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Marshfield is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 25,635 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Marshfield is the 72nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Marshfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Marshfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marshfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshfield who work in office and administrative support (13.04%), management occupations (12.75%) and sales jobs (10.91%).
Also of interest is that Marshfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Marshfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Marshfield 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, Marshfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Marshfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Marshfield 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Marshfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Marshfield, the average commute to work is 34.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Marshfield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.66% of adults in Marshfield have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Marshfield in 2010 was $41,717, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,868 for a family of four.
The people who call Marshfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marshfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marshfield include Irish, Italian, English, German, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Marshfield is English. Some people also speak Portuguese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,577|
|MARSHFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.01%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.99%|
|TYPE OF MARSHFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||80.94%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.22%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.24%|
|SIZE OF MARSHFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.02%|
|AGE OF MARSHFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.84%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||41.17%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||35.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.47%|
|MARSHFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$468,052|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,669|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.59%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.66%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||3.57%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||14.77%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||28.92%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||25.30%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||17.89%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||4.62%|
|PEOPLE OF MARSHFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.42%|
|5 TO 17||18.82%|
|18 TO 24||6.99%|
|25 TO 34||9.48%|
|35 TO 54||29.07%|
|55 TO 64||15.71%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.52%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.02%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$89,702|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,717|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.05%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.41%)
Public Service (5.24%)
Information Technology (3.39%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.17%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.19%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.73%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.96%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (45.10%)
French Canadian (2.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.77%)
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