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Living In Ayer, MA

Ayer, a small town in Massachusetts, has a population of slightly less than 3,000. Middle-aged professionals will feel welcome, as they account for an above-average portion of the community, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 44, is older than most cities in Massachusetts. By a slim 54%-46% margin, renters are slightly more common than homeowners in Ayer. With a relatively low average rent of $859 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Massachusetts. Over the course of 12 months, renters in Ayer will save around $4,300 compared to the state average.

If you're looking for diverse career options, Ayer has them in spades. The five most common industries are manufacturing, healthcare, education, retail, and construction. Combined, these industries make up 40% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in management, which ranks as the top profession in the town. Ayer workers earn an average annual income of around $77,000, a little less than those elsewhere in the state. However, Ayer compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Ayer has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Additionally, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Averaging about 37 minutes, the commute time for Ayer residents is slower than the state average of about 31 minutes. Many residents (49%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. Few residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number does exceed the national average.

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