Demographics

People

Total Population3,495
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens26%
Employed Population 16+1,968
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married50.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.3%
Median Earnings25+$59,507
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,847

Wealth

Median Family Income$130,357
% Above Poverty Level96.8%
% Below Poverty Level3.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time41 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation9.6%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,367
Median House Value$628,200

Ancestry

Irish29.4%
Italian16.7%
English11.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
German7%
Greek4.1%
French Except Basque3.9%
Canadian3.2%
Portuguese3%
Scottish2.6%
Polish2.2%
Swedish2%
Austrian1.5%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Brazilian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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Nahant Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes01908
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
Lynn93,617$66,621
Marblehead20,488$151,715
Revere53,966$68,187
Saugus28,158$96,096
Swampscott14,755$144,649

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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