Leominster is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 41,569 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Leominster is the 34th largest community in Massachusetts.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Leominster is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leominster is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leominster who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), sales jobs (10.05%), and management occupations (9.53%).
Also of interest is that Leominster has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Leominster who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.39% of adults in Leominster have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Leominster in 2010 was $30,055, 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 $120,220 for a family of four. However, Leominster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leominster is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Leominster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leominster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Leominster also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leominster include Irish, French , French Canadian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Leominster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.