Introduction to Marlborough, Massachusetts
Marlborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 8 miles NW of Framingham, Massachusetts and 25 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The city is in the Boston area. There are 36,255 residents in Marlborough.
Marlborough, also known as Marlboro, was primarily inhabited by the Pennacook Native Americans. Marlborough got its name after the market town in Wiltshire, England. The first urban settlement took place in 1657. The city was officially incorporated in the year 1660. Marlborough was one of the renowned "Praying Indian Towns" because of the widespread impact of Christianity.
Marlborough and nearby Attractions
Things To Do In Marlborough
There are a number of renowned historical monuments throughout the Marlborough. The heritage buildings and temples indicate the rich culture of Marlborough. The malls and sports center also attracts tourists.
Air transportation is provided by Boston Logan International Airport.
Marlborough Higher Education
Framingham State College is one of the renowned colleges in the city of Marlborough.
Marlborough strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Marlborough to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||8 miles NW of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||25 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||01752|
|Phone Area Codes||508|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||15 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||49.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||16 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||45.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||13 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||48.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.07|
|American Indian & Alaskan||72||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2,196||6.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||37,444|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||12.6%|
|French (except Basque)||5.8%|
According to the US Postal Service, Marlborough, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Marlboro (01752)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Marlborough Public Library
35 WEST MAIN ST.
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
157 UNION STREET
Emergency Service: Yes
431 BOLTON STREET
Serves 1,563 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9
ASSABET VALLEY VOC H S
215 FITCHBURG STREET
A Vocational School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 897 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2
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