Massachusetts housing price gains and losses, 2007-8

Below is the percentage change in median sales price for single-family homes in each Massachusetts community from 2007 to 2008. Only municipalities with at least 25 sales in 2008 are shown. Boston sales are listed by neighborhood in most cases. Where the neighborhood was not identified they are listed simply as "Boston". SOURCE: Warren Group

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City/town2007 houses sold2007 median price ($)2008 houses sold2008 median price ($)Median price % change
Abington9832475089290000-10.7
Acton165525000148501800-4.4
Acushnet6625400060231200-9.0
Adams7014537560135000-7.1
Agawam209226000193217000-4.0
Amesbury12735800091265500-25.8
Amherst1483425001143595005.0
Andover324565500266525000-7.2
Arlington3124710002484750000.8
Ashburnham6824200057205000-15.3
Ashland1413885001244149006.8
Athol110164500111127000-22.8
Attleboro333300000274263000-12.3
Auburn152249000146220000-11.6
Avon3829050031277000-4.6
Ayer5329100040265000-8.9
Barnstable9448250083407500-15.5
Barre4021145031200000-5.4
Becket3527300047210000-23.1
Bedford13649572591475500-4.1
Belchertown141263000113251000-4.6
Bellingham131309000137265000-14.2
Belmont1756820001486820000.0
Berkley5833495037318000-5.1
Beverly263369000277340000-7.9
Billerica319342500302305000-10.9
Blackstone6227740042249500-10.1
Bolton6157500043540000-6.1
Boston361506250341438750-4.5
Bourne187340000190312000-8.2
Boxford9460745077539000-11.3
Boylston3541000028314000-23.4
Braintree261370000226335000-9.5
Brewster136455250131370000-18.7
Bridgewater132366750117305000-16.8
Brighton45459000284750003.5
Brimfield3624575025210000-14.5
Brockton532250000606185000-26.0
Brookline19210700001461018000-4.9
Burlington178410000142365000-11.0
Cambridge13864845011175000015.7
Canton1634150001274390005.8
Carlisle67727500537600004.5
Carver9030650098270000-11.9
Centerville171336250180285000-15.2
Charlestown5762900058590000-6.2
Charlton10331000082256000-17.4
Chatham171657500127635000-3.4
Chelmsford274353500261325000-8.1
Chelsea1730350029190000-37.4
Chicopee376179500318170000-5.3
Clinton6327060079218900-19.1
Cohasset10378900086768750-2.6
Concord180780000164697500-10.6
Cotuit4848250044391000-19.0
Dalton64167000791700001.8
Danvers189393200180358000-9.0
Dartmouth241325000189280000-13.8
Dedham240362750232360500-0.6
Deerfield37255000352749007.8
Dennis293335000258324000-3.3
Dighton4933750058277500-17.8
Dorchester168336000176277500-17.4
Douglas6931970066316500-1.0
Dover71102082568998500-2.2
Dracut184285000181263000-7.7
Dudley8225525091220000-13.8
Duxbury172638250131592500-7.2
East Boston3429250036215000-26.5
East Bridgewater8134000073299900-11.8
East Brookfield2023900027182000-23.8
East Longmeadow194237750163229000-3.7
Eastham98452500115425000-6.1
Easthampton1532285001082299500.6
Easton205392500151350000-10.8
Edgartown8270500061618750-12.2
Everett86305000101253000-17.0
Fairhaven150271950133235000-13.6
Fall River236250000250205000-18.0
Falmouth499410000454366000-10.7
Fitchburg248200000230164250-17.9
Foxboro111395000120353000-10.6
Framingham489360000493325000-9.7
Franklin281440000237385000-12.5
Freetown6733200055282000-15.1
Gardner137203500110164000-19.4
Georgetown7941500064368750-11.1
Gloucester156381000151350000-8.1
Grafton153394000110324500-17.6
Granby4722700040205500-9.5
Great Barrington6329700066273500-7.9
Greenfield147184000114173000-6.0
Groton10050145071400000-20.2
Groveland5535830044325000-9.3
Hadley5434125055275000-19.4
Halifax4231050058266500-14.2
Hamilton744262506148200013.1
Hampden4027350040244250-10.7
Hanover125465000111385000-17.2
Hanson7533300079285000-14.4
Harvard47550000395800005.5
Harwich251390000232348500-10.6
Hatfield3227000029263000-2.6
Haverhill322299850327259000-13.6
Hingham2816249001906325001.2
Holbrook90292251103236900-18.9
Holden183295900182262250-11.4
Holland3919000039164900-13.2
Holliston180398200114350000-12.1
Holyoke185184000141175000-4.9
Hopedale4740500041280000-30.9
Hopkinton207585000136557750-4.7
Hudson119350000113290000-17.1
Hull123360000123345000-4.2
Hyannis144297250205205000-31.0
Hyde Park126321500105287000-10.7
Ipswich9550243070415000-17.4
Jamaica Plain81485000635060004.3
Kingston112342500103340000-0.7
Lakeville10836650082308500-15.8
Lancaster6031650048264750-16.4
Lanesboro3219950032190000-4.8
Lawrence167218500198164950-24.5
Lee3924500056227500-7.1
Leicester8823000063193000-16.1
Lenox43383000343990004.2
Leominster275260000217225000-13.5
Lexington3896915003607000001.2
Lincoln561117500491045000-6.5
Littleton9640000067370000-7.5
Longmeadow221325000176293500-9.7
Lowell413251000419194900-22.4
Ludlow159215000144185500-13.7
Lunenburg9228500091269900-5.3
Lynn397259000436206000-20.5
Lynnfield154549500117498000-9.4
Malden196327500177290000-11.5
