Lunenburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 11,736 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lunenburg is the 179th largest community in Massachusetts.
Lunenburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lunenburg is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lunenburg who work in management occupations (16.00%), office and administrative support (12.17%), and sales jobs (12.08%).
Also of interest is that Lunenburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lunenburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lunenburg a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lunenburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lunenburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Lunenburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Lunenburg is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.09% of adults in Lunenburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lunenburg in 2018 was $44,134, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,536 for a family of four.
The people who call Lunenburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lunenburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lunenburg include Irish, English, Italian, French Canadian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Lunenburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.