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Wrentham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 11,422 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wrentham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.31%), office and administrative support (12.87%) and sales jobs (11.01%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wrentham 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, Wrentham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wrentham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Wrentham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.21 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.
In Wrentham, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Wrentham is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Wrentham ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Wrentham, 48.05% 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 Wrentham in 2010 was $42,779, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,116 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wrentham include Irish, Italian, English, French, German and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Wrentham is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,904|
|WRENTHAM HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.23%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.77%|
|TYPE OF WRENTHAM HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.68%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.32%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.37%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.47%|
|SIZE OF WRENTHAM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.84%|
|AGE OF WRENTHAM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.62%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.26%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||22.91%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.22%|
|WRENTHAM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$470,365|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,242|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.47%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.24%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||5.68%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||16.72%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||23.92%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||21.70%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||25.63%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||3.17%|
|PEOPLE OF WRENTHAM||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.77%|
|5 TO 17||20.94%|
|18 TO 24||6.74%|
|25 TO 34||6.35%|
|35 TO 54||34.53%|
|55 TO 64||15.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$99,302|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,779|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.24%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.40%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.01%)
Public Service (3.88%)
Information Technology (3.41%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.21%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.49%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.99%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (34.84%)
French Canadian (5.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.28%)
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