Templeton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 8,155 people and just one neighborhood, Templeton is the 199th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Templeton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Templeton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Templeton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Templeton who work in office and administrative support (15.48%), teaching (10.41%) and sales jobs (8.84%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Templeton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Templeton 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, Templeton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Templeton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Templeton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Templeton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Templeton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Templeton may be for you.