Wilbraham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,689 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilbraham is the 133rd largest community in Massachusetts.
Wilbraham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.72% 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 (14.12%), management occupations (12.61%), and healthcare (10.97%).
Also of interest is that Wilbraham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Wilbraham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wilbraham 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, Wilbraham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wilbraham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Wilbraham ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Wilbraham, 45.21% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Wilbraham in 2018 was $48,240, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $192,960 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 Irish, Italian, English, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Wilbraham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.