Natick – One local restaurant owner called it snobby, referring to his hometown of Natick. It is upscale. It is wealthy and educated. It is also home to more than 31,000 people, six percent of whom are Asian. Natick is set up geographically as a downtown complete with the Town Common surrounded by residential neighborhoods. It is connected to Boston and Worcester via the MBTA Commuter Rail.
The church planter for Natick, and much of the western suburbs, will have to be able to relate to an academic set. He will likely be educated himself in the Northeast or at least be very familiar with the Catholic, Atheist, agnostic, universalist and pluralist views that permeate the area.
The church planter for Natick could also reach into, and draw from neighboring Framingham where almost 70,000 folks live and an urban core exists.
- Population – 31,921
- Household mean income – $111,075
- Median age – 40.3
- College degree – 52.5 percent
- White – 87.2 percent, Asian 6.3
- SBC churches – 0
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First View 2010 for Zip 01760 – Church-specific research from PreceptGroup reflecting People and Place, Faces of Diversity, Community Issues, and Faith Preferences.