Hopkinton, MA


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Zip Code: 01748hopkinton-ma-heating-oil-service-map
County: Middlesex County
Population: 14,925
Settled In: 1715

 Adjacent Towns:

  • Upton (Southwest)
  • Westborough (Northwest)
  • Southborough (North)
  • Ashland (Northeast)
  • Holliston (Southeast)
  • Milford (South)

Housing Statistics

Hopkinton’s home resale inventories increased slightly, with a 4 percent increase since March 2015. Distressed properties such as foreclosures and short sales remained the same as a percentage of the total market in April. The median listing price in Hopkinton went up from March to April. There were a total of 1 price increases and 9 price decreases.

Median List Price: $659,900
Median House Size: 3,008
Median $/Sq. Ft.: $227/Sq. Ft.

Schools | Ratings

  • Kindergarten – 1st grade: Center School
  • Grades 2 & 3: Elmwood School
  • Grades 4 & 5: Hopkins School
  • Grades 6 – 8: Hopkinton Middle School
  • Grades 9 – 12: Hopkinton High School

Transportation

Hopkinton is about 26 miles west of Boston, and the city is easily accessible by car or train.

Major Highways:

Interstate 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike)
Interstate 495 (North/south)
State Route 135 (East/west)
State Route 85 (North/south)

Rail

There is no passenger or freight rail service in Hopkinton, but Hopkinton is served by the Southborough MBTA Station, located on the border of Hopkinton and Southborough on Route 85 at Southville Road. MBTA commuter rail service is available to South Station and Back Bay Station in Boston via the MBTA Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line. Travel time to Back Bay is about 50 minutes.

Utilites

Many homes in town have private wells and septic systems. In areas where the town offers services, water is supplied by town wells.

NSTAR is the exclusive distributor of electric power and natural gas to the town.

Verizon, successor to New England Telephone, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic and earlier, the Bell System, is the primary wired telephone service provider for the area, and provides FiOS-based telephone, television, and broadband services. Phone service is also available from Comcast and various national wireless companies.

Cable television and broadband service is available from Comcast or Verizon FiOS.

Population Statistics

Population: 14,925

The racial makeup of the town was 96.33% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.66% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.

There were 4,444 households out of which 49.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.33.

Population was well-distributed by age, with 33.1% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $89,281, and the median income for a family was $102,550. Males had a median income of $71,207 versus $42,360 for females. The per capita income for the town was $41,469. About 1.3% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.


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