Williamsburg & Goshen is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,541 people and just one neighborhood, Williamsburg & Goshen is the 283rd largest community in Massachusetts. Williamsburg & Goshen has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Williamsburg & Goshen is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Williamsburg & Goshen is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamsburg & Goshen who work in office and administrative support (11.56%), management occupations (11.12%) and healthcare (8.92%).
Also of interest is that Williamsburg & Goshen 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: 9.61% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Williamsburg & Goshen has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Williamsburg & Goshen has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Williamsburg & Goshen than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Williamsburg & Goshen may be for you.