West Newbury, MA

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West Newbury Profile


Overview

West Newbury is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 4,541 people and just one neighborhood, West Newbury is the 258th largest community in Massachusetts.

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

Occupations and Workforce

West Newbury is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Newbury is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Newbury who work in management occupations (18.98%), sales jobs (10.70%), and business and financial occupations (9.13%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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

West Newbury is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, West Newbury’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in West Newbury is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In West Newbury, the average commute to work is 34.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

West Newbury Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in West Newbury. 57.62% 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 West Newbury in 2010 was $55,028, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,112 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in West Newbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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
West Newbury 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Newbury 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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West Newbury 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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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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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Pentucket Regional Sr High School
24 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
09-12
Pentucket Regional Middle School
20 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
07-08
Dr Frederick N Sweetsir School
104 Church Street
Merrimac, MA, 01860
PK-02
Dr John C Page School
694 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
PK-06
Helen R Donaghue School
24 Union Street Ext.
Merrimac, MA, 01860
03-06
Elmer S Bagnall School
253 School Street
Groveland, MA, 01834
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.6% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 3.9%

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