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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: 4,248 (4,182 occupied: 3,625 owner occupied, 718 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

38%

Housing density: 371 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $814,505.

Median contract rent in 2015: $664 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $824)


Median gross rent in Medway, MA in 2015: $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 2015: $436,584 (it was $230,600 in 2000)
Medway:

$436,584
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $330,730 - $558,407

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,337
  • In family households: 11,418 (2,683 male householders, 654 female householders)
    2,939 spouses, 4,682 children (4,499 natural, 73 adopted, 110 stepchildren), 127 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 91 other relatives, 123 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 919 (337 male householders (286 living alone)), 486 female householders (434 living alone)), 96 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 111 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,041 2-persons, 736 3-persons, 938 4-persons, 454 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 720 1-person, 103 2-persons.

3,485 married couples with children.
363 single-parent households (60 men, 303 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: 589 (4.7%)
(55.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.6
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 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

  • 130Less than $10,000
  • 139$10,000 to $14,999
  • 139$15,000 to $19,999
  • 149$20,000 to $24,999
  • 93$25,000 to $29,999
  • 141$30,000 to $34,999
  • 131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 201$40,000 to $44,999
  • 58$45,000 to $49,999
  • 444$50,000 to $59,999
  • 451$60,000 to $74,999
  • 815$75,000 to $99,999
  • 565$100,000 to $124,999
  • 300$125,000 to $149,999
  • 263$150,000 to $199,999
  • 141$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: 44.5%
Number of people working at home: 375 (5.7% 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
 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
 Arab:: 96
 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
 Danish: 11
 Syrian: 11
 Albanian: 10
 Czech: 9
 Iranian: 8
 Slovak: 7
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 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
  • 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

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 0.6%Females
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: $184,641

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Medway:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 49.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 40.8%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood

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)