Paxton is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,854 people and just one neighborhood, Paxton is the 252nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Paxton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Paxton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paxton who work in sales jobs (15.30%), management occupations (12.90%) and office and administrative support (11.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Paxton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Paxton enrolled in college, Paxton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Because of many things, Paxton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Paxton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Paxton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.