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Shrewsbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 36,580 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Shrewsbury is the 43rd largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Shrewsbury 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.
Shrewsbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shrewsbury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shrewsbury who work in management occupations (12.82%), sales jobs (11.78%) and healthcare (10.06%).
Also of interest is that Shrewsbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Shrewsbury is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shrewsbury 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, Shrewsbury has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shrewsbury’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
If knowledge is power, Shrewsbury is a pretty powerful place. 55.16% of the adults in Shrewsbury have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Shrewsbury in 2010 was $41,521, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,084 for a family of four.
Shrewsbury is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shrewsbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shrewsbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shrewsbury include Irish, Italian, French, English, German and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Shrewsbury's cultural character, accounting for 21.19% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Shrewsbury are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Shrewsbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages, Chinese, Spanish and Hindi.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,968|
|SHREWSBURY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.13%|
|TYPE OF SHREWSBURY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||63.84%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.05%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.82%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||20.10%|
|SIZE OF SHREWSBURY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.47%|
|AGE OF SHREWSBURY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.90%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||29.68%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.89%|
|SHREWSBURY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$385,662|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,546|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.60%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||1.49%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||6.06%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||22.39%|
|$318,001 - $425,000||25.27%|
|$425,001 - $531,000||18.10%|
|$531,001 - $796,000||20.53%|
|$796,001 - $1,061,000||2.37%|
|PEOPLE OF SHREWSBURY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.61%|
|5 TO 17||20.50%|
|18 TO 24||7.71%|
|25 TO 34||9.78%|
|35 TO 54||31.61%|
|55 TO 64||11.20%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.59%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.77%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$97,365|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,521|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.00%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.10%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.14%)
Public Service (2.98%)
Information Technology (2.21%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.78%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.98%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.64%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.46%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (21.46%)
French Canadian (3.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.65%)
Other Asian languages (3.87%)
Indic languages (1.83%)
African languages (1.02%)
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