Upton, MA

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Zip Code: 01568upton-ma-heating-oil-service-map
County: Worcester County
Population: 7,542
Settled In: 1728

Adjacent Towns:

  • Hopkinton (Northeast)
  • Westborough (North)
  • Milford (East)
  • Mendon (South)
  • Grafton (Northwest)
  • Hopedale (Southeast)
  • Northbridge (Southwest)

Housing Statistics

Mean Home Price in Upton, MA: $414,867
Median Household Income in Upton, MA: $102,615

Schools | Ratings

There are three different schools in Upton. Memorial Elementary School and Nipmuc Regional High School are part of the public school system of the Mendon-Upton Regional School District. Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School is a trade school open to the surrounding towns.

Memorial Elementary School
Miscoe Hill School
Nipmuc Regional High School
Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School


Major Highways:

Interstate 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike)
Interstate 495 (North/South)
State Route 140

There are no rail services available in Upton, but neighboring towns such as Southborough and Ashland have MBTA stops if you plan on commuting via train into Boston.

Population Statistics

By the 2010 census, the population had reached 7,542.

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,642 people, 2,042 households, and 1,562 families residing in the town. The population density was 262.2 people per square mile (101.2/km²). There were 2,084 housing units at an average density of 96.9 per square mile (37.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.34% White, 3.46% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 2,042 households, out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out, with 29.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $78,595, and the median income for a family was $89,251. Males had a median income of $66,734 versus $39,224 for females. The per capita income for the town was $34,924. About 1.8% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.


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