Seekonk, MA

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Living in Seekonk

Seekonk is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 15,770 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Seekonk is the 140th 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.

Unlike some towns, Seekonk isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Seekonk are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seekonk is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seekonk who work in office and administrative support (12.01%), management occupations (11.78%), and sales jobs (10.85%).

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.

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.

Seekonk is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Seekonk is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.83% of adults in Seekonk 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 Seekonk in 2018 was $45,936, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,744 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Seekonk include Portuguese, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

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

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