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Weymouth, MA
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Weymouth profile

Living in Weymouth

Weymouth is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 57,410 people and 13 associated neighborhoods, Weymouth is the 23rd largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Weymouth 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.

Also of interest is that Weymouth 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: 12.62% 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.

Weymouth is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Weymouth is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Weymouth, the average commute to work is 33.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Weymouth is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Weymouth, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Weymouth are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.95% of adults in Weymouth have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Weymouth in 2022 was $51,316, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $205,264 for a family of four. However, Weymouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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