Single-Family Home Prices in Greater Boston

No matter how you judge a neighborhood—Are there good schools? How high is the crime rate? What’s the cool factor?—price always matters. As part of our Best Places to Live 2014 coverage, we have compiled this sortable real estate chart of single-family homes in cities and towns in greater Boston. Sort by neighborhood, year, home price, and days on market to find out how your house ranks against the rest.

 

 
2013 Median Price
2012 Median Price
One-Year Change
2008 Median Price
Five-Year Change
2003 Median Price
10-Year Change
2013 Days on Market
2012 Days on Market
One-Year Change
Abington$285,000$267,0007%$290,000-2%$281,2501%8912428%
Acton$481,500$480,0000%$503,600-4%$474,5001%73121-40%
Amesbury$302,500$251,60020%$265,25014%$315,850-4%112154-27%
Andover$545,000$505,0008%$525,0004%$490,00011%7195-25%
Arlington$550,000$515,0007%$475,24216%$430,00028%2741-34%
Ashland$350,000$308,25014%$414,900-16%$381,000-8%68104-35%
Attleboro$248,500$224,00011%$264,000-6%$275,000-10%96141-32%
Avon$267,500$185,50044%$277,000-3%$276,000-3%7899-21%
Bedford$579,000$510,00014%$500,00016%$454,50027%5786-34%
Belmont$791,000$689,00015%$682,00016%$650,00022%4458-24%
Beverly$350,000$355,000-1%$340,0003%$351,0000%7496-23%
Billerica$329,900$303,0009%$305,0008%$318,3754%84113-26%
Boston$2,110,000$1,950,0008%$1,413,75049%$1,423,75048%5590-39%
Boxborough$486,563$490,000-1%$552,000-12%$559,450-13%7496-23%
Boxford$535,000$461,50016%$544,450-2%$580,000-8%129171-25%
Braintree$354,500$330,0007%$335,0006%$329,0008%5388-40%
Bridgewater$314,000$280,00012%$307,0002%$325,500-4%90141-36%
Brockton$179,000$150,00019%$187,000-4%$233,000-23%89111-20%
Brookline$1,237,500$1,200,0003%$1,006,50023%$853,50045%80101-21%
Burlington$412,000$385,0007%$365,00013%$362,25014%6093-36%
Cambridge$854,000$810,7505%$750,00014%$630,00036%3552-33%
Canton$442,000$382,00016%$439,0001%$415,0007%84119-29%
Carlisle$667,000$618,1008%$756,500-12%$716,375-7%87183-53%
Carver$247,950$218,50013%$265,000-6%$282,500-12%95160-41%
Chelmsford$333,475$315,0006%$325,0003%$330,5001%76101-25%
Chelsea$237,000$189,50025%$190,00025%$277,000-14%7292-22%
Cohasset$857,500$720,00019%$767,50012%$710,00021%125192-35%
Concord$810,900$715,00013%$697,50016%$665,00022%8497-13%
Danvers$355,000$342,4004%$355,0000%$355,0000%74110-33%
Dedham$384,500$325,00018%$360,5007%$349,90010%7289-19%
Dover$822,000$865,000-5%$998,500-18%$859,000-4%159170-7%
Dracut$260,000$230,00013%$263,000-1%$269,000-3%91133-32%
Duxbury$550,000$542,2501%$592,500-7%$570,000-4%104161-35%
East Bridgewater$285,000$255,00012%$299,900-5%$299,900-5%97128-24%
Easton$371,000$364,1572%$350,0006%$368,0001%111147-25%
Essex$400,000$302,50032%$415,000-4%$379,0006%137221-38%
Everett$257,750$237,0009%$250,0003%$295,000-13%7992-14%
Foxboro$350,000$323,0008%$354,000-1%$360,000-3%84120-30%
Framingham$335,000$304,90010%$325,0003%$328,5002%6294-34%
Franklin$350,000$355,000-1%$385,000-9%$374,950-7%80117-32%
Georgetown$380,000$324,90017%$358,2506%$357,0006%89118-25%
Gloucester$325,000$347,000-6%$340,000-4%$365,400-11%105164-36%
