Sutton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,582 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.
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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sutton who work in sales jobs (12.01%), management occupations (9.94%), and office and administrative support (9.11%).
Also of interest is that Sutton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 education level of Sutton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sutton, 40.98% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Sutton in 2018 was $47,961, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $191,844 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 French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Sutton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.