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Rutland, MA
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Living in Rutland

Rutland is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,298 people and two associated neighborhoods, Rutland is the 193rd largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Rutland 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.

Also of interest is that Rutland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Rutland 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, Rutland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Rutland is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rutland, the average commute to work is 34.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Rutland are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.84% of adults in Rutland 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 Rutland in 2022 was $51,596, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $206,384 for a family of four.

The people who call Rutland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rutland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rutland include Irish, English, Italian, French, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Rutland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.

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