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Boxborough, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $784,757 (it was $336,600 in 2000)
Boxborough:

$784,757
Massachusetts:

$418,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $628,988 - $996,104

Boxborough,MA index of house prices

Total population: 4,996 (Urban population: 4,708, Rural population: 160 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,132 (2,021 occupied: 1,430 owner occupied, 592 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%

Housing density: 206 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $511,548.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,566 (lower quartile is $1,331, upper quartile is $1,768)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,834


Median gross rent in Boxborough, MA in 2019: $1,638

Housing units in Boxborough with a mortgage: 858 (88 second mortgage, 127 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 170

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Boxborough, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents

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, foster children, 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)

252,928 married couples with children.
55,356 single-parent households (9,721 men, 45,635 women).

86.9% of residents of Boxborough speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
6.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
5.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 954 (17.8%)
(40.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • 0no bedroom
  • 751 bedroom
  • 2132 bedrooms
  • 3553 bedrooms
  • 6024 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • 26no bedroom
  • 2451 bedroom
  • 2192 bedrooms
  • 483 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Boxborough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boxborough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 2631 vehicle
  • 8132 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Boxborough in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boxborough in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14no vehicle
  • 2791 vehicle
  • 2242 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 623 rooms
  • 1074 rooms
  • 1125 rooms
  • 1086 rooms
  • 1737 rooms
  • 3938 rooms
  • 3469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • 201 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 1974 rooms
  • 975 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Boxborough, MA
  • Boxborough, MA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Boxborough, MA in 2019
  • 34,927Less than $10,000
  • 43,511$10,000 to $19,999
  • 40,299$20,000 to $29,999
  • 39,693$30,000 to $39,999
  • 44,406$40,000 to $49,999
  • 43,519$50,000 to $59,999
  • 66,678$60,000 to $74,999
  • 99,703$75,000 to $99,999
  • 88,127$100,000 to $124,999
  • 79,293$125,000 to $149,999
  • 114,345$150,000 to $199,999
  • 187,667$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.7%
Number of people working at home: 196 (6.2% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 30
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 183
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 190
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 416
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 323
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 119
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 322
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 140
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 112
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 389
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 247
  • 90 or more minutes: 80

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,293 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 161 (5.9%)
  • Railroad: 66 (2.4%)
  • Walked: 31 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 159 (5.9%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Boxborough, Massachusetts
  • 1441995 to March 2000
  • 1051990 to 1994
  • 1061985 to 1989
  • 1151980 to 1984
  • 671975 to 1979
  • 221970 to 1974
  • 421965 to 1969
  • 13Before 1965
Ancestries in Boxborough, MA <small>(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)</small>

First ancestries reported:

  • Other: 1,229 (20.9%)
  • Irish: 977 (16.6%)
  • English: 816 (13.9%)
  • German: 651 (11.1%)
  • Italian: 439 (7.5%)
  • United States: 290 (4.9%)
  • Scottish: 211 (3.6%)
  • French Canadian: 205 (3.5%)
  • Polish: 185 (3.1%)
  • French: 158 (2.7%)
  • Russian: 133 (2.3%)
  • Arab: 87 (1.5%)
  • Greek: 80 (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 77 (1.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 76 (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 75 (1.3%)
  • Portuguese: 66 (1.1%)
  • Norwegian: 40 (0.7%)
  • Danish: 28 (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 28 (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 21 (0.4%)
  • West Indian: 8 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 5 (0.08%)

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

India
Boxborough:

26.2% (161)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (28,086)

United Kingdom
Boxborough:

15.5% (95)
Massachusetts:

3.3% (25,403)

Canada
Boxborough:

8.8% (54)
Massachusetts:

5.2% (40,247)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Boxborough:

8.1% (50)
Massachusetts:

5.1% (39,255)

Taiwan
Boxborough:

6.2% (38)
Massachusetts:

0.9% (7,258)

Hong Kong
Boxborough:

3.4% (21)
Massachusetts:

1.0% (7,937)

Korea
Boxborough:

3.1% (19)
Massachusetts:

1.7% (13,456)

Lebanon
Boxborough:

2.8% (17)
Massachusetts:

0.9% (6,691)

Iran
Boxborough:

2.6% (16)
Massachusetts:

0.6% (4,416)

Other Northern Africa
Boxborough:

2.6% (16)
Massachusetts:

0.5% (3,810)

Italy
Boxborough:

2.4% (15)
Massachusetts:

3.7% (28,319)

Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
Boxborough:

2.0% (12)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (417)

Chile
Boxborough:

2.0% (12)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (1,617)

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

  • This state: 2,416
  • Other state: 1,808
  • Northeast: 1,077
  • Midwest: 261
  • South: 274
  • West: 196

57% of Boxborough residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 110
  • Less than 1 year of college: 41
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 156
  • Associate degree: 63
  • Bachelor's degree: 562
  • Master's degree: 450
  • Professional school degree: 51
  • Doctorate degree: 127
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 143
  • Less than 1 year of college: 63
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 145
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 676
  • Master's degree: 333
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 16
Educational Attainment for Females
Boxborough marital status for males
Boxborough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,081
  • One, attached: 106
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 404
  • 20 to 49: 181
  • 50 or more: 27
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.3%
Year householders moved into residence in Boxborough
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boxborough, MA
  • 55.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boxborough, MA
  • 85.2%Electricity
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

6.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

15.7%
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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability