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Total population: 39,865 (Urban population: 39,532, Rural population: 333 (all nonfarm))

Billerica,MA index of house prices


Houses: 13,058 (12,912 occupied: 10,856 owner occupied, 2,056 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

38%

Housing density: 504 houses/condos per square mile

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,141


Median gross rent in Billerica, MA in 2009: $1,293


Housing units in Billerica with a mortgage: 7,673 (675 second mortgage, 1,307 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,215






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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $368,011 (it was $201,400 in 2000)
Billerica:

$368,011
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $291,263 - $425,813

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $379,829
Here:

$379,829
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $361,917
Here:

$361,917
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $347,896
Here:

$347,896
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $417,473
Here:

$417,473
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,866
Here:

$143,866
State:

$326,862

Mobile homes: $67,533
Here:

$67,533
State:

$71,966

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,725
  • In family households: 34,419 (8,077 male householders, 2,229 female householders)
    8,401 spouses, 13,072 children (12,311 natural, 326 adopted, 435 stepchildren), 586 grandchildren, 281 brothers or sisters, 415 parents, 712 other relatives, 646 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,306 (1,219 male householders (891 living alone)), 1,436 female householders (1,254 living alone)), 651 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,220 (1,094 institutionalized population)

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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Rooms in houses/apartments in Billerica, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 696
  • 5 rooms: 1,482
  • 6 rooms: 2,621
  • 7 rooms: 2,588
  • 8 rooms: 1,623
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,715
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 169
  • 3 rooms: 364
  • 4 rooms: 737
  • 5 rooms: 374
  • 6 rooms: 181
  • 7 rooms: 157
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Billerica, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 220
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,554
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,063
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,446
  • 5+ bedrooms: 573
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 372
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,115
  • 3 bedrooms: 389
  • 4 bedrooms: 114
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Billerica, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 261
  • 1 vehicle: 2,252
  • 2 vehicles: 5,326
  • 3 vehicles: 2,086
  • 4 vehicles: 719
  • 5+ vehicles: 212
  • no vehicle: 172
  • 1 vehicle: 996
  • 2 vehicles: 736
  • 3 vehicles: 119
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 115
  • 1995 to 1998: 633
  • 1990 to 1994: 411
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,547
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,008
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,120
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,683
  • 1940 to 1949: 779
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,762

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Billerica, MA house values

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

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 5
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 7
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 18
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 29
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 33
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 30
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 19
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 33
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 80
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 192
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 257
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 678
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1388
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 3605
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2679
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1825
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 177
  • $1,000,000 or more: 37
 


Billerica rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Billerica:

  • Less than $100: 16 people
  • $100 to $149: 8
  • $150 to $199: 11
  • $200 to $249: 22
  • $250 to $299: 28
  • $300 to $349: 27
  • $350 to $399: 15
  • $400 to $449: 9
  • $450 to $499: 6
  • $500 to $549: 20
  • $550 to $599: 31
  • $600 to $649: 43
  • $650 to $699: 22
  • $700 to $749: 57
  • $750 to $799: 89
  • $800 to $899: 50
  • $900 to $999: 101
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 503
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 521
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 355
  • $2,000 or more: 64
  • No cash rent: 94
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 458
  • 1990 to 1994: 243
  • 1985 to 1989: 199
  • 1980 to 1984: 373
  • 1975 to 1979: 231
  • 1970 to 1974: 166
  • 1970 to 1974: 176
  • 1965 to 1969: 580


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


Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 268
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1431
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2458
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3169
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3089
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1368
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3354
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 647
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 874
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1989
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1231
  • 90 or more minutes: 189
 

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%)

Billerica, MA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 353
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 401
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 421
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 395
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 475
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 400
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 647
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 575
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 498
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1296
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2028
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2615
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1443
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 660
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 487
  • $200,000 or more: 267
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 9381
 Italian: 7605
 English: 3020
 Other groups: 2361
 French (except Basque): 1927
 French Canadian: 1700
 German: 1247
 United States or American: 1165
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 31861
  • Northeast: 2416
  • Midwest: 513
  • South: 874
  • West: 555

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 10.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.7%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 9.4%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 22.8%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $86,864
  • Black householders: $100,893
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $72,107
  • Asian householders: $132,875
  • Some other race householders: $46,856
  • Two or more races householders: $94,476
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $50,449

Billerica marital status for males
Billerica marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $373,127
  • Black or African American householders: $370,569
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $223,840
  • Asian householders: $432,696
  • Some other race householders: $221,830
  • Two or more races householders: $416,799
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $344,439

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,520
  • One, attached: 244
  • Two: 548
  • 3 or 4: 232
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 330
  • 20 to 49: 830
  • 50 or more: 150
  • Mobile homes: 97

Median worth of mobile homes: $68,239


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Billerica:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Billerica
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.0%)
  • Electricity (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (73.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.2%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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