Randolph, MA

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Living in Randolph

Randolph is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 34,362 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Randolph is the 49th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Randolph 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.

Unlike some towns, Randolph isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Randolph are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Randolph is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Randolph who work in office and administrative support (10.85%), sales jobs (10.62%), and management occupations (8.14%).

Also of interest is that Randolph has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Randolph, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Randolph is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Randolph, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The percentage of people in Randolph who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.13% of adults in Randolph have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Randolph in 2018 was $34,066, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,264 for a family of four. However, Randolph contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Randolph is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Randolph home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Randolph residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Randolph include Haitian, Irish, Italian, English, and Cape Verdean.

In addition, Randolph has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.26%).

The most common language spoken in Randolph is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.