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Overview

Introduction to Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 5 miles E of Lowell, Massachusetts and 19 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Lowell metropolitan area.

Tewksbury History

In 1637, Tewksbury was settled in for the first time. Originally, it was a part of Billerica. In 1734, Tewksbury was incorporated as a town and was named after the town of Tewkesbury, England. The Town Hall of Tewksbury was constructed in 1825.

Tewksbury and nearby Attractions

  • Rogers Park
  • Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
  • Great Brook Farm State Park
  • Whistler House Museum Of Art

Things To Do In Tewksbury

Tewksbury offers a number of recreational activities including parks, playgrounds, and basketball courts. You can also enjoy bowling at the Collins Bowling Alley. In addition, the Tewksbury Recreation Department organizes a number of summer recreation programs.

Tewksbury Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Tewksbury Higher Education

The nearest university is University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,378
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+16,199
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married55%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33%
Median Earnings25+$55,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,573
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,560
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$1,567
Median House Value$345,300

Ancestry

Irish32.8%
Italian25.2%
English11.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
French Except Basque6.8%
Portuguese5.9%
Canadian5%
German4.5%
Polish3.6%
Scottish2.8%
Greek2%
Arab1.2%
Russian1.1%
Swedish1%
West Indian1%
Dutch1%
Haitian0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
African0.6%
US/American0.5%
Moroccan0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Tewksbury Almanac

CategoryValue
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes1876
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.61
Approximate Longitude-71.23

Tewksbury 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
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip44 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationREADING
Distance8.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Andover9,194$132,135
Billerica42,228$108,006
Dracut30,940$94,548
Lawrence79,337$38,681
Lowell109,871$55,999
Wilmington23,310$118,375

Tewksbury Public Libraries

Tewksbury Public Library
300 CHANDLER STREET
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
(978) 640-4490

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Tewksbury Public Schools

Heath-brook
165 Shawsheen Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7865
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Louise Davy Trahan
12 Salem Rd
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7870
Primary
Total Enrollment 242
L F Dewing
1469 Andover Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7858
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
John W. Wynn Middle
1 Griffin Way
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7846
Middle
Total Enrollment 656
North Street
133 North Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7875
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
John F. Ryan
135 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7880
Middle
Total Enrollment 600
Tewksbury Memorial High
320 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7825
High
Total Enrollment 1004

Tewksbury Private Schools

Knowledge Beginnings
200 Old Main St
ZIP: 1876
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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