Total real estate value per resident, 2008

By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | Jan. 21, 2009
This map and chart shows the total value of real estate per resident for each of the 351 Massachusetts cities and towns. The data, courtesy of the state Department of Revenue, is from 2008 and includes residential, commercial, and industrial property. The statewide average is $166,485 per person. The top 60 communities are outlined in orange.
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MunicipalityPopValueRank
ABINGTON16,689$133,326227
ACTON20,797$197,241105
ACUSHNET10,368$128,860242
ADAMS8,295$62,152347
AGAWAM28,091$111,176288
ALFORD392$690,94414
AMESBURY16,584$136,692223
AMHERST35,565$65,272346
ANDOVER33,418$232,12875
AQUINNAH357$2,180,5073
ARLINGTON40,993$184,389117
ASHBURNHAM5,974$122,911258
ASHBY2,927$129,241241
ASHFIELD1,822$138,886214
ASHLAND15,807$167,767145
ATHOL11,570$77,818338
ATTLEBORO42,833$116,089273
AUBURN16,222$140,358207
AVON4,300$225,26880
AYER7,399$146,683193
BARNSTABLE46,184$349,52136
BARRE5,431$96,045312
BECKET1,801$305,78743
BEDFORD13,545$231,90376
BELCHERTOWN14,233$107,407295
BELLINGHAM15,900$163,198150
BELMONT23,291$246,13670
BERKLEY6,462$143,718201
BERLIN2,853$225,82779
BERNARDSTON2,230$104,355300
BEVERLY39,343$162,060153
BILLERICA41,844$145,586197
BLACKSTONE9,021$127,459243
BLANDFORD1,270$135,437225
BOLTON4,530$235,27173
BOSTON609,023$173,847135
BOURNE19,392$258,68763
BOXBOROUGH5,081$217,62486
BOXFORD8,131$246,84069
BOYLSTON4,264$178,323129
BRAINTREE35,294$172,925136
BREWSTER9,936$420,91327
BRIDGEWATER25,774$114,613278
BRIMFIELD3,708$123,672254
BROCKTON93,007$92,758319
BROOKFIELD3,007$113,782279
BROOKLINE54,896$283,51049
BUCKLAND1,989$113,691280
BURLINGTON24,985$205,67195
CAMBRIDGE105,596$247,39968
CANTON22,048$203,53196
CARLISLE4,874$321,42739
CARVER11,574$118,628269
CHARLEMONT1,378$100,720306
CHARLTON12,585$139,750211
CHATHAM6,701$1,023,9838
CHELMSFORD34,409$165,753146
CHELSEA41,577$68,700345
CHESHIRE3,314$94,892314
CHESTER1,287$97,518310
CHESTERFIELD1,288$125,891248
CHICOPEE54,941$70,762344
CHILMARK971$3,260,8122
CLARKSBURG1,619$76,903339
CLINTON13,965$100,565307
COHASSET7,169$349,48737
COLRAIN1,879$94,430316
CONCORD17,450$330,97238
CONWAY1,896$146,754192
CUMMINGTON964$143,776200
DALTON6,593$102,589301
DANVERS26,762$179,610126
DARTMOUTH33,899$187,310114
DEDHAM24,630$184,514116
DEERFIELD4,694$156,443169
DENNIS15,349$476,31720
DIGHTON6,724$150,466177
DOUGLAS7,955$141,755206
DOVER5,644$443,51324
DRACUT29,501$118,193271
DUDLEY11,073$102,166303
DUNSTABLE3,323$167,970144
DUXBURY14,496$277,77351
EAST BRIDGEWATER13,996$131,829229
EAST BROOKFIELD2,057$129,242240
EASTHAM5,438$598,89816
EASTHAMPTON16,195$93,024318
EAST LONGMEADOW15,332$131,434233
EASTON23,209$151,921176
EDGARTOWN3,932$1,922,4125
EGREMONT1,351$391,41832
ERVING1,552$392,26030
ESSEX3,333$264,38959
EVERETT37,353$134,870226
FAIRHAVEN16,112$147,868186
FALL RIVER90,931$79,290334
FALMOUTH33,123$396,30229
FITCHBURG40,239$76,744340
FLORIDA675$202,66499
FOXBOROUGH16,347$175,632132
FRAMINGHAM64,885$147,142190
FRANKLIN32,148$162,018154
FREETOWN9,027$160,830162
GARDNER20,682$71,885343
GEORGETOWN8,629$160,910159