Groveland$340,000$313,3269%$325,0005%$351,250-3%100135-26%
Halifax$277,250$243,20014%$266,5004%$315,000-12%108131-18%
Hamilton$470,000$369,90027%$480,000-2%$479,000-2%103150-31%
Hanover$388,000$399,900-3%$382,5001%$410,000-5%81145-44%
Hanson$298,700$255,00017%$280,7006%$295,0001%112138-19%
Haverhill$250,000$220,00014%$262,000-5%$279,000-10%94119-21%
Hingham$653,000$650,0000%$632,5003%$599,0009%113124-9%
Holbrook$242,500$225,0008%$236,9002%$260,000-7%67133-50%
Holliston$381,000$359,9506%$350,0009%$359,0006%65104-38%
Hopkinton$520,000$535,000-3%$557,750-7%$475,0009%78104-25%
Hudson$272,000$265,0003%$290,000-6%$302,750-10%84130-35%
Hull$334,500$300,00012%$345,000-3%$339,900-2%120143-16%
Ipswich$434,500$328,00032%$407,5007%$416,0004%128160-20%
Kingston$335,000$258,00030%$340,000-1%$330,0002%141170-17%
Lakeville$260,000$248,2505%$310,000-16%$309,900-16%109167-35%
Lawrence$180,000$141,30027%$164,9509%$209,900-14%88116-24%
Lexington$820,000$725,00013%$700,00017%$621,10032%5486-37%
Lincoln$1,037,500$850,00022%$1,045,000-1%$983,7235%142148-4%
Littleton$391,250$354,00011%$370,0006%$372,5005%81124-35%
Lowell$219,750$185,00019%$194,95013%$229,500-4%95114-17%
Lynn$219,111$180,00022%$206,2506%$250,000-12%86118-27%
Lynnfield$510,000$433,00018%$487,0005%$471,2508%81121-33%
Malden$315,000$278,00013%$290,0009%$308,0002%5984-30%
Manchester$693,500$692,5000%$730,000-5%$690,0001%121184-34%
Mansfield$354,900$342,4004%$380,000-7%$363,750-2%6599-34%
Marblehead$526,000$480,00010%$510,0003%$485,0008%95144-34%
Marlborough$290,000$250,75016%$300,000-3%$315,000-8%73130-44%
Marshfield$362,000$328,50010%$380,000-5%$369,950-2%108140-23%
Maynard$319,500$274,50016%$318,0000%$295,0008%82132-38%
Medfield$573,000$590,000-3%$540,0006%$477,00020%93121-23%
Medford$395,000$355,00011%$350,00013%$358,50010%3872-47%
Medway$370,000$315,00017%$344,0008%$360,0003%8297-16%
Melrose$430,000$403,0007%$401,5007%$398,9008%4269-39%
Merrimac$279,200$290,000-4%$375,000-26%$300,625-7%130136-4%
Methuen$250,000$235,0006%$255,000-2%$275,000-9%8697-11%
Middleborough$259,900$225,00016%$285,000-9%$279,900-7%110128-14%
Middleton$467,000$456,9502%$417,50012%$529,900-12%110126-13%
Milford$264,500$239,90010%$275,000-4%$300,000-12%8097-18%
Millis$340,000$306,00011%$332,5002%$356,500-5%85112-24%
Milton$492,500$450,0009%$456,0008%$441,50012%72102-30%
Nahant$432,500$388,85011%$450,000-4%$419,0003%158193-18%
Natick$440,000$419,6255%$420,0005%$400,00010%5969-15%
Needham$741,000$670,00011%$645,00015%$560,00032%59101-42%
Newbury$410,000$417,000-2%$450,000-9%$415,500-1%110174-37%
Newburyport$496,000$375,00032%$454,0009%$388,00028%95129-26%
Newton$889,000$780,00014%$760,00017%$645,00038%4975-35%
Norfolk$438,750$389,50013%$465,000-6%$412,7506%1109911%
North Andover$462,500$450,0003%$500,500-8%$456,5001%80134-40%
North Attleborough$328,750$292,00013%$320,0003%$315,0004%70138-49%
North Reading$424,950$390,0009%$407,0004%$399,0007%71119-40%
Norton$276,500$236,50017%$298,250-7%$305,000-9%92131-30%
Norwell$575,000$488,00018%$555,0004%$496,50016%1391390%
