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Seekonk, MA
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Seekonk profile

Living in Seekonk

Seekonk is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 15,649 people and two associated neighborhoods, Seekonk is the 132nd largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Seekonk 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 Seekonk 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: 15.10% 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.

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

The education level of Seekonk ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Seekonk, 43.19% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Seekonk in 2018 was $46,565, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $186,260 for a family of four.

The people who call Seekonk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seekonk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Seekonk include Irish, Portuguese, English, French, and Italian.

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