Middleton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,578 people and just one neighborhood, Middleton is the 186th largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Middleton 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Middleton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Middleton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleton who work in sales jobs (16.26%), office and administrative support (16.21%) and management occupations (14.36%).
Also of interest is that Middleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Middleton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Middleton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Middleton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Middleton, the average commute to work is 30.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.