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Ayer, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Ayer,MA index of house prices

Total population: 2,868 (All urban)

Houses: 1,371 (1,267 occupied: 583 owner occupied, 830 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

59%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,111 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $837,021.

Median contract rent in 2013: $558 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $671)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $839


Median gross rent in Ayer, MA in 2013: $613

Housing units in Ayer with a mortgage: 338 (37 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 126

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,195

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,173

Median monthly housing costs: $975


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Ayer, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $265,805 (it was $155,400 in 2000)
Ayer:

$265,805
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $200,927 - $406,082
Median year house/condo built: 1945

Median year apartment built: 1943

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,810
  • In family households: 2,203 (457 male householders, 255 female householders)
    547 spouses, 738 children (673 natural, 21 adopted, 44 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 39 other relatives, 64 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 607 (239 male householders (183 living alone)), 266 female householders (246 living alone)), 102 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 197 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 290 2-persons, 210 3-persons, 135 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 429 1-person, 58 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 6 5-persons.

397 married couples with children.
196 single-parent households (40 men, 156 women).

89.2% of residents of Ayer speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
4.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 263 (8.7%)
(67.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 3343 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ayer, Massachusetts:

  • 19no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 963 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no vehicle
  • 1841 vehicle
  • 3022 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

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

  • 104no vehicle
  • 3711 vehicle
  • 1712 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ayer, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 765 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 818 rooms
  • 749+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ayer, Massachusetts:

  • 191 room
  • 512 rooms
  • 2043 rooms
  • 1604 rooms
  • 1305 rooms
  • 666 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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 %

  • Ayer, MA household income distribution

  • Ayer, MA household income distribution
  • 142Less than $10,000
  • 70$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$15,000 to $19,999
  • 77$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 81$30,000 to $34,999
  • 98$35,000 to $39,999
  • 149$40,000 to $44,999
  • 49$45,000 to $49,999
  • 67$50,000 to $59,999
  • 140$60,000 to $74,999
  • 161$75,000 to $99,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Ayer, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Ayer, MA
  • 162Less than $10,000
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 65$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 127$200,000 to $249,999
  • 88$250,000 to $299,999
  • 73$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • 88$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Ayer, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Ayer, MA
  • 59$250 to $299
  • 30$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 21$500 to $549
  • 53$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 118$700 to $749
  • 40$750 to $799
  • 116$800 to $899
  • 28$900 to $999
  • 153$1,000 to $1,249
  • 15$1,500 to $1,999
  • 129$2,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 521995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 221985 to 1989
  • 291980 to 1984
  • 501975 to 1979
  • 211970 to 1974
  • 81965 to 1969
  • 81Before 1965
Ayer commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 99
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 211
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 187
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 127
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 209
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 80
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 231
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 45
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 50
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 108
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 160
  • 90 or more minutes: 26
Ayer, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.3%
Number of people working at home: 28 (1.8% of all workers)

Ayer mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,236 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 142 (9%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Railroad: 59 (4%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (1%)
  • Walked: 55 (4%)
  • Other means: 19 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 457
 Other groups: 388
 Italian: 291
 English: 237
 French (except Basque): 214
 United States or American: 193
 Polish: 120
 French Canadian: 114
 Scotch-Irish: 104
 German: 97
 Portuguese: 48
 Scottish: 44
 European: 32
 Dutch: 29
 Canadian: 22
 Greek: 17
 Finnish: 16
 Brazilian: 14
 Arab:: 14
 Moroccan: 14
 Norwegian: 13
 Hungarian: 11
 Lithuanian: 10
 Albanian: 9
 Armenian: 8
 Swedish: 8

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

  • 18%Korea
  • 14%Pakistan
  • 10%Canada
  • 8%Cambodia
  • 7%Germany
  • 5%Other Northern Africa
  • 5%Brazil

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

  • This state: 2,042
  • Northeast: 313
  • Midwest: 105
  • South: 189
  • West: 57

51% of Ayer residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 343
  • Less than 1 year of college: 41
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 76
  • Associate degree: 89
  • Bachelor's degree: 148
  • Master's degree: 71
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 37
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 435
  • Less than 1 year of college: 75
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 165
  • Associate degree: 93
  • Bachelor's degree: 169
  • Master's degree: 133
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 18.4%Females
Ayer marital status for males
Ayer marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 518
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 274
  • 5 to 9: 184
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 32
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Ayer:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 48.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.7%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

15.9%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)