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Abington, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Abington,MA index of house prices

Total population: 15,985 (Urban population: 14,605, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 6,561 (6,282 occupied: 4,218 owner occupied, 2,077 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

38%

Housing density: 660 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $356,136.

Median contract rent in 2016: $644 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $755)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $603


Median gross rent in Abington, MA in 2016: $676

Housing units in Abington with a mortgage: 3,034 (33 second mortgage, 493 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,184

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $102,724

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,838

Median monthly housing costs: $1,422


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Abington, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $327,153 (it was $178,900 in 2000)
Abington:

$327,153
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $258,911 - $405,048

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $335,122
Here:

$335,122
State:

$451,214

Townhouses or other attached units: $472,355
Here:

$472,355
State:

$418,838

In 2-unit structures: $294,042
Here:

$294,042
State:

$444,053

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,439
Here:

$319,439
State:

$427,048

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,030
Here:

$217,030
State:

$429,965
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,416
  • In family households: 14,010 (1,992 male householders, 2,308 female householders)
    3,242 spouses, 5,175 children (4,950 natural, 74 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 330 grandchildren, 284 brothers or sisters, 295 parents, 206 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,358 (765 male householders (664 living alone)), 1,231 female householders (1,030 living alone)), 368 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 82

Size of family households: 1,949 2-persons, 921 3-persons, 907 4-persons, 329 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,695 1-person, 272 2-persons, 32 3-persons.

2,402 married couples with children.
415 single-parent households (101 men, 314 women).

90.8% of residents of Abington speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,273 (7.8%)
(67.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Abington, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 1,0632 bedrooms
  • 1,9713 bedrooms
  • 9054 bedrooms
  • 1805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Abington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abington, Massachusetts:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 8281 bedroom
  • 1,0352 bedrooms
  • 1803 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Abington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Abington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 63no vehicle
  • 1,1931 vehicle
  • 1,9592 vehicles
  • 6723 vehicles
  • 2244 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Abington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Abington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 135no vehicle
  • 1,1601 vehicle
  • 7392 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Abington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Abington, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1053 rooms
  • 3654 rooms
  • 7705 rooms
  • 9646 rooms
  • 7047 rooms
  • 7608 rooms
  • 5559+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Abington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Abington, Massachusetts:

  • 381 room
  • 1592 rooms
  • 7223 rooms
  • 6644 rooms
  • 2805 rooms
  • 2236 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Abington population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Abington, MA household income distribution

  • Abington, MA household income distribution
  • 136Less than $10,000
  • 162$10,000 to $14,999
  • 203$15,000 to $19,999
  • 209$20,000 to $24,999
  • 159$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 150$35,000 to $39,999
  • 247$40,000 to $44,999
  • 352$45,000 to $49,999
  • 557$50,000 to $59,999
  • 565$60,000 to $74,999
  • 895$75,000 to $99,999
  • 846$100,000 to $124,999
  • 621$125,000 to $149,999
  • 571$150,000 to $199,999
  • 361$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Abington, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Abington, MA
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 56$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 47$150,000 to $174,999
  • 165$175,000 to $199,999
  • 547$200,000 to $249,999
  • 799$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,404$300,000 to $399,999
  • 591$400,000 to $499,999
  • 291$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Abington, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Abington, MA
  • 47Less than $100
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 38$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 44$300 to $349
  • 60$400 to $449
  • 11$450 to $499
  • 57$500 to $549
  • 117$600 to $649
  • 49$700 to $749
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 197$800 to $899
  • 263$900 to $999
  • 429$1,000 to $1,249
  • 288$1,250 to $1,499
  • 346$1,500 to $1,999
  • 45$2,000 to $2,499
  • 24No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3362010 or later
  • 3652000 to 2009
  • 1421990 to 1999
  • 1431980 to 1989
  • 601970 to 1979
  • 135Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Abington population
Abington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 133
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 510
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 846
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,191
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,247
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 437
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,189
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 307
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 332
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 995
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,073
  • 90 or more minutes: 512
Abington, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 40.8%
Number of people working at home: 263 (2.9% of all workers)

Abington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,511 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 491 (11%)
  • Taxi: 83 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 46 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 263 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 2,052
 Italian: 953
 Brazilian: 468
 English: 372
 American: 338
 French Canadian: 326
 Scottish: 219
 Egyptian: 206
 German: 153
 Polish: 153
 Latvian: 82
 Canadian: 79
 Portuguese: 53
 Scotch-Irish: 48
 Northern European: 48
 French (except Basque): 42
 South African: 37
 Welsh: 33
 Cape Verdean: 23
 Swedish: 23
 Ukrainian: 17
 European: 16
 Eastern European: 15
 British: 14
 Finnish: 13
 Norwegian: 12
 Russian: 11
 Haitian: 11
 Barbadian: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Lebanese: 6
 Lithuanian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 30%Brazil
  • 19%India
  • 9%Canada
  • 7%Egypt
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%South Africa
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,191
  • Other state: 1,677
  • Northeast: 811
  • Midwest: 200
  • South: 385
  • West: 305

89% of Abington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Massachusetts.

Abington:

88.8%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 65
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 90
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,774
  • Less than 1 year of college: 306
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 676
  • Associate degree: 442
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,393
  • Master's degree: 347
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 95
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 92
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,799
  • Less than 1 year of college: 586
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 912
  • Associate degree: 805
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,297
  • Master's degree: 467
  • Professional school degree: 30
  • Doctorate degree: 45

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17.9%Females
Abington marital status for males
Abington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,662
  • One, attached: 319
  • Two: 399
  • 3 or 4: 745
  • 5 to 9: 485
  • 10 to 19: 721
  • 20 to 49: 74
  • 50 or more: 195
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Abington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Abington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (45.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45.3%)
  • Electricity (4.4%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (44.5%)
  • Electricity (39.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Solar energy (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 171
Here:

11.6%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 116
Here:

15.0%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 179
Here:

28.4%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)