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Abington,MA index of house prices


Houses: 5,348 (5,263 occupied: 3,779 owner occupied, 1,484 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

27%

Housing density: 538 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $342,737.


Median contract rent in 2009: $952 (lower quartile is $576, upper quartile is $1,225)


Median gross rent in Abington, MA in 2009: $1,060


Housing units in Abington with a mortgage: 2,563 (153 second mortgage, 431 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 804


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $97,806


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,181


Median monthly housing costs: $1,562





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Abington, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $339,327 (it was $178,900 in 2000)
Abington:

$339,327
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $269,868 - $427,428

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $302,366
Here:

$302,366
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $136,506
Here:

$136,506
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $369,290
Here:

$369,290
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $226,429
Here:

$226,429
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,228
Here:

$365,228
State:

$326,862

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,414
  • In family households: 12,589 (2,991 male householders, 777 female householders)
    3,091 spouses, 5,023 children (4,782 natural, 117 adopted, 124 stepchildren), 241 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 150 other relatives, 143 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,825 (592 male householders (450 living alone)), 900 female householders (767 living alone)), 333 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 191 (189 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,338 2-persons, 865 3-persons, 899 4-persons, 450 5-persons, 156 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,217 1-person, 245 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

2,911 married couples with children.
563 single-parent households (135 men, 428 women).

95.4% of residents of Abington speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 386 (2.6%)
(64.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Abington, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 86
  • 4 rooms: 269
  • 5 rooms: 565
  • 6 rooms: 806
  • 7 rooms: 844
  • 8 rooms: 745
  • 9 or more rooms: 464
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 167
  • 3 rooms: 529
  • 4 rooms: 401
  • 5 rooms: 178
  • 6 rooms: 105
  • 7 rooms: 40
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 20
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Abington, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 106
  • 2 bedrooms: 728
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,860
  • 4 bedrooms: 894
  • 5+ bedrooms: 191
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 742
  • 2 bedrooms: 490
  • 3 bedrooms: 158
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Abington, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 151
  • 1 vehicle: 872
  • 2 vehicles: 1,812
  • 3 vehicles: 677
  • 4 vehicles: 228
  • 5+ vehicles: 39
  • no vehicle: 179
  • 1 vehicle: 848
  • 2 vehicles: 411
  • 3 vehicles: 39
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 128
  • 2000 to 2004: 567
  • 1990 to 1999: 474
  • 1980 to 1989: 577
  • 1970 to 1979: 725
  • 1960 to 1969: 730
  • 1950 to 1959: 968
  • 1940 to 1949: 384
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,866

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Abington, MA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Abington, MA:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 0
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 0
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 3
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 5
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 6
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 16
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 33
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 67
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 138
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 494
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 685
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1236
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 649
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 410
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 19
  • $1,000,000 or more: 13
 


Abington rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Abington:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 30
  • $200 to $249: 91
  • $250 to $299: 11
  • $300 to $349: 61
  • $350 to $399: 94
  • $400 to $449: 54
  • $450 to $499: 10
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 29
  • $600 to $649: 19
  • $650 to $699: 11
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 9
  • $800 to $899: 87
  • $900 to $999: 184
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 373
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 184
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 287
  • $2,000 or more: 25
  • No cash rent: 82
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 30
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1985 to 1989: 82
  • 1980 to 1984: 61
  • 1975 to 1979: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 129


Abington, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.8%
Number of people working at home: 97 (1.2% of all workers)


Abington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 121
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 733
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1045
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 998
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1021
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 450
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1011
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 218
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 334
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 813
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 767
  • 90 or more minutes: 245
 


Abington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,551 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 574 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 147 (2%)
  • Railroad: 306 (4%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 105 (1%)
  • Other means: 18 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (1%)
 


Abington, MA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 262
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 249
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 237
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 260
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 219
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 290
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 265
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 207
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 263
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 507
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 686
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 884
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 464
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 322
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 105
  • $200,000 or more: 40
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4419
 Italian: 1737
 English: 1173
 United States or American: 505
 French (except Basque): 421
 Scotch-Irish: 401
 French Canadian: 393
 Polish: 387
 German: 378
 Other groups: 377
 Swedish: 288
 Scottish: 258
 Portuguese: 176
 Lithuanian: 132
 Greek: 130
 Canadian: 117
 Arab:: 95
 Lebanese: 80
 Finnish: 65
 Subsaharan African:: 55
 Cape Verdean: 55
 Dutch: 51
 Norwegian: 45
 Eastern European: 44
 Armenian: 41
 Belgian: 26
 Russian: 22
 Czech: 19
 Ukrainian: 18
 Welsh: 18
 Celtic: 17
 European: 13
 British: 9
 Slovak: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Syrian: 8
 Brazilian: 7
 Hungarian: 7
 Swiss: 7
 Egyptian: 7
 Latvian: 6
 Austrian: 6


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



  • Canada (12%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Ireland (8%)
  • Brazil (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Other Western Africa (7%)
  • Germany (6%)


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

  • This state: 12986
  • Northeast: 834
  • Midwest: 150
  • South: 128
  • West: 72

70% of Abington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 80
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 176
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,597
  • Less than 1 year of college: 319
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 680
  • Associate degree: 439
  • Bachelor's degree: 761
  • Master's degree: 211
  • Professional school degree: 33
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 38
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 158
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,944
  • Less than 1 year of college: 450
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 608
  • Associate degree: 647
  • Bachelor's degree: 814
  • Master's degree: 285
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.2%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 33.3%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $73,190
  • Black householders: $26,577
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $60,735
  • Asian householders: $151,034
  • Some other race householders: $38,793
  • Two or more races householders: $82,153
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $89,669
Abington household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Abington household income for Black householders
Abington household income for Asian householders

Abington marital status for males
Abington marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $339,705
  • Black or African American householders: $1,037,326
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $213,383
  • Asian householders: $400,401
  • Some other race householders: $213,383
  • Two or more races householders: $274,647
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $355,638

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,512
  • One, attached: 177
  • Two: 404
  • 3 or 4: 395
  • 5 to 9: 426
  • 10 to 19: 150
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 181
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $407,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Abington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Abington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63.8%)
  • Utility gas (30.2%)
  • Electricity (4.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34.0%)
  • Utility gas (33.5%)
  • Electricity (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 181
Here:

22.0%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

31.9%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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