Montague, MA
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Montague is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 8,272 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montague is the 194th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Montague was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Montague is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Montague is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montague who work in office and administrative support (11.60%), management occupations (9.39%), and sales jobs (8.48%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Montague is worth considering.

The percentage of people in Montague who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.93% of adults in Montague have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Montague in 2010 was $27,155, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,620 for a family of four. However, Montague contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Montague home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montague residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Montague include Irish, French , English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Montague is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.