Most Expensive Northborough Neighborhoods
Northborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,834 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Northborough is the 135th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Northborough 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.
Northborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Northborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northborough who work in management occupations (17.99%), sales jobs (13.07%) and office and administrative support (11.58%).
Also of interest is that Northborough 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 Northborough telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.59% 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.
Because of many things, Northborough is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Northborough 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, Northborough has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Northborough’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Northborough is a pretty powerful place. 54.71% of the adults in Northborough 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 Northborough in 2010 was $44,516, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,064 for a family of four.
Northborough is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Northborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Northborough include Irish, English, Italian, German, French and Polish.
The languages spoken by people in Northborough are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Northborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,156|
|NORTHBOROUGH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.72%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.28%|
|TYPE OF NORTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||75.54%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.46%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.92%|
|SIZE OF NORTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.94%|
|AGE OF NORTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.61%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.57%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||29.73%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.10%|
|NORTHBOROUGH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$390,862|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,564|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.43%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.49%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||8.75%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||16.70%|
|$318,001 - $425,000||34.62%|
|$425,001 - $531,000||15.08%|
|$531,001 - $796,000||19.73%|
|$796,001 - $1,061,000||2.49%|
|PEOPLE OF NORTHBOROUGH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.99%|
|5 TO 17||20.38%|
|18 TO 24||8.04%|
|25 TO 34||9.33%|
|35 TO 54||30.98%|
|55 TO 64||13.19%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.08%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.97%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$107,111|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,516|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.81%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.17%)
Information Technology (2.78%)
Public Service (2.28%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.48%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.03%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.37%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.73%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (25.81%)
French Canadian (3.48%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.49%)
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