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Littleton Common, Massachusetts
Census-designated place
Reed-Wood Place
Reed-Wood Place
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Area
 • Total 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Land 3.5 sq mi (9.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 266 ft (81 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,789
 • Density 754/sq mi (293.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 25-36020
GNIS feature ID 0611250

Littleton Common is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Littleton in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,789 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Littleton Common is located at 42°32′46″N 71°28′23″W / 42.54611°N 71.47306°W / 42.54611; -71.47306 (42.536606, -71.471984).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.5 km² (3.7 mi²). 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (4.38%) is water.

Demographics

See also: List of Massachusetts locations by per capita income

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,816 people, 1,098 households, and 774 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 311.5/km² (807.1/mi²). There were 1,142 housing units at an average density of 126.3/km² (327.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.02% White, 0.28% African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.

There were 1,098 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $60,323, and the median income for a family was $69,375. Males had a median income of $46,806 versus $38,571 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,966. About 4.7% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.


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