Rehoboth is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,265 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, Rehoboth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rehoboth are a mix 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 (11.34%), management occupations (10.94%), and sales jobs (10.04%).
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.
In Rehoboth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.81 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. 42.16% 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 2010 was $43,968, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,872 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, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Rehoboth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.