Real Estate Market Update for 02472 (Watertown, MA)
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Welcome to September's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was down 23% from one year earlier, and up 7% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 430-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 7%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 420-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 36% year-over-year, and decreased 52% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for 02472 (Watertown, MA)
Area Information for 02472 (Watertown, MA)
  • Population: 32,766
  • Median Age: 38.09 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.11 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 6.25%
  • Population Density: 8,128/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -.79%
  • Closest Airport: General Edward Lawrence Logan International
  • Closest College: New England School-acupuncture
  • Closest Jr. College: Lincoln Technical Institute-somerville
  • Median Household Income: $75,627
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 19.79%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.19 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $370,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Red Sox
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 26%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 02472 (Watertown, MA)
Median Age: 38.09 Married: 34% Number of Households: 15,040 Households with Children: 3,000
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 02472 (Watertown, MA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Watertown High School 0.0 mi Public 9-12 2-5 0
      James Russell Lowell 0.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Perkins School For The Blind 0.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Hosmer Elementary School 0.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Watertown Middle School 0.7 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      St Stephen's Armenian Elementary School 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Beacon High School 1.0 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Cunniff Elementary School 1.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 5
      Atrium School 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Jewish Community Day School 1.6 mi Private K-8 0 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.