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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Ashfield is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 1,539. Ashfield is in Franklin County. Living in Ashfield offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ashfield and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$287,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$882
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Ashfield

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,956
National
$55,322
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Ashfield Reviews

1 review
It is a small, safe town. There is a strong community and it is a nice drive to any towns with stores which you may need. It is about 20 to 30 minutes away from any major stores but all the essentials can be found close by.
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