Wenham, MA

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Wenham Profile


Overview

Wenham is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 5,163 people and just one neighborhood, Wenham is the 250th largest community in Massachusetts.

Wenham home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Wenham real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Wenham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wenham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wenham who work in sales jobs (16.71%), office and administrative support (16.31%), and management occupations (11.80%).

Also of interest is that Wenham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Wenham is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Wenham to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.

Because of many things, Wenham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wenham 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, Wenham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wenham’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Even though Wenham is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Wenham Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wenham. 63.87% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wenham in 2010 was $45,202, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,808 for a family of four.

The people who call Wenham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wenham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wenham include Italian, English, German, and French .

The most common language spoken in Wenham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wenham 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Wenham 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Wenham 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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HAMILTON-WENHAM


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Better than of MA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cutler School
237 Asbury Street
South Hamilton, MA, 01982
KG-05
Hamilton Wenham Regional High
775 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA, 01982
09-12
Winthrop School
325 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA, 01982
PK-05
Miles River Middle
787 Bay Rd
Hamilton, MA, 01982
06-08
Bessie Buker Elementary
1 School Street
Wenham, MA, 01984
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.9% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 4.7%

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