Wilbraham, MA


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Wilbraham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,638 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilbraham is the 133rd largest community in Massachusetts.

Wilbraham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wilbraham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilbraham who work in sales jobs (14.00%), management occupations (13.11%), and office and administrative support (9.91%).

Because of many things, Wilbraham is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Wilbraham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wilbraham perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Wilbraham is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.53% of adults in Wilbraham have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Wilbraham in 2010 was $39,898, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,592 for a family of four.

The people who call Wilbraham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilbraham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wilbraham include Italian, English, French , and Polish.

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

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