Sutton, MA
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Living in Sutton

Sutton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,357 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sutton is the 187th largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some towns, Sutton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sutton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sutton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sutton who work in management occupations (15.42%), sales jobs (10.27%), and teaching (7.77%).

A relatively large number of people in Sutton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.31% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Sutton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sutton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sutton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Sutton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.19% of adults in Sutton 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 Sutton in 2018 was $52,555, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $210,220 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Sutton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

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