West Brookfield is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,763 people and just one neighborhood, West Brookfield is the 262nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, West Brookfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Brookfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Brookfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Brookfield who work in office and administrative support (18.45%), sales jobs (12.57%) and management occupations (11.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, West Brookfield’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) West Brookfield 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. West Brookfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in West Brookfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, West Brookfield may be for you.
One downside of living in West Brookfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.32 minutes every day commuting to work.
West Brookfield is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.