Overview

Introduction to Maynard, Massachusetts

Maynard, Massachusetts is 11 miles N of Framingham, Massachusetts and 21 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Middlesex county. The town is part of the Boston metro area.

Maynard History

Located on the banks of the Assabet River, the city of Maynard was first settled in 1638. The area was named as Maynard after a local mill owner, Amory Maynard. The community grew untill the mills were shut down and sold to local businessmen. It is not known whether they perished altogether, but the old mill complex is still remembered for its oldest working hand wound clock.

Maynard and nearby Attractions

  • Maynard Country Club
  • Taylor Brook
  • Union Congregational Church
  • Saint Bridgets Church
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • Vose Pond

Things To Do In Maynard

One can have a trip to the nearby plantation area in Maynard. The old churches and worshipping venues are great tourist attractions. You can visit the museums and national parks located near the city. The old mills in their ruins are also interesting tourist places.

Maynard Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest airport.

Maynard Higher Education

Higher education is provided by Middlesex Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,560
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+5,826
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.7%
Median Earnings25+$53,173
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,336

Wealth

Median Family Income$114,550
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation4.3%

Housing

People Living Alone28.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,111
Median House Value$334,000

Ancestry

Irish24.4%
English17.1%
Italian15.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Canadian9.6%
German9.2%
Scottish6.4%
French Except Basque4.9%
Polish3.8%
West Indian3.2%
Portuguese2.9%
Haitian2.6%
Swedish1.7%
Welsh1.6%
Greek1.4%
Norwegian1.4%
Brazilian1.4%
Finnish1.3%
Russian1.1%
Lithuanian0.9%
Ugandan0.8%
African0.8%
Arab0.8%
Danishn0.7%
Lebanese0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
US Virgin Isl0.5%
US/American0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Maynard Almanac

CategoryValue
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes1754
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.42
Approximate Longitude-71.45

Maynard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBEDFORD
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance15 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
StationREADING
Distance17.5 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
Hudson15,554$94,292

Maynard Public Libraries

Maynard Public Library
77 NASON ST.
Maynard, Massachusetts
(978) 897-1010

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Maynard Public Schools

Fowler School
3 Tiger Drive
ZIP: 1754
(978) 897-6700
Middle
Total Enrollment 455
Green Meadow
5 Tiger Drive
ZIP: 1754
(978) 897-8246
Primary
Total Enrollment 518
Maynard High
1 Tiger Drive
ZIP: 1754
(978) 897-8891
High
Total Enrollment 445

Maynard Private Schools

The Imago School Association I
1 Percival St
ZIP: 1754
Elementary
Total Enrollment 87
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