Rehoboth is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,008 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rehoboth is the 158th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Rehoboth 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rehoboth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rehoboth is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rehoboth who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), management occupations (12.35%), and sales jobs (12.33%).
Also of interest is that Rehoboth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Rehoboth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rehoboth a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rehoboth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rehoboth’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Rehoboth citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.64% of adults in Rehoboth have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rehoboth in 2010 was $36,452, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,808 for a family of four.
The people who call Rehoboth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rehoboth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rehoboth include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rehoboth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.