Real Estate Market Update for Arlington, MA
Welcome to December's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of November. The number of active listings was down 35% from one year earlier, and down 30% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 670-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 36%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 650-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 13% year-over-year, and increased 76% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. 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.
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Map Information for Arlington, MA
Area Information for Arlington, MA
  • Population: 44,817
  • Median Age: 43.43 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 28 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 8,709/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 5.84%
  • Closest Airport: General Edward Lawrence Logan International
  • Closest College: Tufts University
  • Closest Jr. College: Lincoln Technical Institute-somerville
  • Median Household Income: $93,504
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 9%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $585,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 51.15%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Arlington, MA
Median Age: 43.43 Married: 43% Number of Households: 19,808 Households with Children: 5,721
    • 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 Arlington, MA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Arlington High School 0.2 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Menotomy Preschool 0.2 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Ottoson Middle School 0.6 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Arlington Children's Center 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      International School Of Boston 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Brackett Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Arlington Heights Nursery 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      John A Bishop School 0.7 mi Public K-5 5 0
      M Norcross Stratton Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Arlington Catholic High School 0.8 mi Catholic 9-12 0 3
      St Agnes School 0.9 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Peirce Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 4 0
      New Covenant School 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Germaine Lawrence 1.0 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Cyrus E Dallin 1.1 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Lesley Ellis School 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Hardy Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Thompson Elementary School 1.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Dearborn Academy 1.5 mi Private 3-12 0 0
      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: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 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.