Lanesborough is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,015 people and just one neighborhood, Lanesborough is the 274th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Lanesborough isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lanesborough are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lanesborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lanesborough who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), management occupations (11.66%) and healthcare (9.78%).
Also of interest is that Lanesborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Lanesborough is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Lanesborough is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lanesborough a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lanesborough has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lanesborough’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Lanesborough doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.