Norwood$360,000$330,0009%$356,5001%$348,0003%6288-30%
Peabody$320,000$300,0007%$319,0000%$331,500-3%6595-32%
Pembroke$320,000$290,00010%$331,000-3%$320,0000%117120-3%
Plainville$350,000$295,90018%$352,500-1%$335,0004%8094-15%
Plymouth$285,000$275,0004%$297,750-4%$302,000-6%139158-12%
Plympton$315,000$320,000-2%$320,000-2%$353,000-11%170180-6%
Quincy$346,000$305,00013%$330,0005%$330,0005%64103-38%
Randolph$239,950$215,00012%$259,050-7%$285,000-16%75106-29%
Raynham$270,550$264,0002%$289,839-7%$297,500-9%111119-7%
Reading$459,900$419,95010%$402,00014%$394,40017%5473-26%
Revere$255,000$232,00010%$242,0005%$287,500-11%7694-19%
Rockland$235,000$237,000-1%$245,000-4%$277,700-15%104130-20%
Rockport$440,000$419,0005%$460,000-4%$390,00013%116146-21%
Rowley$387,900$390,000-1%$440,000-12%$434,000-11%73163-55%
Salem$300,000$249,90020%$295,0002%$309,500-3%73122-40%
Salisbury$293,000$255,00015%$289,9501%$280,0005%117145-19%
Saugus$295,000$270,0009%$300,000-2%$325,000-9%7898-20%
Scituate$461,000$410,00012%$445,0004%$465,000-1%110149-26%
Sharon$469,900$410,00015%$358,50031%$410,00015%76112-32%
Sherborn$740,000$660,00012%$710,0004%$732,2501%139240-42%
Somerville$540,000$448,25020%$391,00038%$372,00045%3364-48%
Southborough$500,000$430,00016%$520,000-4%$529,000-5%110126-13%
Stoneham$400,000$370,0008%$385,0004%$375,0007%5386-38%
Stoughton$293,000$269,9009%$288,6602%$320,000-8%7394-22%
Stow$436,000$425,0003%$463,250-6%$425,0003%95160-41%
Sudbury$675,000$610,50011%$600,00013%$614,65010%100140-29%
Swampscott$425,000$388,00010%$415,0002%$413,7503%99151-34%
Taunton$224,950$215,0005%$249,500-10%$260,000-13%96115-17%
Tewksbury$317,000$292,5008%$319,000-1%$329,900-4%73113-35%
Topsfield$477,500$462,0003%$479,0000%$531,500-10%110154-29%
Wakefield$406,000$380,1687%$378,0007%$385,0005%5183-39%
Walpole$419,000$366,75014%$381,80010%$376,00011%77106-27%
Waltham$424,800$376,50013%$393,9008%$371,00015%4993-47%
Watertown$462,000$422,0009%$420,00010%$422,5009%4459-25%
Wayland$597,000$533,00012%$505,00018%$535,00012%78139-44%
Wellesley$1,068,750$897,70019%$1,010,0006%$759,75041%81118-31%
Wenham$486,500$544,250-11%$453,5007%$582,000-16%91196-54%
West Bridgewater$282,000$235,00020%$277,5502%$296,450-5%98141-31%
West Newbury$434,000$412,0005%$440,000-1%$540,250-20%119140-15%
Westford$460,000$433,2506%$410,00012%$420,00010%113118-4%
Weston$1,231,500$1,250,000-1%$1,360,000-9%$1,073,43815%115141-18%
Westwood$610,000$534,25014%$505,00021%$499,95022%67125-46%
Weymouth$290,000$270,0507%$295,000-2%$302,400-4%70110-36%
Whitman$244,472$226,5008%$253,925-4%$275,500-11%81125-35%
Wilmington$365,000$341,2507%$345,0006%$354,0003%59118-50%
Winchester$825,000$700,00018%$722,50014%$687,00020%5998-40%
Winthrop$325,000$292,00011%$330,000-2%$350,000-7%100946%
Woburn$358,000$320,08312%$330,0008%$341,0005%7499-25%
Wrentham$412,500$322,50028%$410,0001%$369,90012%100127-21%

SOURCES: Median prices provided by the Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. Days on market provided by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

 

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