Rehoboth is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,385 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rehoboth who work in teaching (10.61%), management occupations (10.51%), and healthcare (9.04%).
Because of many things, Rehoboth is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rehoboth really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rehoboth perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Rehoboth is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rehoboth, the average commute to work is 32.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Rehoboth ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Rehoboth, 45.85% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Rehoboth in 2018 was $45,158, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,632 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 Portuguese, Irish, Italian, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Rehoboth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.