Northbridge is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,544 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Northbridge is the 125th largest community in Massachusetts. Northbridge has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Northbridge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Northbridge is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northbridge who work in office and administrative support (14.38%), management occupations (13.48%), and teaching (9.27%).
Also of interest is that Northbridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Northbridge citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.22% of adults in Northbridge have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Northbridge in 2010 was $35,354, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,416 for a family of four. However, Northbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Northbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Northbridge include French , Italian, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Northbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.