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Holliston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,388 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Holliston is the 144th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Holliston 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.
Holliston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holliston is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holliston who work in management occupations (18.42%), sales jobs (13.56%) and teaching (8.67%).
Also of interest is that Holliston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Holliston is also a town of artists. Holliston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Holliston’s character.
Because of many things, Holliston 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, Holliston really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Holliston 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.
One downside of living in Holliston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Holliston, the average commute to work is 33.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Holliston is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Holliston, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Holliston is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.04% 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 Holliston in 2010 was $45,096, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,384 for a family of four.
The people who call Holliston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holliston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Holliston include Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Holliston is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,028|
|HOLLISTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.50%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.50%|
|TYPE OF HOLLISTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||81.35%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.91%|
|SIZE OF HOLLISTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.21%|
|AGE OF HOLLISTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.79%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.40%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.97%|
|HOLLISTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$446,547|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,251|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.70%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||2.14%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||1.82%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||15.98%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||31.20%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||21.60%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||21.09%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||3.53%|
|PEOPLE OF HOLLISTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.40%|
|5 TO 17||21.63%|
|18 TO 24||5.40%|
|25 TO 34||6.77%|
|35 TO 54||32.97%|
|55 TO 64||14.26%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.58%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.87%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$108,350|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,096|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.97%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.43%)
Public Service (3.99%)
Information Technology (2.47%)
Real estate (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.73%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.36%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.71%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.14%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.56%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (30.19%)
French Canadian (5.93%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.81%)
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