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%).
Rehoboth 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, Rehoboth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Rehoboth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Rehoboth is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.85% of adults in Rehoboth have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.