Topsfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 6,505 people and just one neighborhood, Topsfield is the 228th largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Topsfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Topsfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Topsfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Topsfield is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Topsfield who work in management occupations (14.68%), office and administrative support (11.89%) and healthcare (10.38%).
Also of interest is that Topsfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Topsfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Topsfield 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, Topsfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Topsfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Topsfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.