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Overview

Introduction to Everett, Massachusetts

Everett, Massachusetts is 1 miles SE of Malden, Massachusetts and 3 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Middlesex county. The city is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Everett is 38,037.

Everett History

Everett was originally a part of Charlestown, and later, of Malden. The first settlers arrived here in 1630, and the community was named after the statesman, Edward Everett. Everett was incorporated in the year 1870 as a town, but after tallying population figures a few years down the line, it was decided that the town could become a city. Therefore, in 1892, the Massachusetts Legislature incorporated it as the City Everett.

Everett and nearby Attractions

  • Everett Square
  • Whidden Memorial Hospital Medical Library
  • Mystic River Industrial Park
  • Everett City Hall
  • Elm Street Baptist Church
  • Woodlawn Cemetery

Things To Do In Everett

On a trip to Everett, one can pay a visit to the various historical destinations like the Boston Children's Museum, the New England Conservatory of Music, and the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site. There are also several public libraries, churches and cemeteries that say a lot about the history and culture of Everett. One of the best ways of exploring the city is by talking a walk down the Freedom Trail, which will take one around all the important sites and attractions of the city. There are also a number of parks that offer recreational facilities for both adults and children. Enthusiastic shoppers can take advantage of the numerous plazas dotting the streets of the city.

Everett Transportation

Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.

Everett Higher Education

The local college is Bunker Hill Community College.

People

Total Population 42,758
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 22,501
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,849
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,123
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,201

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,325
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 23.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,210
Median House Value $311,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 2.9%
Irish 12.3%

Everett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SE of Malden, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 3 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Standard Zip Codes 02149
Phone Area Codes 617
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.408
Longitude -71.054

Everett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOSTON LOGAN INTL AP
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 56 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station READING
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station BEDFORD
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chelsea 37,084 $49,279
Malden 60,309 $64,575
Medford 56,981 $90,360
Melrose 27,509 $113,560
Revere 53,258 $58,864
Somerville 77,560 $74,971

Everett Public Libraries

Library
Parlin Memorial Library
410 BROADWAY
Everett, Massachusetts
(617) 394-2300
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548 BROADWAY
617-394-2490
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Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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