Northbridge is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,679 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Northbridge is the 125th largest community in Massachusetts.
Northbridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 management occupations (14.37%), office and administrative support (12.40%), and sales jobs (10.18%).
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.
One downside of living in Northbridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Northbridge citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.15% of adults in Northbridge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Northbridge in 2018 was $38,220, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,880 for a family of four.
Northbridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Northbridge include Irish, French, Italian, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Northbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.