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Upton, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Upton,MA index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,084 (2,042 occupied: 1,792 owner occupied, 377 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

38%

Housing density: 97 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $194,951.

Median contract rent in 2015: $510 (lower quartile is $281, upper quartile is $719)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $956


Median gross rent in Upton, MA in 2015: $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 2015: $433,212 (it was $240,000 in 2000)
Upton:

$433,212
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $284,872 - $541,116

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,598
  • In family households: 5,024 (1,233 male householders, 339 female householders)
    1,339 spouses, 1,939 children (1,837 natural, 21 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 46 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 35 other relatives, 75 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 574 (172 male householders (125 living alone)), 302 female householders (264 living alone)), 100 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 44 (40 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 584 2-persons, 371 3-persons, 396 4-persons, 164 5-persons, 57 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 389 1-person, 79 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

1,434 married couples with children.
165 single-parent households (39 men, 126 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: 179 (3.2%)
(33.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.1
State:

4.0

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

  • 140Less than $10,000
  • 89$10,000 to $14,999
  • 50$15,000 to $19,999
  • 50$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 117$30,000 to $34,999
  • 42$35,000 to $39,999
  • 67$40,000 to $44,999
  • 46$45,000 to $49,999
  • 143$50,000 to $59,999
  • 185$60,000 to $74,999
  • 350$75,000 to $99,999
  • 233$100,000 to $124,999
  • 148$125,000 to $149,999
  • 217$150,000 to $199,999
  • 147$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: 47.8%
Number of people working at home: 163 (6.0% 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
 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:: 43
 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
  • 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

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 3.4%Females
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%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Upton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 73.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 36.2%Utility gas
  • 28.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel

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)