Athol (zip 01331), Massachusetts 

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Population

13,307

+0.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$51,002

Median Home Price

$250,800

Median Age

44.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.2

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Athol (zip 01331), Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01331 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Worcester County
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Athol (zip 01331)
Cost of Living: -7.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

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Athol, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Educated population
Local arts and culture
Central location
Cons
Economy
Harsh winters
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Worcester Metro Area

Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts. From its roots in the Industrial Revolution, it is evolving into a diverse research, manufacturing, and technology center, featuring a significant health care presence and a large biotechnology research park. The downtown is being gradually restored and modernized. Origins as a cultural center continue with the area’s many small museums and colleges, as well as a good set of small performing arts amenities. Mountain areas to the west and lakes mainly north offer good recreation opportunities. Cost of living is influenced by more expensive areas east and is high for local income levels.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Athol (zip 01331) is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athol (zip 01331) jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athol (zip 01331)'s cost of living is 7.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athol (zip 01331)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01331 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Worcester county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.6% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Athol (zip 01331)'s population is 13,307 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athol (zip 01331) is Real Estate: $250,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%.

SCHOOLS
Athol (zip 01331) public schools spend $16,335 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Athol (zip 01331). More Education



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Housing Market in Athol

It's a good time to buy in Athol. Home Appreciation is up 25.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Athol is $250,800.
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Athol, Ma - 1/19/2012
Athol, is a very small town but is quickly growing because of its low cost of living. There is many opportunities, but there is a slight drug problem among teens and... Read More

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