Southampton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 6,078 people and just one neighborhood, Southampton is the 236th largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Southampton 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
Southampton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Southampton is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southampton who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), management occupations (10.09%) and personal care services (8.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Southampton 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, Southampton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Southampton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.