Manchester by the Sea, MA

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Manchester by the Sea Profile


Overview

Manchester by the Sea is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 5,366 people and just one neighborhood, Manchester by the Sea is the 242nd largest community in Massachusetts. Manchester by the Sea has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Manchester by the Sea home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Manchester by the Sea real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Manchester by the Sea is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manchester by the Sea is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester by the Sea who work in management occupations (24.45%), sales jobs (14.14%), and office and administrative support (11.93%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Manchester by the Sea has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Manchester by the Sea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.63% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Manchester by the Sea is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Manchester by the Sea is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Manchester by the Sea 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, Manchester by the Sea has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Manchester by the Sea’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Manchester by the Sea is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In Manchester by the Sea, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Even though Manchester by the Sea is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Manchester by the Sea Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manchester by the Sea. 60.58% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Manchester by the Sea in 2010 was $68,228, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $272,912 for a family of four.

The people who call Manchester by the Sea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester by the Sea residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manchester by the Sea include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Manchester by the Sea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Manchester by the Sea 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Manchester by the Sea 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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Better than of MA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Essex Elementary
12 Story Street
Essex, MA, 01929
KG-05
Manchester Essex Regional High School
36 Lincoln Street
Manchester, MA, 01944
09-12
Manchester Memorial Elementary
43 Lincoln Street
Manchester, MA, 01944
PK-05
Manchester Essex Regional Middle School
36 Lincoln Street
Manchester, MA, 01944
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.0% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 4.7%

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