Hubbardston is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,522 people and just one neighborhood, Hubbardston is the 255th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hubbardston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hubbardston is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hubbardston who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), healthcare (9.86%) and management occupations (9.05%).
Also of interest is that Hubbardston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Hubbardston 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, Hubbardston’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Hubbardston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.47 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Hubbardston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.