GILL1,388$115,059276
GLOUCESTER30,243$206,46294
GOSHEN974$140,038210
GOSNOLD83$3,371,5181
GRAFTON17,553$148,462184
GRANBY6,281$104,774299
GRANVILLE1,686$120,719263
GREAT BARRINGTON7,379$193,981106
GREENFIELD17,828$84,280331
GROTON10,632$169,646141
GROVELAND7,198$136,997222
HADLEY4,732$211,38388
HALIFAX7,692$130,435237
HAMILTON8,155$201,158101
HAMPDEN5,400$122,510259
HANCOCK1,112$304,39744
HANOVER13,995$202,79998
HANSON10,019$139,717212
HARDWICK2,649$115,350275
HARVARD6,006$209,31790
HARWICH12,298$462,65522
HATFIELD3,227$158,271167
HAVERHILL61,275$109,348291
HAWLEY337$119,340265
HEATH798$125,331249
HINGHAM22,561$274,38654
HINSDALE1,913$144,712199
HOLBROOK10,644$130,342238
HOLDEN16,608$137,164221
HOLLAND2,529$153,901172
HOLLISTON13,901$161,426156
HOLYOKE39,947$59,107349
HOPEDALE6,142$130,823234
HOPKINTON14,338$229,53577
HUBBARDSTON4,482$122,074260
HUDSON19,597$142,060205
HULL11,041$206,98793
HUNTINGTON2,219$91,380324
IPSWICH13,219$219,25484
KINGSTON12,328$172,173137
LAKEVILLE10,515$169,005143
LANCASTER7,015$138,660216
LANESBOROUGH2,866$158,071168
LAWRENCE70,014$59,535348
LEE5,763$163,158151
LEICESTER10,990$105,223298
LENOX5,095$263,95060
LEOMINSTER41,055$105,685297
LEVERETT1,772$160,859161
LEXINGTON30,272$283,55948
LEYDEN801$109,925290
LINCOLN8,078$255,58665
LITTLETON8,711$182,684120
LONGMEADOW15,329$149,443181
LOWELL103,615$79,008335
LUDLOW22,410$91,219325
LUNENBURG9,946$145,425198
LYNN86,957$87,558327
LYNNFIELD11,412$233,54874
MALDEN55,597$109,348291
MANCHESTER5,260$446,11223
MANSFIELD23,969$158,945164
MARBLEHEAD19,951$299,54345
MARION5,148$367,81835
MARLBOROUGH37,932$148,391185
MARSHFIELD24,735$208,56291
MASHPEE14,227$392,14031
MATTAPOISETT6,463$278,10450
MAYNARD10,182$140,239208
MEDFIELD12,275$207,67392
MEDFORD55,573$143,163202
MEDWAY12,785$149,458180
MELROSE26,708$147,467189
MENDON5,762$169,408142
MERRIMAC6,504$126,835247
METHUEN44,055$127,093245
MIDDLEBOROUGH21,117$135,694224
MIDDLEFIELD557$117,163272
MIDDLETON9,634$197,245104
MILFORD27,246$139,709213
MILLBURY13,401$124,605251
MILLIS7,957$150,075179
MILLVILLE2,845$124,532252
MILTON26,187$189,016111
MONROE96$221,23982
MONSON8,952$94,868315
MONTAGUE8,316$92,030321
MONTEREY950$540,15419
MONTGOMERY720$142,781204
MOUNT WASHINGTON136$582,48017
NAHANT3,498$258,83462
NANTUCKET11,215$2,006,0674
NATICK31,880$216,70087
NEEDHAM28,560$267,42458
NEW ASHFORD247$152,321175
NEW BEDFORD91,365$78,149337
NEW BRAINTREE1,116$112,494284
NEWBURY6,934$221,88481
NEWBURYPORT17,542$219,82483
NEW MARLBOROUGH1,508$374,13833
NEW SALEM990$119,048267
NEWTON82,139$270,53456
NORFOLK11,029$145,995195
NORTH ADAMS13,711$57,156350
NORTHAMPTON28,379$119,149266
NORTH ANDOVER27,522$178,513128
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH27,794$161,189157
NORTHBOROUGH14,646$180,891125
NORTHBRIDGE14,383$131,484232
NORTH BROOKFIELD4,833$99,073309
NORTHFIELD3,026$138,565217
NORTH READING17,272$164,328148
NORTON19,186$129,709239
NORWELL10,293$255,93964
NORWOOD28,211$174,070134
OAK BLUFFS3,735$837,92711
OAKHAM1,914$123,226256
ORANGE7,688$76,108341
ORLEANS6,269$682,83015
OTIS1,396$441,51725
OXFORD13,615$111,563287
PALMER12,933$85,666329
PAXTON4,632$130,584236
PEABODY51,331$154,197171
