Snapshot: Income per resident, 2008

By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | April 28, 2011
Weston towers above the rest of the state when it comes to average income per resident -- more than $234,000, according to the Department of Revenue. The data is from 2008. Seven other communities were above $100,000 -- Dover, Sherborn, Wayland, Wellesley, Stockbridge, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Concord.
MunicipalityIncome per capita 08Rank
ABINGTON$28,077201
ACTON$55,11139
ACUSHNET$25,213246
ADAMS$20,207303
AGAWAM$25,302243
ALFORD$64,17429
AMESBURY$29,712170
AMHERST$16,646333
ANDOVER$62,62833
AQUINNAH$11,389348
ARLINGTON$43,63766
ASHBURNHAM$29,787168
ASHBY$26,947216
ASHFIELD$21,777288
ASHLAND$43,48967
ATHOL$17,475331
ATTLEBORO$26,368227
AUBURN$30,033159
AVON$26,421223
AYER$24,580258
BARNSTABLE$29,104178
BARRE$21,683290
BECKET$23,053274
BEDFORD$48,85847
BELCHERTOWN$29,053181
BELLINGHAM$30,994146
BELMONT$65,34927
BERKLEY$28,916183
BERLIN$39,17387
BERNARDSTON$23,523267
BEVERLY$34,776111
BILLERICA$30,920148
BLACKSTONE$22,944275
BLANDFORD$26,261230
BOLTON$63,22431
BOSTON$31,537138
BOURNE$28,342193
BOXBOROUGH$49,60845
BOXFORD$69,82322
BOYLSTON$48,12250
BRAINTREE$33,025124
BREWSTER$30,752149
BRIDGEWATER$25,790237
BRIMFIELD$29,800166
BROCKTON$18,111321
BROOKFIELD$23,284272
BROOKLINE$57,70035
BUCKLAND$17,792328
BURLINGTON$34,468115
CAMBRIDGE$43,10769
CANTON$45,67756
CARLISLE$92,84810
CARVER$24,978248
CHARLEMONT$18,768313
CHARLTON$31,765137
CHATHAM$38,23292
CHELMSFORD$40,43580
CHELSEA$13,781343
CHESHIRE$24,622257
CHESTER$21,488295
CHESTERFIELD$18,211319
CHICOPEE$17,918326
CHILMARK$57,71934
CLARKSBURG$19,812305
CLINTON$23,514268
COHASSET$84,74714
COLRAIN$21,142296
CONCORD$108,2998
CONWAY$39,55786
CUMMINGTON$23,426271
DALTON$30,001161
DANVERS$32,778128
DARTMOUTH$27,111212
DEDHAM$38,50490
DEERFIELD$48,35249
DENNIS$25,424241
DIGHTON$28,459191
DOUGLAS$31,989135
DOVER$161,0172
DRACUT$28,663188
DUDLEY$32,272132
DUNSTABLE$39,72184
DUXBURY$65,53226
EAST BRIDGEWATER$26,908217
EAST BROOKFIELD$30,139157
EASTHAM$24,680253
EASTHAMPTON$23,611265
EAST LONGMEADOW$32,794127
EASTON$39,94682
EDGARTOWN$41,70573
EGREMONT$26,127233
ERVING$18,846311
ESSEX$44,55460
EVERETT$18,083322
FAIRHAVEN$23,715262
FALL RIVER$14,874339
FALMOUTH$30,471153
FITCHBURG$15,994335
FLORIDA$15,582336
FOXBOROUGH$36,656101
FRAMINGHAM$28,920182
FRANKLIN$37,02199
FREETOWN$30,157156
GARDNER$18,057323
GEORGETOWN$35,022109
GILL$23,466270
GLOUCESTER$29,221177
GOSHEN$13,766344
GOSNOLD$12,906346
GRAFTON$37,99193
GRANBY$26,985214
GRANVILLE$27,771205
GREAT BARRINGTON$28,691187
GREENFIELD$19,820304
GROTON$71,44720
GROVELAND$28,540189
HADLEY$29,694171
HALIFAX$27,412208
HAMILTON$56,11337
HAMPDEN$35,328108
HANCOCK$5,119351
HANOVER$41,18676
HANSON$29,525172
HARDWICK$16,194334
HARVARD$63,71830
HARWICH$29,852165
HATFIELD$28,915184
HAVERHILL$23,746261
HAWLEY$13,804342
HEATH$10,809349
HINGHAM$70,31421
HINSDALE$26,980215
HOLBROOK$25,874235
HOLDEN$35,675103
HOLLAND$25,461239
HOLLISTON$44,16163
HOLYOKE$14,812340
HOPEDALE$32,677131
HOPKINTON$67,18025
HUBBARDSTON$28,374192
HUDSON$29,274175
HULL$29,739169
HUNTINGTON$26,330228
IPSWICH$44,59359
KINGSTON$31,280142
LAKEVILLE$33,456122
LANCASTER$31,410139
LANESBOROUGH$24,656255
LAWRENCE$12,592347
LEE$25,283244
LEICESTER$25,558238
LENOX$34,750112
LEOMINSTER$23,501269
LEVERETT$34,338116
LEXINGTON$77,12017
LEYDEN$27,203210
LINCOLN$94,2499
LITTLETON$39,67085
LONGMEADOW$56,97136
LOWELL$18,513315
LUDLOW$22,137286
LUNENBURG$31,998134
LYNN$17,890327
LYNNFIELD$52,99740
MALDEN$22,702280
MANCHESTER$110,9647
MANSFIELD$37,94894
MARBLEHEAD$65,05728
