Leicester, MA


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Living in Leicester

Leicester is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 11,334 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leicester is the 167th largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some towns, Leicester isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Leicester are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leicester is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leicester who work in office and administrative support (16.13%), sales jobs (10.32%), and healthcare (8.79%).

The percentage of people in Leicester who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.16% of adults in Leicester have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Leicester in 2010 was $29,993, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,972 for a family of four. However, Leicester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Leicester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leicester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Leicester include French , English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Leicester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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