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Living In Shirley, MA

Shirley, a small town in Massachusetts, has a population of just over 1,000. It's a great place to transition into adulthood, as young professionals make up a higher percentage of the population here (24%) than nationally (15%), though middle-aged professionals are well-represented as well. Most residents own their homes in Shirley, and 44% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $862/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Shirley will save around $4,300 compared to the state average.

Shirley has an average commute time of about 33 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical means of commuting to work, chosen by 22% of commuters, while public transit isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Five percent of the population in Shirley works in retail, making it the most common industry. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in management, as 5% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of just over $70,000, Shirley workers earn about $13,000 less than the average Massachusetts resident. The town's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Shirley has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (37%). Further, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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