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People

Total Population 3,454
Male Share of the Population 43.1%
Female Share of the Population 56.9%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,875
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.2%
Median Earnings25+ $52,316
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $119,018
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 10.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,117
Median House Value $498,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 1.2%
English 13.3%
Irish 40.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nahant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SE of Lynn, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 01908
Phone Area Codes 781
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.426
Longitude -70.919

Nahant 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 MARBLEHEAD
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station READING
Distance 12.6 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 HINGHAM
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lynn 91,626 $58,415
Marblehead 20,270 $131,711
Revere 53,095 $58,515
Saugus 27,620 $90,984
Swampscott 14,036 $121,661

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Nahant Public Library
15 PLEASANT ST.
Nahant, Massachusetts
(781) 581-0306
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Historic Nahant

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Dorchester regatta 1887 June 17.

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Dorchester regatta 1887 June 17.

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