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Overview

Introduction to North Andover, Massachusetts

North Andover, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 1 miles E of Lawrence, Massachusetts and 23 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Lawrence metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

North Andover History

North Andover, a small town in Massachusetts, was first settled in 1646. This town was officially united on April 7, 1855. During the time of the ’salem Witch Trial’s many people from this town were accused of practicing witchcraft. In the past, North Andover was a religious and political center. In 1855, Andover was divided into North Andover and Andover.

North Andover and nearby Attractions

  • The Museum of Printing
  • Smolak Farms
  • LasereCraze
  • No Andover Historical Society
  • Harold Parker State Forest

Things To Do In North Andover

This beautiful town is blessed with rivers, tall trees, creeks, reservoirs and streams. There are also numerous parks in North Andover. It also has some famous restaurants and many attractive art museums and galleries. One can visit the picturesque and historic lighthouse in North Andover.

North Andover Transportation

The local airport is Boston Logan International.

North Andover Higher Education

The Northern Essex Community College offers higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population29,705
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+14,993
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married56.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher59.6%
Median Earnings25+$65,806
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,468

Wealth

Median Family Income$129,578
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,392
Median House Value$448,300

Ancestry

Irish27%
Italian19.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
English10.4%
French Except Basque6.7%
Canadian4.7%
Polish4.2%
Scottish2.8%
Russian2.4%
Arab2.1%
Greek2%
Portuguese1.6%
Swedish1.1%
West Indian1%
Lithuanian0.9%
Lebanese0.9%
African0.8%
Kenyan0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Czech0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Albanian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
German0.1%
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North Andover Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes1845
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.7
Approximate Longitude-71.11

North Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLAWRENCE
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip44 inches
StationHAVERHILL
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationMIDDLETON
Distance9.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Andover9,194$132,135
Boxford2,472$140,568
Groveland6,681$98,810
Haverhill62,340$75,240
Lawrence79,337$38,681

North Andover Public Libraries

Stevens Memorial Library
345 MAIN STREET
North Andover, Massachusetts
(978) 688-9505

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North Andover Public Schools

Atkinson
111 Phillips Brks Rd
(978) 794-0124
Primary
Total Enrollment 501
Franklin
2 Cypress Terrace
(978) 794-1990
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
Annie L Sargent School
300 Abbott St
(978) 725-3673
Primary
Total Enrollment 607
North Andover High
430 Osgood St
(978) 794-1711
High
Total Enrollment 1327
North Andover Middle
495 Main St
(978) 794-1870
Middle
Total Enrollment 1121
Kittredge
601 Main St
(978) 794-1688
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
Thomson
266 Waverly Rd
(978) 794-1545
Primary
Total Enrollment 299

North Andover Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center #1485
594 Chickering Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
St Michael Elementary School
80 Maple Ave
Elementary
Total Enrollment 456
Vista Preparatory School
863 Turnpike St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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