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Sudbury, MA
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Living in Sudbury



Sudbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 18,965 people and three associated neighborhoods, Sudbury is the 103rd largest community in Massachusetts.

Sudbury home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Sudbury real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Sudbury has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 28.86% 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.

In addition, Sudbury is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Sudbury is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sudbury’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Sudbury is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sudbury, the average commute to work is 35.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Sudbury, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Sudbury is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 83.63% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sudbury in 2018 was $97,080, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $388,320 for a family of four.

Sudbury is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sudbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sudbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sudbury include Irish, English, Italian, German, and European.

The most common language spoken in Sudbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.