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Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $333,414 (it was $201,400 in 2000)
Billerica:

$333,414
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $267,832 - $421,709

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,725

Size of family households: 3,428 2-persons, 2,405 3-persons, 2,597 4-persons, 1,209 5-persons, 532 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,145 1-person, 428 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 17 5-persons.

7,950 married couples with children.
1,208 single-parent households (265 men, 943 women).

90.4% of residents of Billerica speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,426 (6.2%)
(54.2% 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:

4.1
State:

4.0

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 1,5542 bedrooms
  • 6,0633 bedrooms
  • 2,4464 bedrooms
  • 5735+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Billerica, Massachusetts:

  • 49no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 1,1152 bedrooms
  • 3893 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 261no vehicle
  • 2,2521 vehicle
  • 5,3262 vehicles
  • 2,0863 vehicles
  • 7194 vehicles
  • 2125+ vehicles

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

  • 172no vehicle
  • 9961 vehicle
  • 7362 vehicles
  • 1193 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Billerica, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1043 rooms
  • 6964 rooms
  • 1,4825 rooms
  • 2,6216 rooms
  • 2,5887 rooms
  • 1,6238 rooms
  • 1,7159+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Billerica, Massachusetts:

  • 331 room
  • 1692 rooms
  • 3643 rooms
  • 7374 rooms
  • 3745 rooms
  • 1816 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 259+ rooms

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Billerica, MA household income distribution

  • Billerica, MA household income distribution
  • 353Less than $10,000
  • 401$10,000 to $14,999
  • 421$15,000 to $19,999
  • 395$20,000 to $24,999
  • 475$25,000 to $29,999
  • 400$30,000 to $34,999
  • 647$35,000 to $39,999
  • 575$40,000 to $44,999
  • 498$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,296$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,028$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,615$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,443$100,000 to $124,999
  • 660$125,000 to $149,999
  • 487$150,000 to $199,999
  • 267$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4581995 to March 2000
  • 2431990 to 1994
  • 1991985 to 1989
  • 3731980 to 1984
  • 2311975 to 1979
  • 1661970 to 1974
  • 1761965 to 1969
  • 580Before 1965

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 268
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,431
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,458
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,169
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,089
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,368
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,354
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 647
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 874
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,989
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,231
  • 90 or more minutes: 189

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.4%
Number of people working at home: 359 (1.8% of all workers)

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 17,866 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,503 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 168 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 33 (0%)
  • Railroad: 250 (1%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 137 (1%)
  • Other means: 84 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 359 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 9,381
 Italian: 7,605
 English: 3,020
 Other groups: 2,361
 French (except Basque): 1,927
 French Canadian: 1,700
 German: 1,247
 United States or American: 1,165
 Portuguese: 930
 Polish: 918
 Scottish: 856
 Scotch-Irish: 661
 Swedish: 509
 Greek: 362
 Canadian: 336
 Armenian: 313
 Arab:: 271
 Lebanese: 147
 Lithuanian: 143
 Dutch: 134
 Norwegian: 116
 Russian: 106
 Other Arab: 103
 British: 66
 Subsaharan African:: 64
 European: 63
 Danish: 59
 Hungarian: 48
 Finnish: 45
 African: 40
 Belgian: 39
 Ukrainian: 34
 Slovak: 31
 Austrian: 28
 Welsh: 27
 Cape Verdean: 24
 Northern European: 23
 Arab/Arabic: 21
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 20
 Swiss: 20
 Albanian: 18
 Iranian: 17
 Brazilian: 14
 Israeli: 14
 Icelander: 10
 Serbian: 10
 Jamaican: 10
 Romanian: 9
 Czech: 9
 Dutch West Indian: 7
 Eastern European: 4
 Barbadian: 3

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

  • 13%Canada
  • 10%India
  • 9%Portugal
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Italy
  • 6%Cambodia
  • 4%Pakistan

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

68% of Billerica residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 63
  • 7th and 8th grade: 154
  • 9th grade: 251
  • 10th grade: 273
  • 11th grade: 303
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 471
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,522
  • Less than 1 year of college: 929
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,764
  • Associate degree: 1,046
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,993
  • Master's degree: 814
  • Professional school degree: 138
  • Doctorate degree: 196

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 184
  • 9th grade: 92
  • 10th grade: 252
  • 11th grade: 309
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 374
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,979
  • Less than 1 year of college: 953
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,564
  • Associate degree: 1,340
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,092
  • Master's degree: 678
  • Professional school degree: 101
  • Doctorate degree: 92

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 22.8%Females
Billerica marital status for males
Billerica marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Billerica:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 192
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 525
Here:

33.7%
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)