Medway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 13,184 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 86.85% 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 office and administrative support (12.31%), sales jobs (11.73%) and management occupations (11.72%).
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.
In addition, Medway is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
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 34.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Medway, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Medway is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.42% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Medway in 2010 was $45,617, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $182,468 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 Irish, English, Italian, German, French and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Medway is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,530|
|MEDWAY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||83.04%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||16.96%|
|TYPE OF MEDWAY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.34%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.23%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.66%|
|SIZE OF MEDWAY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.48%|
|AGE OF MEDWAY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.80%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.40%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.81%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||24.98%|
|MEDWAY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$421,698|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,324|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.21%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||1.31%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||2.31%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||18.03%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||38.45%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||22.16%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||12.90%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||1.03%|
|PEOPLE OF MEDWAY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.92%|
|5 TO 17||18.99%|
|18 TO 24||7.38%|
|25 TO 34||9.63%|
|35 TO 54||32.47%|
|55 TO 64||13.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.77%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$109,841|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,617|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.08%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.13%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.35%)
Public Service (3.99%)
Information Technology (2.46%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.45%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.14%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.64%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.81%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (31.94%)
French Canadian (4.53%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.31%)
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