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Holliston, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Holliston,MA index of house prices

Total population: 13,547 (Urban population: 13,168, Rural population: 633 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,868 (4,795 occupied: 4,357 owner occupied, 671 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

38%

Housing density: 260 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $407,418.

Median contract rent in 2015: $677 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $801)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $908


Median gross rent in Holliston, MA in 2015: $738

Housing units in Holliston with a mortgage: 3,122 (194 second mortgage, 630 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 664



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Holliston, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $434,937 (it was $235,800 in 2000)
Holliston:

$434,937
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $353,032 - $584,736

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,760
  • In family households: 12,566 (3,151 male householders, 684 female householders)
    3,371 spouses, 5,004 children (4,776 natural, 159 adopted, 69 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 52 brothers or sisters, 64 parents, 70 other relatives, 125 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,194 (365 male householders (338 living alone)), 603 female householders (448 living alone)), 226 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 41 (37 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,298 2-persons, 882 3-persons, 1,094 4-persons, 499 5-persons, 62 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 786 1-person, 146 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 6 5-persons.

3,598 married couples with children.
407 single-parent households (98 men, 309 women).

92.8% of residents of Holliston speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
4.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 731 (5.3%)
(67.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 3102 bedrooms
  • 2,0233 bedrooms
  • 1,5414 bedrooms
  • 1725+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Holliston, Massachusetts:

  • 18no bedroom
  • 2631 bedroom
  • 2142 bedrooms
  • 1353 bedrooms
  • 264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 33no vehicle
  • 6741 vehicle
  • 2,4852 vehicles
  • 7363 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population

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

  • 110no vehicle
  • 3361 vehicle
  • 1992 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Holliston, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 1174 rooms
  • 2965 rooms
  • 6866 rooms
  • 8717 rooms
  • 1,1548 rooms
  • 9329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Holliston, Massachusetts:

  • 91 room
  • 1112 rooms
  • 1633 rooms
  • 1504 rooms
  • 825 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 487 rooms
  • 228 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Holliston, MA household income distribution

  • 189Less than $10,000
  • 139$10,000 to $14,999
  • 109$15,000 to $19,999
  • 115$20,000 to $24,999
  • 137$25,000 to $29,999
  • 142$30,000 to $34,999
  • 214$35,000 to $39,999
  • 117$40,000 to $44,999
  • 160$45,000 to $49,999
  • 386$50,000 to $59,999
  • 534$60,000 to $74,999
  • 881$75,000 to $99,999
  • 538$100,000 to $124,999
  • 452$125,000 to $149,999
  • 391$150,000 to $199,999
  • 299$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 781995 to March 2000
  • 441990 to 1994
  • 1531985 to 1989
  • 551980 to 1984
  • 1191975 to 1979
  • 361970 to 1974
  • 371965 to 1969
  • 209Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Holliston population
Holliston commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 158
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 557
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 460
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 630
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 812
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 511
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 872
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 397
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 294
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 998
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 718
  • 90 or more minutes: 202
Holliston, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 65.1%
Number of people working at home: 333 (4.8% of all workers)

Holliston mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,921 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 376 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 180 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 42 (1%)
  • Other means: 23 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 2,758
 Italian: 2,004
 English: 1,657
 German: 762
 United States or American: 730
 Other groups: 543
 Polish: 451
 French (except Basque): 364
 French Canadian: 342
 Russian: 268
 Swedish: 263
 Scottish: 224
 Scotch-Irish: 140
 Portuguese: 130
 Norwegian: 110
 Hungarian: 103
 European: 102
 Canadian: 91
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 83
 Haitian: 78
 Greek: 74
 Swiss: 65
 Welsh: 64
 Arab:: 60
 Armenian: 57
 Eastern European: 53
 British: 49
 Finnish: 46
 Scandinavian: 45
 Albanian: 45
 Ukrainian: 44
 Danish: 44
 Lithuanian: 39
 Iranian: 36
 Northern European: 35
 Dutch: 28
 Lebanese: 22
 Belgian: 21
 Brazilian: 19
 Slovak: 17
 Syrian: 16
 Arab/Arabic: 15
 Latvian: 10
 Serbian: 8
 Austrian: 7
 Other Arab: 7
 Czech: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Australian: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 3
 Romanian: 3

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

  • 23%Canada
  • 16%United Kingdom
  • 5%Italy
  • 5%Haiti
  • 5%Brazil
  • 4%Portugal
  • 4%Korea

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

  • This state: 9,286
  • Northeast: 2,178
  • Midwest: 624
  • South: 516
  • West: 378

70% of Holliston residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 23
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 788
  • Less than 1 year of college: 202
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 664
  • Associate degree: 234
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,363
  • Master's degree: 644
  • Professional school degree: 140
  • Doctorate degree: 125

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 768
  • Less than 1 year of college: 271
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 735
  • Associate degree: 492
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,521
  • Master's degree: 626
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 68

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.5%Females
Holliston marital status for males
Holliston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,178
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 90
  • 3 or 4: 203
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 49
  • 50 or more: 181
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Holliston:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 24.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 164
Here:

37.3%
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)