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Natick is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 35,523 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Natick is the 48th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Natick 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.
Natick is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Natick is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Natick who work in management occupations (16.69%), sales jobs (11.25%) and teaching (9.75%).
Also of interest is that Natick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Natick is also a town of artists. Natick has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Natick’s character.
In addition, Natick is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Natick is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Natick 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, Natick has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Natick’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Natick is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Natick, the average commute to work is 31.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Natick is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Natick area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Natick is a pretty powerful place. 66.25% of the adults in Natick have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Natick in 2010 was $51,608, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $206,432 for a family of four.
Natick is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Natick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Natick residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Natick include Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Natick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||14,044|
|NATICK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.50%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.51%|
|TYPE OF NATICK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||61.40%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.49%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.81%|
|SIZE OF NATICK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.66%|
|AGE OF NATICK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||30.79%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.62%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||24.06%|
|NATICK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$495,943|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,624|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.22%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||0.08%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||5.37%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||9.91%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||26.32%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||20.47%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||26.67%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||7.13%|
|PEOPLE OF NATICK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.97%|
|5 TO 17||17.81%|
|18 TO 24||5.09%|
|25 TO 34||11.50%|
|35 TO 54||31.81%|
|55 TO 64||13.18%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.22%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$98,902|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$51,608|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.97%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.35%)
Public Service (4.67%)
Information Technology (3.95%)
Real estate (2.42%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.55%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.79%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.63%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.19%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (27.13%)
French Canadian (2.60%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.74%)
Other Asian languages (1.92%)
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