Worthington - Middlefield Area is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 3,229 people and just one neighborhood, Worthington - Middlefield Area is the 306th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Worthington - Middlefield Area is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Worthington - Middlefield Area is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worthington - Middlefield Area who work in management occupations (10.85%), healthcare (10.21%) and office and administrative support (7.57%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.35% 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
In addition, Worthington - Middlefield Area is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Worthington - Middlefield Area’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Worthington - Middlefield Area 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. Worthington - Middlefield Area has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Worthington - Middlefield Area than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Worthington - Middlefield Area may be for you.
One downside of living in Worthington - Middlefield Area is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Worthington - Middlefield Area, the average commute to work is 36.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.