Richmond - Hancock Area is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 2,377 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond - Hancock Area is the 301st largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Richmond - Hancock Area 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richmond - Hancock Area is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond - Hancock Area is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond - Hancock Area who work in management occupations (12.56%), office and administrative support (11.55%) and healthcare (11.24%).
Also of interest is that Richmond - Hancock Area has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Richmond - Hancock Area is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Richmond - Hancock Area is worth considering.