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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Marlborough, Massachusetts
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Marlborough is 15.4% older than the median age of a home in Shrewsbury.
Homes are 66.1% more likely to be rented in Marlborough than in Shrewsbury.
HOUSING
 Shrewsbury, MAMarlborough, MAUnited States
 Median Home Age394537
 Median Home Cost$363,100$314,300$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months1.95%3.88%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.5.89%6.41%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-7.20%-13.65%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$14.31$12.19$11.80
 Homes Owned69.73%52.37%56.34%
 Housing Vacant5.37%6.26%12.45%
 Homes Rented24.90%41.37%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Shrewsbury, MAMarlborough, MAUnited States
 Studio Apartment$880$910$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,020$1,020$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,300$1,250$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,610$1,550$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,810$1,710$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Shrewsbury, MAMarlborough, MAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent2.63%1.20%2.34%
 Vacant Rented0.00%0.58%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale0.00%1.23%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.38%0.44%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation0.00%0.52%3.97%
 Vacant Other2.36%2.29%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Shrewsbury, MAMarlborough, MAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0001.18%2.34%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9991.31%1.55%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9990.26%1.64%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9990.15%0.84%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,9991.18%2.79%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,9992.29%2.40%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,9993.77%3.99%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99922.39%34.71%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,99925.27%27.92%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,99918.10%10.94%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,99920.53%9.90%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9992.37%0.58%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more1.19%0.41%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Shrewsbury, MAMarlborough, MAUnited States
 2010 and newer0.70%0.42%2.03%
 2000 to 200911.84%10.56%14.63%
 1990 to 199917.43%9.70%14.01%
 1980 to 198911.26%15.89%13.70%
 1970 to 197914.21%11.27%15.66%
 1960 to 196917.43%9.70%14.01%
 1950 to 195914.96%10.73%10.63%
 1940 to 19496.99%3.56%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier14.89%23.53%13.09%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Shrewsbury

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