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Demographics

People

Total Population4,849
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+2,522
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.5%
Median Earnings25+$61,672
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$111,838
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone17.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,044
Median House Value$280,800

Ancestry

Irish31.3%
Italian13.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
English9.9%
French Except Basque9.7%
Polish7.2%
German5.7%
Swedish5.3%
Canadian4%
Russian3.4%
Greek1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Norwegian1.2%
Lithuanian1.2%
Albanian0.9%
Finnish0.8%
US/American0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Turkish0.4%
African0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Australian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Paxton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1612
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.31
Approximate Longitude-71.93

Paxton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 79 F
Oct Temp41 to 58 F
Annual Precip49 inches
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Holden18,300$114,561
Leicester11,229$87,790
Oakham1,825$90,268
Rutland2,449$82,059
Spencer5,790$65,994
Worcester183,677$58,604

Paxton Public Libraries

Richards Memorial Library
44 RICHARDS AVE.
Paxton, Massachusetts
(508) 754-0793

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Paxton Public Schools

Paxton Center
19 West Street
ZIP: 1612
(508) 798-8576
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
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