Raynham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,313 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Raynham is the 146th 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.
Unlike some towns, Raynham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Raynham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raynham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Raynham who work in office and administrative support (13.11%), management occupations (11.36%), and sales jobs (10.00%).
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.
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 32.51 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Raynham are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.62% 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 $43,358, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,432 for a family of four.
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 Asian. 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 Portuguese and French.