West Townsend (zip 01474), Massachusetts 

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Population

1,966

-7.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$95,587

Median Home Price

$373,500

Median Age

44.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.5

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in West Townsend (zip 01474), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01474 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: West Townsend (zip 01474)
Cost of Living: 16.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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West Townsend, 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
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Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
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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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Townsend (zip 01474) is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Townsend (zip 01474) jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Townsend (zip 01474)'s cost of living is 16.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Townsend (zip 01474)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01474 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Townsend (zip 01474)'s population is 1,966 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 7.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Townsend (zip 01474) is Real Estate: $373,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

SCHOOLS
West Townsend (zip 01474) 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 West Townsend (zip 01474). More Education



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Housing Market in West Townsend

It's a good time to buy in West Townsend. Home Appreciation is up 15.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in West Townsend is $373,500.
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