Tewksbury, MA

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Living in Tewksbury

Tewksbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 31,178 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tewksbury is the 55th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in Tewksbury 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, Tewksbury is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tewksbury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tewksbury who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), management occupations (11.02%), and sales jobs (9.00%).

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

Because of many things, Tewksbury is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tewksbury 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, Tewksbury has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tewksbury’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Tewksbury, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Tewksbury are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.29% of adults in Tewksbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tewksbury in 2018 was $45,233, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,932 for a family of four.

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

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