Medway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 13,253 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Medway is the 152nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Medway 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.
Medway is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Medway is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medway who work in management occupations (14.52%), sales jobs (11.39%), and office and administrative support (10.65%).
Also of interest is that Medway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Medway is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Medway really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Medway perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Medway, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.47 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Medway. 54.12% 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 Medway in 2010 was $47,240, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $188,960 for a family of four.
The people who call Medway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medway residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Medway include Italian, English, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Medway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.