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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Templeton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Templeton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.