Wilbraham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,551 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilbraham is the 142nd largest community in Massachusetts.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Wilbraham telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.65% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Wilbraham, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Wilbraham is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.17% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wilbraham in 2018 was $53,651, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $214,604 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, Polish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wilbraham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.