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 (14.31%), sales jobs (10.84%), and management occupations (7.15%).
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.
In terms of college education, Ludlow is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.80% of adults 25 and older in Ludlow have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ludlow in 2010 was $31,586, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,344 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.
The most common language spoken in Ludlow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.