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Overview

Introduction to Beverly, Massachusetts

Beverly, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 7 miles NE of Lynn, Massachusetts and 16 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The city is part of the Boston metropolitan statistical area.

Beverly History

The city of Beverly was originally a part of the Salem and Naumkeag Territory. Roger Conant was the first to settle in this area in 1626. The city was named after Beverley in Yorkshire, England. It is one of the oldest communities of Massachusetts and is the birthplace of the United States Navy. The first cotton mill of the country was established in Beverly in 1787 and the first Sunday school was built in 1810. The city of Beverly was incorporated in 1894

Beverly and nearby Attractions

  • Beverly David S. Lynch Park
  • Beverly Historical Society and Museum
  • Salem Witch Museum
  • House of the Seven Gables
  • John Balch House

Things To Do In Beverly

In Beverly, you can enjoy a number of recreational activities. The city includes several parks, playgrounds, restaurants, theaters and bars. At the Lynch Park and beaches you can enjoy swimming, sun bathing and kayaking. The city also includes many picnic spots. The Cabot Street Cinema Theatre features the world's longest running magician's show.

Beverly Transportation

Boston Logan International Airport serves the area.

Beverly Higher Education

Endicott College is the local college.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,967
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+21,619
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.5%
Median Earnings25+$50,065
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,203
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,137

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,151
% Above Poverty Level92.3%
% Below Poverty Level7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation7.9%

Housing

People Living Alone32.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,113
Median House Value$378,100

Ancestry

Irish26.4%
Italian19.8%
English13.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
French Except Basque10.2%
Polish5.5%
Canadian5%
Scottish3.2%
Swedish2.3%
Greek2.1%
Portuguese2.1%
Dutch1.8%
Russian1.4%
Brazilian0.8%
Lithuanian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
African0.4%
Finnish0.4%
US/American0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Beverly Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1915
Phone Area Codes508,978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.57
Approximate Longitude-70.87

Beverly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARBLEHEAD
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationMIDDLETON
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationREADING
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Danvers27,558$100,552
Hamilton8,136$131,250
Marblehead20,363$135,991
Peabody52,235$85,000
Salem42,804$78,728
Wenham5,135$149,550

Beverly Public Libraries

Beverly Public Library
32 ESSEX ST.
Beverly, Massachusetts
(978) 921-6062

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Beverly Hospitals

Northeast Hospital Corporation - Beverly Campus
(Non-profit)
85 Herrick Street
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Beverly Public Schools

East Area
502 Cabot St
(978) 922-5870
Ayers/ryal Side School
40 Woodland Ave
(978) 921-6116
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
Centerville Elementary
17 Hull St
(978) 921-6120
Primary
Total Enrollment 350
Beverly High
100 Sohier Rd
(978) 921-6132
High
Total Enrollment 1263
Cove Elementary
20 Eisenhower Ave
(978) 921-6121
Primary
Total Enrollment 435
Hannah Elementary
41r Brimbal Ave
(978) 921-6126
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Briscoe Middle
7 Sohier Rd
(978) 921-6103
Middle
Total Enrollment 970
North Beverly Elementary
48 Putnam St
(978) 921-6130
Primary
Total Enrollment 396

Beverly Private Schools

St John The Evangelist School
111 New Balch St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 216
St Mary School
13 Chapman St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
Shore Country Day School
545 Cabot St
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 420
Glen Urquhart School
74 Hart St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 217
Harborlight Montessori School
243 Essex St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 128
Stoneridge Children's Montessori School
290 Hale St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 86
Landmark School
429 Hale St
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 459
Beverly School For The Deaf
6 Echo Ave
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
Cape Ann Waldorf School
701 Cabot St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
Mrs Alexander's School
80 Lothrop St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
The Waring School
35 Standley St
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 152
New England Academy
500 Cummings Ctr Ste 1100
Secondary
Total Enrollment 94
The Children's Center For Communication
6 Echo Ave
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
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Historic Beverly

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Beverly regatta. 1890 June 28.

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Beverly regatta. 1890 June 28.

Beverly Regatta 1890 June 28.

Beverly regatta. 1890 June 28.

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