Manchester656750006076250013.0
Mansfield179385000137380000-1.3
Marblehead217545000166509500-6.5
Marion633800004444150016.2
Marlborough236338875264300000-11.5
Marshfield253390000220380000-2.6
Marstons Mills8737500098311000-17.1
Mashpee209380000231315500-17.0
Mattapan5330500062211160-30.8
Mattapoisett5944600069415000-7.0
Maynard8533300083318000-4.5
Medfield138550000104530000-3.6
Medford252385000242350000-9.1
Medway128385000115344000-10.6
Melrose247409700186401500-2.0
Mendon4747900034395000-17.5
Merrimac3437650025375000-0.4
Methuen339287000307253000-11.8
Middleboro157313000137281900-9.9
Middleton6445000047415000-7.8
Milford145328500212275000-16.3
Millbury11025495080234750-7.9
Millis6635550071330000-7.2
Millville222637003229750012.8
Milton2654410002564560003.4
Monson7823175070196750-15.1
Montague65173000551770002.3
Nahant3650150034462500-7.8
Nantucket1471690000971570000-7.1
Natick296430000250412000-4.2
Needham4406171253206395003.6
New Bedford396231000372195000-15.6
Newbury6646250068455000-1.6
Newburyport171465000156452000-2.8
Newton665761000540760000-0.1
Norfolk121437500904635005.9
North Adams7814820077112000-24.4
North Andover2404762001855000005.0
North Attleboro237355000192320000-9.9
North Brookfield2821500038176200-18.0
North Reading140395000994040002.3
Northampton158277125164250000-9.8
Northborough141390000100339500-12.9
Northbridge112335000100299450-10.6
Norton136325000111290000-10.8
Norwell104590000105560000-5.1
Norwood161372500148357750-4.0
Oak Bluffs5253950036500750-7.2
Orange7415995073145000-9.3
Orleans10360000090537050-10.5
Osterville7761000065430000-29.5
Otis29280000293000007.1
Oxford11723200088204400-11.9
Palmer11318900078166500-11.9
Paxton4133000039272500-17.4
Peabody328350000295319000-8.9
Pembroke157345000116337200-2.3
Pepperell8132250066292000-9.5
Pittsfield439173000394159900-7.6
Plainville76349500363525000.9
Plymouth559325000510298500-8.2
Provincetown2369900028681500-2.5
Quincy447345000393330000-4.3
Randolph252306000252259050-15.3
Raynham101335000102299750-10.5
Reading227416000192401000-3.6
Rehoboth89380000813820000.5
Revere146300000182242500-19.2
Rochester4539000030357000-8.5
Rockland13029000093245000-15.5
Rockport56475500554990004.9
Roslindale1573700001203750001.4
Rowley5247950045440000-8.2
Roxbury3537125030290000-21.9
Rutland6328500072283700-0.5
Salem180315500151296000-6.2
Salisbury5031000044289950-6.5
Sandwich272350000230326700-6.7
Saugus219335500222300000-10.6
Scituate211500000210438250-12.4
Seekonk12131250090262450-16.0
Sharon186435000165357000-17.9
Sheffield422737503030175010.2
Sherborn50663500477100007.0
Shirley4734300026272000-20.7
Shrewsbury373400000282368500-7.9
Somerset167275000111245000-10.9
Somerville9445000083391000-13.1
South Boston65395000443975000.6
South Hadley138242025116211250-12.7
Southampton5429500049275000-6.8
Southborough95500000755200004.0
Southbridge9320190097170000-15.8
Southwick7627900071235000-15.8
Spencer8422750064208500-8.4
Springfield1167150000935131000-12.7
Sterling6134550070317500-8.1
Stoneham165405000132385000-4.9
Stoughton169338000214289280-14.4
Stow61440000554625005.1
Sturbridge11630250086287500-5.0
Sudbury227655500181594500-9.3
Sutton8137250054325000-12.8
Swampscott159465000100415000-10.8
Swansea125275000123236000-14.2
Taunton325277000281249000-10.1
Templeton5620750062178950-13.8
Tewksbury187338500178319450-5.6
Tisbury4867250035576000-14.3
Topsfield5150780044476000-6.3
Townsend9027250077251500-7.7
Truro325850004565000011.1
Tyngsboro8838110069328000-13.9
Upton6738900037370000-4.9
Uxbridge8632000081265000-17.2
Wakefield195395000181378000-4.3
Walpole228424950160378300-11.0
Waltham325406000290390000-3.9
Ware8117750075160000-9.9
Wareham237262500202216500-17.5
Warren4419600047170000-13.3
Watertown10145700090419500-8.2
Wayland143631000130505000-20.0
Webster106240000111210000-12.5
Wellesley38896325033010150005.4
Wellfleet63539000465827508.1
Wenham4749600030453500-8.6
West Boylston6327500054233750-15.0
West Bridgewater6731000057275000-11.3
West Brookfield5124000045174500-27.3
West Newbury4651500040422000-18.1
West Roxbury255407500188360000-11.7
West Springfield269207000213196500-5.1
Westborough176436300141370000-15.2
Westfield301236000285215000-8.9
Westford218498500155420000-15.7
Westminster6928500054224500-21.2
Weston185122500012213175007.6
Westport116372500114299950-19.5
Westwood181560000142512000-8.6
Weymouth396330000318295000-10.6
Whitman86301825105250000-17.2
Wilbraham163297500143280000-5.9
Williamstown6137400068326875-12.6
Wilmington207364900173345000-5.5
Winchendon8418760079165000-12.0
Winchester2476755002267225007.0
Winthrop7633995058330000-2.9
Woburn199349000229330000-5.4
Worcester971227000901192000-15.4
Wrentham11343500083387000-11.0
Yarmouth375304400441267500-12.1