Ludlow is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 21,472 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ludlow is the 91st largest community in Massachusetts.
Ludlow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ludlow is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ludlow who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), sales jobs (9.06%), and management occupations (7.41%).
Also of interest is that Ludlow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ludlow has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ludlow a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The citizens of Ludlow are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.18% of adults in Ludlow having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ludlow in 2010 was $30,684, 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 $122,736 for a family of four. However, Ludlow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ludlow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ludlow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ludlow include Polish, French , Irish, and Italian.
Ludlow also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.37%.
The most common language spoken in Ludlow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.