. However, Hardwick & New Braintree contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hardwick & New Braintree home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hardwick & New Braintree residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hardwick & New Braintree include French , Irish, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Hardwick & New Braintree is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hardwick & New Braintree 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Hardwick & New Braintree 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Hardwick & New Braintree 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
New Braintree Grade School
15 Memorial Drive
New Braintree, MA, 01531
PK-01
Hubbardston Center School
8 Elm Street
Hubbardston, MA, 01452
KG-06
Hardwick Elementary School
76 School House Dr.
Gilbertville, MA, 01031
KG-06
Quabbin Regional High School
800 South Street
Barre, MA, 01005
09-12
Quabbin Regional Middle School
800 South Street
Barre, MA, 01005
07-08
Oakham Center School
1 Deacon Allen Drive
Oakham, MA, 01068
02-06
Ruggles Lane School
105 Ruggles Lane
Barre, MA, 01005
KG-06
Ib School Of Quabbin
800 South Street
Barre, MA, 01005
11-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.4% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.9% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 3.9%

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