Burrillville, RI


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Burrillville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 16,303 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Burrillville is the 23rd largest community in Rhode Island.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burrillville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burrillville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burrillville who work in office and administrative support (17.84%), sales jobs (8.08%), and management occupations (7.54%).

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

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!) Burrillville 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. Burrillville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Burrillville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Burrillville may be for you.

One downside of living in Burrillville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Burrillville, the average commute to work is 31.10 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Burrillville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.31% of adults in Burrillville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burrillville in 2010 was $31,598, which is lower middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,392 for a family of four. However, Burrillville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Burrillville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burrillville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Burrillville include Irish, French Canadian, Italian, and English.

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

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