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Demographics

People

Total Population1,356
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+671
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,115

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,625
% Above Poverty Level89.6%
% Below Poverty Level10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,164
Median House Value$214,500

Ancestry

French Except Basque29.6%
English17.3%
Irish16.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
Canadian10.2%
Italian8.6%
German6.8%
Scottish6.1%
Swedish4.2%
Polish3.9%
Finnish3.8%
Norwegian2.5%
Lithuanian1.7%
Portuguese1.1%
Dutch0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Arab0.6%
Welsh0.3%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Royalston Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City61 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1368
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.677
Longitude-72.188

Royalston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTULLY LAKE
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 58 F
Jul Temp56 to 84 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athol8,428$55,446
Erving1,871$75,139
Orange4,117$59,156
Phillipston1,618$79,338
Warwick742$79,844
Winchendon3,400$61,063

Royalston Public Libraries

Phinehas S. Newton Library
19 ON THE COMMON
Royalston, Massachusetts
(978) 249-3572

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Royalston Public Schools

Royalston Community School
96 Winchendon Rd
(978) 249-2900
Primary
Total Enrollment 147

Royalston Private Schools

The Village School
1 Town Dump Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
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