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Billerica,MA index of house prices

Total population: 40,243 (Urban population: 38,620, Rural population: 325 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 14,161 (13,653 occupied: 11,493 owner occupied, 2,169 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

16%
State:

38%

Housing density: 547 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $450,259.

Median contract rent in 2016: $842 (lower quartile is $653, upper quartile is $992)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,463


Median gross rent in Billerica, MA in 2016: $897

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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Billerica, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $393,488 (it was $201,400 in 2000)
Billerica:

$393,488
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $312,591 - $487,146

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,447,673
  • In family households: 1,161,600 (250,263 male householders, 116,393 female householders)
    287,332 spouses, 410,462 children (392,286 natural, 9,871 adopted, 8,305 stepchildren), 16,644 grandchildren, 14,569 brothers or sisters, 15,064 parents, 15,023 other relatives, 25,838 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 286,073 (95,244 male householders (67,197 living alone)), 118,788 female householders (94,319 living alone)), 72,041 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 55,412 (13,773 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

252,928 married couples with children.
55,356 single-parent households (9,721 men, 45,635 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: 3,653 (8.6%)
(64.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

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
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Billerica, Massachusetts:

  • 49no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 1,1152 bedrooms
  • 3893 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population
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
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population

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

  • 172no vehicle
  • 9961 vehicle
  • 7362 vehicles
  • 1193 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population
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
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population

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
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Billerica, MA household income distribution

  • 256Less than $10,000
  • 295$10,000 to $14,999
  • 340$15,000 to $19,999
  • 293$20,000 to $24,999
  • 307$25,000 to $29,999
  • 267$30,000 to $34,999
  • 453$35,000 to $39,999
  • 360$40,000 to $44,999
  • 306$45,000 to $49,999
  • 897$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,418$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,359$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,737$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,172$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,244$150,000 to $199,999
  • 845$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
Note: State values scaled to Billerica population
Billerica commuting: travel time to work

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
Billerica, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,338 (5.8% of all workers)

Billerica mode of transportation to work chart

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
 Unclassified or not reported: 4,212
 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
 Lebanese: 147
 Lithuanian: 143
 Dutch: 134
 Norwegian: 116
 Russian: 106
 Other Arab: 103
 British: 66
 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
 Swiss: 20
 Albanian: 18
 Iranian: 17
 Brazilian: 14
 Israeli: 14
 Serbian: 10
 Icelander: 10
 Jamaican: 10
 Czech: 9
 Romanian: 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:

  • This state: 31,861
  • Other state: 4,358
  • Northeast: 2,416
  • 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

Billerica marital status for males
Billerica marital status for females

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: $54,602

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.5%

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%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (73.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.2%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

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)