Leominster, MA

Leominster profile

Living in Leominster

Leominster is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 41,716 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leominster who work in sales jobs (10.93%), office and administrative support (10.51%), and management occupations (7.56%).

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 overall education level of Leominster citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.23% of adults in Leominster have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Leominster in 2018 was $33,676, 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 $134,704 for a family of four. However, Leominster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Leominster is a very 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 18.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leominster include Italian, Irish, French, English, and French Canadian.

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