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North Andover, MA
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Living in North Andover


North Andover is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 30,711 people and six constituent neighborhoods, North Andover is the 58th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in North Andover 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.

North Andover is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Andover is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Andover who work in management occupations (16.22%), business and financial occupations (10.80%), and healthcare (9.61%).

Also of interest is that North Andover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in North Andover telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.41% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

North Andover 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, North Andover’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in North Andover, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.20 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to North Andover, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. North Andover is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.24% 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 North Andover in 2018 was $56,552, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $226,208 for a family of four.

North Andover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Andover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Andover residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Andover include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.

The most common language spoken in North Andover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.