Monson, Massachusetts 

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Population

8,803

+3.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$66,389

Median Home Price

$239,700

Best Places to Live in Monson, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Monson, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Museums
-Cost of living
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Monson
 $249,413 
1 Thayer Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1276 SqFt
 $330,000 
28 Ayers Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2288 SqFt
 $399,000 
179 Fenton / Boston Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1444 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Monson
Zip Codes: 01057
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monson is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monson jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monson's cost of living is 0.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Monson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Monson, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hampden county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Monson's population is 8,803 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monson is $239,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Monson public schools spend $13,345 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Monson. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN MONSON
$249,413
1 Thayer Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$330,000
28 Ayers Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$399,000
179 Fenton / Boston Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$317,900
269 Hovey Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$509,000
160 Hovey Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$264,900
68 Cote Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$415,000
114 Maxwell Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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