Middlesex County, Massachusetts 

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Population

1,585,140

13% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Best Places to Live in Middlesex County, 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


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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton
City: Lowell, Cambridge, 59 total
Zip Codes: 02148, 02155, 02149, 01801, 01752, 01702, 02138, 02139, 01760, 02472, 83 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Middlesex County is 3.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Middlesex County jobs have increased by 1.27%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Middlesex County's cost of living is 59.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Middlesex County's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Middlesex County's population is 1,585,140 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.47%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Middlesex County is $454,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.96%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Middlesex County public schools spend $16,270 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Middlesex County. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Middlesex

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MAPS OF MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Middlesex,Massachusetts County Map
ZIP CODES IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
02148, 02155, 02149, 01801, 01752, 01702, 02138, 02139, 01760, 02472, 83 total