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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
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 office and administrative support (15.10%), management occupations (10.61%), and sales jobs (10.08%).
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.
In terms of college education, Northbridge is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.17% of adults in Northbridge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Northbridge in 2010 was $33,897, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,588 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 , English, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Northbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.