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Overview

Introduction to Randolph, Massachusetts

Randolph, Massachusetts is 4 miles N of Brockton, Massachusetts and 13 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Norfolk county. The town is part of the Boston metro area.

Randolph History

This area was originally inhabited by the Cochato and Ponkapoag tribes, who called the land Cochaticquom. It was incorporated in 1793. The town is said to be named after the first president of the Continental Congress, Peyton Randolph. During the 19th century, this town was widely regarded as one of the country’s leading boot producers. However, this industry declined in the early years of the 20th century and was replaced by the service and light manufacturing industries.

Randolph and nearby Attractions

  • Ponkapoag Camp of Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Jonathan Belcher House
  • Gills Farm Archeological District
  • Randolph Country Club
  • Belcher Park
  • Randolph Skate Park & Supplies

Things To Do In Randolph

The recreation center of Randolph regularly arranges interesting events and activities for its residents. There are some excellent golf courses, huge parks with facilities for different activities and monuments of historical importance.

Randolph Transportation

Boston Logan International Airport provides air transportation to the people of Randolph.

Randolph Higher Education

Babson College is nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population33,704
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+16,891
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married43.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.9%
Median Earnings25+$41,891
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,997
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,803

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,715
% Above Poverty Level88.7%
% Below Poverty Level11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation9.6%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,308
Median House Value$283,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.5%
West Indian17.3%
Haitian12.2%
Irish10.6%
African8.8%
Italian5.6%
English4.5%
Cape Verdean3.9%
Jamaican2.9%
Nigerian2.3%
German2%
Arab2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.8%
Portuguese1.7%
Lebanese1.7%
Russian1.5%
Canadian1.4%
Barbadian1.2%
Trinidad Tobago1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Kenyan0.7%
Ukrainian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Sierra Leone0.2%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Croatian0.1%
British0.1%
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Randolph Almanac

CategoryValue
County Norfolk County
Standard Zip Codes2368
Phone Area Codes339,781
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.17
Approximate Longitude-71.05

Randolph Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBLUE HILL OBS MILTON
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp43 to 60 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationHINGHAM
Distance8.1 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
StationWALPOLE 2
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brockton95,161$61,947
Holbrook11,029$92,234

Randolph Public Libraries

Turner Free Library
2 NORTH MAIN STREET
Randolph, Massachusetts
(781) 961-0932

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Randolph Public Schools

Elizabeth G Lyons Elementary
60 Vesey Rd
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6252
Primary
Total Enrollment 300
J F Kennedy Elementary
20 Hurley Dr
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6211
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Margaret L Donovan
123 Reed Street
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6248
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Martin E Young Elementary
30 Lou Courtney Dr
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6256
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Randolph Community Middle
225 High Street
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6243
Middle
Total Enrollment 690
Randolph High
70 Memorial Pkwy
ZIP: 2368
(781) 961-6220
High
Total Enrollment 707

Randolph Private Schools

Boston Higashi School
800 N Main St
ZIP: 2368
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 88
The May Center For Child Development-randolph
41 Pacella Park Dr
ZIP: 2368
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 131
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