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Living In Onset, MA

Onset, Massachusetts is a small town with slightly less than 1,000 residents. Middle-aged professionals will feel right at home, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 48, are older than most cities in Massachusetts. Residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (49%) their home, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent that is $331/month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Onset will save around $4,000 compared to the state average.

Averaging about 25 minutes, the commute time for Onset residents is faster than the state average of about 31 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical way to get to work, opted for by 59% of residents, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Many Onset residents work in one of five industries: healthcare, entertainment, retail, education, and scientific. Together, these industries account for 54% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of the town's population works in sales, making it the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of just under $59,000, Onset workers earn around $25,000 less than the average Massachusetts resident. The town's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Onset has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (13%) compared to the national average (5%). Further, 8% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.

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