Total housing units: 2,492
Total distressed units: 72
Distressed units per 1,000 housing units: 28.9
Directly south of Winchendon and a town east of Athol, Templeton has seen a 67 percent increase in the number of distressed properties per thousand in the last year.
Pictured: A 1934 Ford pickup heads toward a weekly "cruise night" in Templeton.