Hopkinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,311 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hopkinton is the 128th largest community in Massachusetts.
Hopkinton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Hopkinton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hopkinton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hopkinton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkinton who work in management occupations (17.92%), sales jobs (13.78%) and office and administrative support (8.96%).
Also of interest is that Hopkinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.81% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Hopkinton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Hopkinton 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, Hopkinton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Hopkinton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Hopkinton, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Hopkinton is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Hopkinton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Hopkinton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.95% 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 Hopkinton in 2010 was $55,334, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,336 for a family of four.
The people who call Hopkinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopkinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hopkinton include Irish, Italian, English, German, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hopkinton is English. Some people also speak Urdu.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,219|
|HOPKINTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.18%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.83%|
|TYPE OF HOPKINTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.27%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.16%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.94%|
|SIZE OF HOPKINTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.44%|
|AGE OF HOPKINTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.82%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||52.63%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.61%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.95%|
|HOPKINTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$601,625|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,622|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.67%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||0.00%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||3.88%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||9.89%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||19.18%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||13.32%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||36.33%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||11.56%|
|PEOPLE OF HOPKINTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.66%|
|5 TO 17||24.24%|
|18 TO 24||5.02%|
|25 TO 34||6.84%|
|35 TO 54||36.22%|
|55 TO 64||12.07%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.95%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.50%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$128,267|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$55,334|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.15%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.68%)
Information Technology (3.81%)
Public Service (3.47%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.73%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.33%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.49%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.64%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (27.85%)
French Canadian (2.01%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.70%)
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