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Demographics

People

Total Population3,196
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+1,680
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married55.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$42,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,574

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,589
% Above Poverty Level92.3%
% Below Poverty Level7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone9.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,243
Median House Value$247,000

Ancestry

Irish24.5%
French Except Basque17.1%
English17.1%
Italian13.4%
Finnish11.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
German6.9%
Swedish6.4%
Polish4.8%
Scottish4.5%
Canadian4.4%
Dutch1.8%
Norwegian1.3%
Lithuanian1.1%
Greek1.1%
Arab1%
Portuguese0.9%
Lebanese0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Maltese0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Estonian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Ashby Almanac

CategoryValue
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes1431
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.68
Approximate Longitude-71.81

Ashby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPETERBORO 2 S
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp9 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashburnham6,171$105,106
Fitchburg40,441$59,307
Leominster41,304$71,991
Lunenburg2,027$117,639
Townsend1,413$81,139
Westminster7,480$106,273

Ashby Public Libraries

Ashby Free Public Library
812 MAIN STREET
Ashby, Massachusetts
(978) 386-5377

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Ashby Public Schools

Ashby Elementary
911 Main Street
ZIP: 1431
(978) 386-7266
Primary
Total Enrollment 208
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