dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 5 miles E of Lowell, Massachusetts and 19 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Lowell metropolitan area. Tewksbury contains a population of approximately 28,851.

Tewksbury History

In 1637, Tewksbury was settled in for the first time. Originally, it was a part of Billerica. In 1734, Tewksbury was incorporated as a town and was named after the town of Tewkesbury, England. The Town Hall of Tewksbury was constructed in 1825.

Tewksbury and nearby Attractions

  • Rogers Park
  • Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
  • Great Brook Farm State Park
  • Whistler House Museum Of Art

Things To Do In Tewksbury

Tewksbury offers a number of recreational activities including parks, playgrounds, and basketball courts. You can also enjoy bowling at the Collins Bowling Alley. In addition, the Tewksbury Recreation Department organizes a number of summer recreation programs.

Tewksbury Transportation

Boston Logan Internation is the nearest major airport.

Tewksbury Higher Education

The nearest university is University of Massachusetts Lowell.

People

Total Population 29,718
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 16,105
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.6%
Median Earnings25+ $52,571
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,595
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,394

Wealth

Median Family Income $108,100
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,498
Median House Value $327,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 11.9%
Irish 34.3%

Tewksbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles E of Lowell, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Standard Zip Codes 01876
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.61
Longitude -71.234

Tewksbury 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 LAWRENCE
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station READING
Distance 8.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Andover 8,953 $110,024
Billerica 41,446 $105,700
Dracut 30,350 $91,576
Lawrence 77,364 $36,789
Lowell 108,491 $57,262
Wilmington 22,907 $109,906

Tewksbury Public Libraries

Library
Tewksbury Public Library
300 CHANDLER STREET
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
(978) 640-4490
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Computer and Network Support Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Communications
  • Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
     

Programs
  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Programs
  • Master of Science in Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Tewksbury High Schools

TEWKSBURY MEMORIAL HIGH
320 PLEASANT STREET
978-640-7825
Serves 1,097 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

Tewksbury Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Tewksbury Colleges
Tewksbury colleges and trade schools.
Tewksbury Graduate Schools
Tewksbury Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Tewksbury
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Tewksbury Government Officials


Are you an official in the Tewksbury government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top