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Medway, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Medway,MA index of house prices

Total population: 12,752 (Urban population: 12,441, Rural population: 7 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,578 (4,380 occupied: 3,629 owner occupied, 718 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

38%

Housing density: 400 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $1,093,802.

Median contract rent in 2016: $664 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $824)


Median gross rent in Medway, MA in 2016: $720

Housing units in Medway with a mortgage: 2,594 (198 second mortgage, 473 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 590



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Medway, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $453,774 (it was $230,600 in 2000)
Medway:

$453,774
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $343,471 - $581,105

Household type by relationship:

Households: 653,239
  • In family households: 540,608 (116,996 male householders, 51,907 female householders)
    134,066 spouses, 197,825 children (189,784 natural, 4,588 adopted, 3,453 stepchildren), 7,406 grandchildren, 6,062 brothers or sisters, 7,064 parents, 5,893 other relatives, 9,006 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 112,631 (36,559 male householders (27,334 living alone)), 52,452 female householders (43,798 living alone)), 23,620 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17,611 (8,991 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.

123,500 married couples with children.
20,654 single-parent households (3,498 men, 17,156 women).

94.0% of residents of Medway speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 965 (7.2%)
(60.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 2782 bedrooms
  • 1,4933 bedrooms
  • 1,4934 bedrooms
  • 2355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Medway population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medway, Massachusetts:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 2761 bedroom
  • 2202 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Medway population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 62no vehicle
  • 6361 vehicle
  • 2,0512 vehicles
  • 5643 vehicles
  • 1764 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medway population

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

  • 119no vehicle
  • 2921 vehicle
  • 1652 vehicles
  • 773 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medway population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Medway, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 1284 rooms
  • 3365 rooms
  • 4986 rooms
  • 6707 rooms
  • 9568 rooms
  • 8799+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medway population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medway, Massachusetts:

  • 61 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 1524 rooms
  • 855 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 377 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medway population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Medway, MA household income distribution

  • 91Less than $10,000
  • 118$10,000 to $14,999
  • 114$15,000 to $19,999
  • 124$20,000 to $24,999
  • 56$25,000 to $29,999
  • 105$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 139$40,000 to $44,999
  • 38$45,000 to $49,999
  • 283$50,000 to $59,999
  • 350$60,000 to $74,999
  • 699$75,000 to $99,999
  • 676$100,000 to $124,999
  • 478$125,000 to $149,999
  • 578$150,000 to $199,999
  • 410$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1421995 to March 2000
  • 471990 to 1994
  • 571985 to 1989
  • 521980 to 1984
  • 431975 to 1979
  • 751970 to 1974
  • 151965 to 1969
  • 158Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Medway population
Medway commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 208
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 539
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 553
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 649
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 607
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 411
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 793
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 303
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 502
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 734
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 726
  • 90 or more minutes: 167
Medway, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.1%
Number of people working at home: 378 (5.4% of all workers)

Medway mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,550 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 339 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 19 (0%)
  • Railroad: 181 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 63 (1%)
  • Other means: 19 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 375 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 3,120
 Italian: 1,895
 Unclassified or not reported: 1,312
 English: 1,149
 German: 757
 United States or American: 557
 Other groups: 537
 French Canadian: 438
 Polish: 391
 French (except Basque): 325
 Swedish: 302
 Scottish: 283
 Portuguese: 182
 Russian: 170
 Scotch-Irish: 130
 Norwegian: 101
 Greek: 93
 Canadian: 83
 Lithuanian: 72
 British: 69
 Lebanese: 67
 Dutch: 41
 Ukrainian: 41
 European: 38
 Scandinavian: 28
 Czechoslovakian: 27
 Armenian: 25
 Romanian: 25
 Hungarian: 23
 Eastern European: 20
 Egyptian: 18
 Austrian: 18
 Northern European: 16
 Finnish: 16
 Syrian: 11
 Danish: 11
 Albanian: 10
 Czech: 9
 Iranian: 8
 Slovak: 7
 Haitian: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Welsh: 5
 Australian: 4

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

  • 26%Canada
  • 8%Portugal
  • 7%Egypt
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 6%Italy
  • 5%Poland
  • 4%Philippines

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

  • This state: 9,389
  • Other state: 2,415
  • Northeast: 1,571
  • Midwest: 344
  • South: 341
  • West: 159

68% of Medway residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 11
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 49
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 844
  • Less than 1 year of college: 251
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 487
  • Associate degree: 230
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,126
  • Master's degree: 436
  • Professional school degree: 94
  • Doctorate degree: 72

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,022
  • Less than 1 year of college: 294
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 551
  • Associate degree: 382
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,284
  • Master's degree: 390
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Medway marital status for males
Medway marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,438
  • One, attached: 100
  • Two: 242
  • 3 or 4: 127
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 106
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 119
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $535,426

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Medway:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Medway
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.4%)
  • Utility gas (45.5%)
  • Electricity (4.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (40.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30.8%)
  • Electricity (23.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

3.2%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

32.3%
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)