Tewksbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 30,915 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tewksbury is the 55th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Tewksbury 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tewksbury is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tewksbury is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tewksbury who work in office and administrative support (15.19%), sales jobs (11.62%), and management occupations (10.80%).
Also of interest is that Tewksbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Tewksbury 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, Tewksbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Tewksbury 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.
In Tewksbury, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Tewksbury citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.24% of adults in Tewksbury have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Tewksbury in 2010 was $39,055, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,220 for a family of four.
The people who call Tewksbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tewksbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tewksbury include Italian, English, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Tewksbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.