Ashland, Massachusetts 

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Population

17,573

46% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$102,721

Avg. Home Price

$403,100

Best Places to Live in Ashland, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Ashland
Zip Codes: 01721
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ashland is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ashland jobs have increased by 0.98%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ashland's cost of living is 42.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ashland's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Ashland's population is 17,573 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.64%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ashland is $403,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.57%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Ashland public schools spend $13,500 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Ashland. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Ashland

It's a good time to buy in Ashland. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Ashland Real Estate.

The median home price in Ashland is $403,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Ashland   2 Reviews
typical - 1/6/2011
Typical Massachussetts town. Quiet, good schools, very liberal, too high property taxes, constantly on a water... Read More

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Close to Boston, but easil;y affordable - 11/2/2010
Ashland is settled in Middlesex county between the busy Framingham and the high end and expensive Sherborn and Natick. We have the best of both worlds, close to... Read More


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01721
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