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Demographics

People

Total Population3,471
Male Share of the Population45.1%
Female Share of the Population54.9%
Senior Citizens22.7%
Employed Population 16+1,876
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.6%
Median Earnings25+$56,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$129,313
% Above Poverty Level95.8%
% Below Poverty Level4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation11.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,272
Median House Value$519,100

Ancestry

Irish37.6%
Italian28.8%
English12.9%
German9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.4%
Greek4.5%
Canadian4.3%
Polish4.1%
French Except Basque3.7%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish2.3%
Portuguese2.2%
Brazilian1.9%
Welsh1.4%
US/American1.1%
Dutch1%
Austrian0.9%
Russian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Belgian0.3%
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Nahant Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1908
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.43
Approximate Longitude-70.93

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)

StationMARBLEHEAD
Distance5.8 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
StationREADING
Distance12.6 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
StationHINGHAM
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lynn92,074$60,421
Marblehead20,363$135,991
Revere53,165$61,557
Saugus27,773$92,181
Swampscott14,250$126,392

Nahant Public Libraries

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

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Nahant Public Schools

Johnson
290 Castle Road
ZIP: 1908
(781) 581-1600
Primary
Total Enrollment 172
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Historic Nahant

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Dorchester regatta 1887 June 17.

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Dorchester regatta 1887 June 17.

Dorchester regatta 1887 June 17.

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