Wakefield in Middlesex county, Massachusetts

Wakefield

Welcome to Wakefield

Located in Middlesex county, Massachusetts, Wakefield is a wonderful place to live.

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Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$520K
4.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$527K
2.5 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
71
25.3 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$285K
13.6 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$307K
11.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
95
5.0 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 9.21 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 3,701.8
Household Size (people) 2.47
Households w/ Children 27.65 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.90 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $813
One Bedroom $971
Two Bedroom $1,209
Three Bedroom $1,500
Four Bedroom $1,658

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 27,229
Households: 10,935
Median Age: 43.41

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $86,742)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
1030 MAIN ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

DOLBEARE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
340 LOWELL ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

WALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: 1-4
18 DAVIDSON RD
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

WOODVILLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
30 FARM ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER AT THE DOYLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
11 PAUL AVE
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

Public Middle

School

GALVIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
525 MAIN ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

Public High

School

NORTHEAST METRO REGIONAL VOCATIONAL
Grades: 9-12
100 HEMLOCK RD
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

WAKEFIELD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
60 FARM ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

Private/Catholic

School

NAZARETH ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
27 CORDIS ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

ODYSSEY DAY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
2 AUDUBON RD
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

ST JOSEPH SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
15 GOULD ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

THE CHILDREN S GATHERING
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
101 CEDAR ST
WAKEFIELD, MA 01880

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Commuting to and from Wakefield

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Featured Listings

22 Bennett Street B, Wakefield, MA 01880
$349,000

22 Bennett Street B,
Wakefield, MA 01880

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
175 North Avenue 313, Wakefield, MA 01880
$479,900

175 North Avenue 313,
Wakefield, MA 01880

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
13 Shady Avenue, Wakefield, MA 01880
$369,000

13 Shady Avenue,
Wakefield, MA 01880

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
15 Lafayette Street 4, Wakefield, MA 01880
$249,900

15 Lafayette Street 4,
Wakefield, MA 01880

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
24 Cedar Street, Wakefield, MA 01880
$574,998

24 Cedar Street,
Wakefield, MA 01880

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
186 Vernon Street 2, Wakefield, MA 01880
$199,900

186 Vernon Street 2,
Wakefield, MA 01880

1 bedroom, 1 bath
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