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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 Population33,526
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+16,668
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married42.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28%
Median Earnings25+$40,778
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,613
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,295

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,949
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation10.6%

Housing

People Living Alone25.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,267
Median House Value$272,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.8%
West Indian18.3%
Haitian13.3%
Irish11.1%
African8.4%
Italian6.2%
English5%
Cape Verdean4.3%
Jamaican2.7%
Polish2.4%
German2.2%
Arab1.9%
Portuguese1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Russian1.6%
Lebanese1.5%
Canadian1.5%
Nigerian1.3%
Barbadian1.2%
Scottish1%
Trinidad Tobago0.9%
Kenyan0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Sierra Leone0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
British0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Greek0.1%
Dutch0.1%
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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
Avon4,476$89,423
Brockton94,813$60,696
Canton22,562$123,250
Holbrook11,008$83,696
Stoughton28,260$93,357

Randolph Public Libraries

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

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Randolph Public Schools

Randolph Community Middle
225 High St
(781) 961-6243
Middle
Total Enrollment 763
J F Kennedy Elementary
20 Hurley Dr
(781) 961-6211
Primary
Total Enrollment 369
Elizabeth G Lyons Elementary
60 Vesey Rd
(781) 961-6252
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Margaret L Donovan
123 Reed St
(781) 961-6248
Primary
Total Enrollment 409
Martin E Young Elementary
30 Lou Courtney Dr
(781) 961-6256
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Randolph High
70 Memorial Parkway
(781) 961-6220
High
Total Enrollment 773

Randolph Private Schools

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