PELHAM1,386$130,706235
PEMBROKE18,714$146,924191
PEPPERELL11,382$123,750253
PERU832$113,546282
PETERSHAM1,288$132,380228
PHILLIPSTON1,787$127,359244
PITTSFIELD42,652$88,457326
PLAINFIELD591$150,434178
PLAINVILLE8,204$158,421166
PLYMOUTH55,705$190,075107
PLYMPTON2,785$175,038133
PRINCETON3,475$161,113158
PROVINCETOWN3,376$824,07712
QUINCY92,339$140,220209
RANDOLPH30,082$123,335255
RAYNHAM13,566$171,300139
READING23,052$176,506131
REHOBOTH11,474$178,665127
REVERE60,204$92,545320
RICHMOND1,572$286,09047
ROCHESTER5,268$189,621108
ROCKLAND17,883$121,524261
ROCKPORT7,612$274,45253
ROWE348$908,17710
ROWLEY5,738$185,743115
ROYALSTON1,376$110,699289
RUSSELL1,719$82,492332
RUTLAND7,899$115,034277
SALEM41,256$125,268250
SALISBURY8,417$202,249100
SANDISFIELD848$305,88942
SANDWICH20,129$237,54471
SAUGUS27,478$163,371149
SAVOY722$108,451294
SCITUATE17,926$255,21866
SEEKONK13,575$183,527119
SHARON17,373$178,081130
SHEFFIELD3,309$189,317110
SHELBURNE2,035$111,881285
SHERBORN4,204$310,52641
SHIRLEY7,904$91,778323
SHREWSBURY33,435$162,172152
SHUTESBURY1,847$131,510231
SOMERSET18,055$160,541163
SOMERVILLE75,662$127,042246
SOUTHAMPTON5,970$113,457283
SOUTHBOROUGH9,583$254,88067
SOUTHBRIDGE16,852$74,254342
SOUTH HADLEY17,241$94,902313
SOUTHWICK9,571$118,618270
SPENCER11,922$105,774296
SPRINGFIELD150,640$56,292351
STERLING7,865$154,825170
STOCKBRIDGE2,217$408,01428
STONEHAM21,471$158,852165
STOUGHTON26,927$146,137194
STOW6,446$203,30697
STURBRIDGE9,103$160,867160
SUDBURY17,207$262,85761
SUNDERLAND3,710$101,522305
SUTTON9,028$161,862155
SWAMPSCOTT13,944$198,383103
SWANSEA16,155$147,619188
TAUNTON55,702$118,835268
TEMPLETON7,831$101,587304
TEWKSBURY29,543$152,759174
TISBURY3,811$820,96613
TOLLAND457$426,80426
TOPSFIELD6,051$227,05178
TOWNSEND9,400$108,910293
TRURO2,125$1,160,2146
TYNGSBOROUGH12,019$138,486218
TYRINGHAM339$563,71618
UPTON6,584$181,373123
UXBRIDGE12,672$142,823203
WAKEFIELD24,717$170,166140
WALES1,881$97,365311
WALPOLE23,133$188,275112
WALTHAM60,236$164,919147
WARE9,824$91,948322
WAREHAM21,221$198,695102
WARREN5,068$82,006333
WARWICK749$123,198257
WASHINGTON542$121,357262
WATERTOWN32,365$183,615118
WAYLAND12,996$268,17957
WEBSTER16,655$111,827286
WELLESLEY27,244$368,13834
WELLFLEET2,724$1,004,1489
WENDELL1,000$93,982317
WENHAM4,788$189,582109
WESTBOROUGH18,467$217,74285
WEST BOYLSTON8,277$119,747264
WEST BRIDGEWATER6,674$182,555121
WEST BROOKFIELD3,806$115,675274
WESTFIELD40,608$86,458328
WESTFORD22,066$187,587113
WESTHAMPTON1,576$153,197173
WESTMINSTER7,391$148,511183
WEST NEWBURY4,269$209,90089
WESTON11,711$470,63821
WESTPORT15,417$237,14572
WEST SPRINGFIELD27,459$102,485302
WEST STOCKBRIDGE1,432$310,71440
WEST TISBURY2,638$1,131,4967
WESTWOOD14,189$275,29552
WEYMOUTH53,261$138,702215
WHATELY1,566$149,298182
WHITMAN14,447$113,594281
WILBRAHAM13,970$131,685230
WILLIAMSBURG2,509$138,080220
WILLIAMSTOWN7,968$147,844187
WILMINGTON21,649$181,304124
WINCHENDON10,164$85,042330
WINCHESTER21,090$272,10955
WINDSOR846$138,426219
WINTHROP21,880$100,409308
WOBURN36,871$172,052138
WORCESTER175,011$79,007336
WORTHINGTON1,272$145,708196
WRENTHAM11,133$181,876122
YARMOUTH23,778$292,08946
SOURCE: Department of Revenue