Hinsdale is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 1,980 people and just one neighborhood, Hinsdale is the 287th largest community in Massachusetts. Hinsdale has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hinsdale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hinsdale is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hinsdale who work in office and administrative support (15.32%), sales jobs (9.41%) and management occupations (9.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Hinsdale is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hinsdale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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, Hinsdale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hinsdale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.