Most Expensive Andover Neighborhoods
Andover is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 35,085 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Andover is the 47th largest community in Massachusetts.
Andover home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Andover real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Andover is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Andover is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Andover who work in management occupations (17.89%), sales jobs (10.76%) and teaching (10.55%).
Also of interest is that Andover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Andover is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Andover’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Andover, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.52 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Andover is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Andover area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Andover. 70.48% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Andover in 2010 was $54,191, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,764 for a family of four.
Andover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Andover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Andover residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Andover include Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and French.
Andover also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.20%.
The most common language spoken in Andover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,079|
|ANDOVER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||76.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||23.47%|
|TYPE OF ANDOVER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.99%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.42%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.01%|
|SIZE OF ANDOVER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.38%|
|AGE OF ANDOVER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.29%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||33.10%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||23.68%|
|ANDOVER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$635,140|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,454|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.46%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||0.78%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||6.03%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||3.53%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||8.63%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||21.24%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||38.70%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||13.08%|
|PEOPLE OF ANDOVER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.71%|
|5 TO 17||20.64%|
|18 TO 24||8.64%|
|25 TO 34||6.98%|
|35 TO 54||31.30%|
|55 TO 64||12.81%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.92%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.16%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$125,321|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$54,191|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (16.04%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.54%)
Public Service (3.50%)
Information Technology (3.47%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.72%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.04%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.30%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.55%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.32%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (23.84%)
French Canadian (3.96%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.99%)
Other Asian languages (1.24%)
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