MARION$45,85455
MARLBOROUGH$29,882164
MARSHFIELD$37,85395
MASHPEE$28,118200
MATTAPOISETT$36,361102
MAYNARD$30,449154
MEDFIELD$67,74824
MEDFORD$28,332194
MEDWAY$39,05189
MELROSE$37,18898
MENDON$42,76170
MERRIMAC$29,099179
METHUEN$26,570221
MIDDLEBOROUGH$27,039213
MIDDLEFIELD$15,195338
MIDDLETON$35,550106
MILFORD$29,264176
MILLBURY$26,449222
MILLIS$34,228117
MILLVILLE$28,048203
MILTON$55,44038
MONROE$7,510350
MONSON$23,991259
MONTAGUE$20,390301
MONTEREY$25,819236
MONTGOMERY$37,74496
MOUNT WASHINGTON$26,133232
NAHANT$45,12457
NANTUCKET$39,16188
NATICK$46,87054
NEEDHAM$76,31918
NEW ASHFORD$21,992287
NEW BEDFORD$15,434337
NEW BRAINTREE$28,849185
NEWBURY$42,53671
NEWBURYPORT$41,17977
NEW MARLBOROUGH$18,784312
NEW SALEM$23,675264
NEWTON$87,12112
NORFOLK$40,66179
NORTH ADAMS$14,664341
NORTHAMPTON$27,217209
NORTH ANDOVER$47,90051
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH$32,742129
NORTHBOROUGH$44,48261
NORTHBRIDGE$28,224196
NORTH BROOKFIELD$21,517294
NORTHFIELD$22,837276
NORTH READING$45,08958
NORTON$29,319174
NORWELL$69,58923
NORWOOD$33,566121
OAK BLUFFS$19,033309
OAKHAM$30,236155
ORANGE$16,960332
ORLEANS$36,868100
OTIS$35,607105
OXFORD$25,218245
PALMER$21,673291
PAXTON$34,677113
PEABODY$26,421223
PELHAM$28,282195
PEMBROKE$30,992147
PEPPERELL$31,216143
PERU$18,184320
PETERSHAM$24,943250
PHILLIPSTON$22,704279
PITTSFIELD$23,714263
PLAINFIELD$18,230318
PLAINVILLE$31,876136
PLYMOUTH$28,148199
PLYMPTON$31,133145
PRINCETON$49,04346
PROVINCETOWN$28,529190
QUINCY$27,747206
RANDOLPH$24,677254
RAYNHAM$31,136144
READING$44,06464
REHOBOTH$35,648104
REVERE$18,272317
RICHMOND$42,29872
ROCHESTER$32,819125
ROCKLAND$23,852260
ROCKPORT$32,803126
ROWE$34,135118
ROWLEY$37,22397
ROYALSTON$19,500307
RUSSELL$23,554266
RUTLAND$29,076180
SALEM$24,997247
SALISBURY$22,554282
SANDISFIELD$18,051324
SANDWICH$33,064123
SAUGUS$27,143211
SAVOY$20,303302
SCITUATE$44,36962
SEEKONK$30,564152
SHARON$52,71741
SHEFFIELD$26,385226
SHELBURNE$17,982325
SHERBORN$144,4383
SHIRLEY$20,792297
SHREWSBURY$41,25875
SHUTESBURY$20,662298
SOMERSET$24,947249
SOMERVILLE$26,391225
SOUTHAMPTON$29,945162
SOUTHBOROUGH$86,43013
SOUTHBRIDGE$17,760329
SOUTH HADLEY$26,283229
SOUTHWICK$31,402140
SPENCER$22,788277
SPRINGFIELD$13,261345
STERLING$39,85883
STOCKBRIDGE$126,6486
STONEHAM$33,598120
STOUGHTON$27,914204
STOW$51,02843
STURBRIDGE$38,44391
SUDBURY$92,27511
SUNDERLAND$22,532283
SUTTON$41,66774
SWAMPSCOTT$52,36742
SWANSEA$26,882218
TAUNTON$21,561293
TEMPLETON$22,722278
TEWKSBURY$30,632150
TISBURY$50,22444
TOLLAND$18,273316
TOPSFIELD$63,18332
TOWNSEND$26,811219
TRURO$28,052202
TYNGSBOROUGH$34,038119
TYRINGHAM$22,700281
UPTON$43,69065
UXBRIDGE$32,222133
WAKEFIELD$35,497107
WALES$20,644299
WALPOLE$43,36668
WALTHAM$30,021160
WARE$21,736289
WAREHAM$21,660292
WARREN$17,617330
WARWICK$20,396300
WASHINGTON$25,453240
WATERTOWN$34,917110
WAYLAND$138,7364
WEBSTER$27,649207
WELLESLEY$138,4065
WELLFLEET$28,828186
WENDELL$18,742314
WENHAM$71,66519
WESTBOROUGH$46,87953
WEST BOYLSTON$26,038234
WEST BRIDGEWATER$32,714130
WEST BROOKFIELD$28,185198
WESTFIELD$22,440284
WESTFORD$47,71752
WESTHAMPTON$31,395141
WESTMINSTER$30,122158
WEST NEWBURY$48,80048
WESTON$234,1441
WESTPORT$29,791167
WEST SPRINGFIELD$23,137273
WEST STOCKBRIDGE$29,360173
WEST TISBURY$26,749220
WESTWOOD$78,13016
WEYMOUTH$28,223197
WHATELY$19,767306
WHITMAN$26,180231
WILBRAHAM$40,00281
WILLIAMSBURG$22,205285
WILLIAMSTOWN$29,935163
WILMINGTON$34,516114
WINCHENDON$19,473308
WINCHESTER$81,12115
WINDSOR$24,623256
WINTHROP$24,864251
WOBURN$30,616151
WORCESTER$18,907310
WORTHINGTON$24,751252
WRENTHAM$40,71578
YARMOUTH$25,381242
SOURCE: Department of Revenue