Wrentham, MA
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Living in Wrentham


Wrentham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,023 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wrentham is the 168th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Wrentham are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Wrentham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wrentham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wrentham who work in management occupations (14.40%), sales jobs (12.38%), and office and administrative support (11.64%).

Also of interest is that Wrentham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Wrentham 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, Wrentham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wrentham 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.

One downside of living in Wrentham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.33 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Despite being a small town, Wrentham has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wrentham. 51.40% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wrentham in 2018 was $54,617, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $218,468 for a family of four.

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

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


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