Townsend, Massachusetts 

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Population

9,418

+6.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$82,674

Median Home Price

$295,600

Best Places to Live in Townsend, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Townsend, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Townsend
 $410,000 
6 Hillside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3569 SqFt
 $240,000 
85 Tyler Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 869 SqFt
 $315,999 
11 Maplewood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1515 SqFt

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).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Townsend
Zip Codes: 01469 01474
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Townsend is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Townsend jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Townsend's cost of living is 16.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Townsend's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Townsend's population is 9,418 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Townsend is $295,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Townsend public schools spend $13,124 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Townsend. More Education


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Housing Market in Townsend

It's a good time to buy in Townsend. Home Appreciation is up 3.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Townsend Real Estate

The median home price in Townsend is $295,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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01469 01474

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NEW LISTINGS IN TOWNSEND
$410,000
6 Hillside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$240,000
85 Tyler Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$315,999
11 Maplewood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$315,000
10 Coppersmith Way
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$315,000
327 Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$225,000
41 Ash St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$339,900
8 New Fitchburg Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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