Sutton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,272 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sutton is the 187th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Sutton 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.
Sutton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sutton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sutton who work in management occupations (13.75%), sales jobs (13.73%), and office and administrative support (13.57%).
Because of many things, Sutton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sutton 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, Sutton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sutton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Sutton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.89 minutes every day commuting to work.
Sutton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.28% of adults in Sutton 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 Sutton in 2010 was $42,050, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,200 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sutton include French , Italian, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Sutton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.