Raynham, MA
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Living in Raynham

Raynham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 15,230 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Raynham is the 135th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Raynham 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.

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

A relatively large number of people in Raynham telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Raynham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Raynham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Raynham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.40 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.

Even though Raynham is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Raynham are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.26% of adults in Raynham have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Raynham in 2018 was $46,231, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,924 for a family of four. However, Raynham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Raynham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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