Real Estate Market Update for Methuen, MA
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of April. The number of active listings was down 50% from one year earlier, and down 5% 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 under 340-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 310-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 50% year-over-year, and decreased 19% 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.
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Map Information for Methuen, MA
Area Information for Methuen, MA
  • Population: 48,978
  • Median Age: 40.4 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 25 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 2,204/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 12.04%
  • Closest Airport: Manchester
  • Closest College: St Basils Seminary
  • Closest Jr. College: Northern Essex Community College
  • Median Household Income: $66,216
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 10%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $258,295
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Lowell Spinners (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 36.26%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Methuen, MA
Median Age: 40.4 Married: 43% Number of Households: 18,184 Households with Children: 5,972
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 Methuen, MA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Tenney Grammar School 0.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      St Monica School 0.6 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Donald P Timony Grammar 0.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 0
      Presentation Of Mary Academy 0.7 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Methuen High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      The Islamic Academy For Peace 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Community Kindergarten Of Methuen 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Comprehensive Grammar School 1.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      Fellowship Christian Academy 1.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      St. Ann's Home 2.1 mi Private 1-11 0 0
      Marsh Grammar School 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      Growing Years 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 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 © 2015. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
      Local Weather for Methuen, MA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 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.