Gloucester, Massachusetts 

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Population

29,858

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$60,229

Median Home Price

$467,400

Best Places to Live in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Gloucester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $1,024,900 
55 Dennison St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2664 SqFt
 $1,800 
17 Lyndale Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 970 SqFt
 $4,890,000 
129 Atlantic Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 8441 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Gloucester
Zip Codes: 01930
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gloucester is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gloucester jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gloucester's cost of living is 31.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gloucester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Gloucester, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Essex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gloucester's population is 29,858 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gloucester is $467,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Gloucester public schools spend $16,454 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Gloucester. More Education



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Housing Market in Gloucester

It's a good time to buy in Gloucester. Home Appreciation is up 2.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Gloucester Real Estate

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Reviews for Gloucester   2 Reviews
Renting an Appartment - 10/15/2008
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Land of Light - 9/2/2008
We have lived here for 7 1/2 years and the natural light is incredible. Many artists have spoken on it for years and after awhile you really begin to appreciate and... Read More


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01930

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NEW LISTINGS IN GLOUCESTER
$1,024,900
55 Dennison St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,800
17 Lyndale Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$4,890,000
129 Atlantic Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$799,000
20 Marble St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$288,000
100 Maplewood Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,849,900
96 Hunter Rise
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$895,000
36 Bennett St N
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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