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Total population: 7,542 (Urban population: 2,595, Rural population: 3,047 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,312 (2,192 occupied: 1,819 owner occupied, 378 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

38%

Housing density: 107 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: $510 (lower quartile is $281, upper quartile is $719)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $964


Median gross rent in Upton, MA in 2016: $544

Housing units in Upton with a mortgage: 1,203 (97 second mortgage, 219 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 274


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Upton, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $453,913 (it was $240,000 in 2000)
Upton:

$453,913
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $302,156 - $569,565

Household type by relationship:

Households: 771,507
  • In family households: 644,137 (138,415 male householders, 64,187 female householders)
    151,406 spouses, 234,038 children (220,335 natural, 5,096 adopted, 8,607 stepchildren), 11,080 grandchildren, 6,742 brothers or sisters, 7,870 parents, 7,297 other relatives, 18,119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 127,370 (47,312 male householders (35,337 living alone)), 53,166 female householders (44,100 living alone)), 26,892 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 27,045 (11,315 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.

135,695 married couples with children.
42,745 single-parent households (8,218 men, 34,527 women).

96.1% of residents of Upton speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 283 (4.6%)
(41.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 2322 bedrooms
  • 8003 bedrooms
  • 5184 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Upton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upton, Massachusetts:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 722 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Upton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 8no vehicle
  • 3031 vehicle
  • 9792 vehicles
  • 2693 vehicles
  • 894 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Upton population

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

  • 97no vehicle
  • 1801 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Upton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Upton, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1024 rooms
  • 1815 rooms
  • 2996 rooms
  • 3617 rooms
  • 4248 rooms
  • 3199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Upton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upton, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 1483 rooms
  • 544 rooms
  • 365 rooms
  • 96 rooms
  • 177 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Upton population

Year house built

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

  • Upton, MA household income distribution

  • 89Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 44$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 109$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $44,999
  • 34$45,000 to $49,999
  • 106$50,000 to $59,999
  • 151$60,000 to $74,999
  • 377$75,000 to $99,999
  • 401$100,000 to $124,999
  • 369$125,000 to $149,999
  • 718$150,000 to $199,999
  • 579$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 431995 to March 2000
  • 311990 to 1994
  • 231985 to 1989
  • 171980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 171965 to 1969
  • 41Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Upton population
Upton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 28
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 253
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 114
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 255
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 336
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 286
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 396
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 74
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 153
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 446
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 171
  • 90 or more minutes: 50
Upton, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 46.3%
Number of people working at home: 190 (6.1% of all workers)

Upton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,357 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 136 (5%)
  • Railroad: 24 (1%)
  • Other means: 45 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 163 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 869
 Italian: 779
 Unclassified or not reported: 778
 English: 677
 United States or American: 545
 French (except Basque): 389
 German: 259
 French Canadian: 233
 Polish: 222
 Scottish: 176
 Other groups: 136
 Swedish: 107
 Armenian: 55
 Scotch-Irish: 47
 Arab/Arabic: 43
 Hungarian: 42
 Norwegian: 42
 Finnish: 35
 Lithuanian: 35
 European: 27
 Canadian: 22
 Dutch: 21
 Portuguese: 19
 Danish: 15
 Ukrainian: 15
 Russian: 14
 Northern European: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 9
 Welsh: 7
 British: 6
 Czech: 6

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

  • 56%United Kingdom
  • 9%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 9%Canada
  • 8%Philippines
  • 6%Israel
  • 4%Other Western Asia
  • 4%Ireland

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

  • This state: 4,123
  • Other state: 1,287
  • Northeast: 898
  • Midwest: 129
  • South: 126
  • West: 134

71% of Upton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 61
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 443
  • Less than 1 year of college: 108
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 128
  • Associate degree: 130
  • Bachelor's degree: 578
  • Master's degree: 191
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 20

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 34
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 474
  • Less than 1 year of college: 104
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 202
  • Associate degree: 127
  • Bachelor's degree: 667
  • Master's degree: 185
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Upton marital status for males
Upton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,659
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 19
  • 50 or more: 128
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.4%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Upton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Upton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73.0%)
  • Utility gas (17.9%)
  • Electricity (5.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (36.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28.9%)
  • Electricity (23.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • Other fuel (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

24.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49
Here:

51.0%
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)