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Demographics

People

Total Population3,488
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens24.3%
Employed Population 16+1,988
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.9%
Median Earnings25+$59,897
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$47,361

Wealth

Median Family Income$130,787
% Above Poverty Level95.2%
% Below Poverty Level4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation9.7%

Housing

People Living Alone37.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,312
Median House Value$548,900

Ancestry

Irish37.5%
Italian22.5%
English11.3%
German10%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.6%
Greek5.3%
Canadian4.3%
Polish3.4%
French Except Basque3.2%
Scottish3%
Portuguese2.4%
Swedish2.3%
US/American1.1%
Austrian1%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.7%
Brazilian0.6%
Russian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Belgian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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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
Lynn93,069$63,332
Marblehead20,393$143,484
Revere53,864$66,773
Saugus28,037$95,717
Swampscott14,563$127,146

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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