Randolph is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 33,699 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Randolph who work in office and administrative support (14.20%), sales jobs (10.94%), and management occupations (8.72%).
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.
One downside of living in Randolph, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.26 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Randolph is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Randolph area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The overall education level of Randolph citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.53% of adults in Randolph have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Randolph in 2010 was $29,095, 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 $116,380 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Cape Verdean.
Randolph also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 30.26%.
The most common language spoken in Randolph is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Vietnamese.