North Brookfield is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,748 people and just one neighborhood, North Brookfield is the 253rd largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in North Brookfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Brookfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Brookfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Brookfield who work in sales jobs (12.69%), office and administrative support (10.00%) and healthcare (9.75%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, North Brookfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes North Brookfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in North Brookfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.24 minutes every day commuting to work.