Petersham & Phillipston is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 2,962 people and just one neighborhood, Petersham & Phillipston is the 297th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Petersham & Phillipston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Petersham & Phillipston is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersham & Phillipston who work in office and administrative support (10.64%), management occupations (10.51%) and teaching (7.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Petersham & Phillipston is worth considering.
In Petersham & Phillipston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.07 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.