Pembroke is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 18,509 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pembroke is the 101st largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Pembroke 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.
Pembroke is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pembroke is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pembroke who work in management occupations (11.75%), sales jobs (11.35%), and office and administrative support (10.18%).
Also of interest is that Pembroke has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Pembroke 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, Pembroke really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pembroke 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.
One downside of living in Pembroke is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pembroke, the average commute to work is 34.83 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Pembroke citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.80% of adults in Pembroke have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pembroke in 2018 was $44,173, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,692 for a family of four.
The people who call Pembroke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pembroke residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pembroke include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Pembroke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.