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 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.
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.
The citizens of Rehoboth are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.16% of adults in Rehoboth 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 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.