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Total population: 1,760 (Urban population: 888, Rural population: 737 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 855 (795 occupied: 649 owner occupied, 144 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

38%

Housing density: 224 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $153,273.

Median contract rent in 2016: $876 (lower quartile is $1,056, upper quartile is $1,256)


Median gross rent in Lunenburg, MA in 2016: $1,234

Housing units in Lunenburg with a mortgage: 431 (0 second mortgage, 188 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 219

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $133,088

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,754

Median monthly housing costs: $1,559


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Lunenburg, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $258,025 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Lunenburg:

$258,025
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $212,504 - $387,485
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,041
  • In family households: 1,373 (233 male householders, 212 female householders)
    381 spouses, 401 children (391 natural, 0 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 30 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 683 (212 male householders (137 living alone)), 144 female householders (69 living alone)), 323 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5

Size of family households: 211 2-persons, 116 3-persons, 88 4-persons, 29 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 202 1-person, 71 2-persons, 82 4-persons.

236 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households (0 men, 0 women).

90.0% of residents of Lunenburg speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 150 (7.3%)
(70.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 1562 bedrooms
  • 2003 bedrooms
  • 2724 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lunenburg, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 742 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1791 vehicle
  • 3242 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 652 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lunenburg, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 334 rooms
  • 1045 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 1608 rooms
  • 1339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lunenburg, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 694 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 636 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lunenburg, MA household income distribution

  • Lunenburg, MA household income distribution
  • 40Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $44,999
  • 22$45,000 to $49,999
  • 74$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $74,999
  • 99$75,000 to $99,999
  • 156$100,000 to $124,999
  • 96$125,000 to $149,999
  • 27$150,000 to $199,999
  • 163$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lunenburg, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lunenburg, MA
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$150,000 to $174,999
  • 83$175,000 to $199,999
  • 188$200,000 to $249,999
  • 49$250,000 to $299,999
  • 136$300,000 to $399,999
  • 82$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lunenburg, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lunenburg, MA
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 106$1,000 to $1,249
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 69Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lunenburg population
Lunenburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 7
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 55
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 159
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 177
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 169
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 52
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 41
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 13
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 16
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 103
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 136
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
Lunenburg, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.6%
Number of people working at home: 43 (4.2% of all workers)

Lunenburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 801 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 42 (5%)
  • Walked: 23 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 134
 French Canadian: 108
 Iranian: 78
 German: 58
 Italian: 54
 English: 41
 French (except Basque): 37
 Polish: 32
 American: 27
 Icelander: 20
 Greek: 19
 Scandinavian: 18
 Romanian: 15
 Portuguese: 13
 Finnish: 10
 Czech: 9
 Scotch-Irish: 8

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

  • 53%Iran
  • 12%Greece
  • 10%Romania
  • 8%Other Northern Europe
  • 7%Germany
  • 7%Italy
  • 5%Canada

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

  • This state: 1,466
  • Other state: 427
  • Northeast: 308
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 79
  • West: 25

82% of Lunenburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

Lunenburg:

82.3%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 224
  • Less than 1 year of college: 30
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 59
  • Associate degree: 46
  • Bachelor's degree: 198
  • Master's degree: 83
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 217
  • Less than 1 year of college: 58
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 70
  • Associate degree: 55
  • Bachelor's degree: 312
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 6.5%Females
Lunenburg marital status for males
Lunenburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 681
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 80
  • 3 or 4: 42

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lunenburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70.6%)
  • Utility gas (9.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Electricity (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)