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Overview

Introduction to Tyngsborough, Massachusetts

Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 4 miles NW of Lowell, Massachusetts and 28 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is located in the Lowell metropolitan area.

Tyngsborough History

In 1661, Tyngsborough was first settled in by Europeans. At that time it was a part of Dunstable Township. The town was named after Colonel Jonathan Tyng, the founder of Tyngsborough. Tyng settled in the town in 1675. Tyngsborough was separated from the Dunstable in 1789 and was incorporated on February 23, 1809. In the early 1930s, a single-arched iron bridge was constructed over the Merrimack River.

Tyngsborough and nearby Attractions

  • Merrimack River
  • Whistler House Museum Of Art
  • Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
  • Children's Museum

Things To Do In Tyngsborough

Tyngsborough is also known as the "Gateway to the White Mountains" and features a number of scenic landscapes. The town features a campground where you can enjoy a day trip with your family and friends. You can also enjoy whitewater paddling, fishing and swimming at Assabet River.

Tyngsborough Transportation

The nearest major airport is Boston Logan International.

Tyngsborough Higher Education

University of Massachusetts - Lowell is nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,133
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens9.4%
Employed Population 16+6,773
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married58%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.5%
Median Earnings25+$51,982
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,435

Wealth

Median Family Income$119,504
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone18%
Median Gross Rent$1,018
Median House Value$344,000

Ancestry

Irish28.5%
French Except Basque13.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Canadian10.8%
Italian10.2%
English10.1%
German6.8%
Polish4.2%
Scottish4%
Portuguese3.8%
Greek3.7%
Swedish2.1%
Dutch1.2%
US/American1.1%
Russian1%
Brazilian1%
Lithuanian0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Tyngsborough Almanac

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Tyngsborough Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLOWELL
Distance2.6 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
StationBEDFORD
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationREADING
Distance17.6 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
Chelmsford34,906$124,519
Dracut30,940$94,548
Dunstable3,310$145,045
Lowell109,871$55,999
Pepperell2,417$81,442
Westford23,850$148,775

Tyngsborough Public Libraries

Tyngsborough Public Library
25 BRYANT LANE
Tyngsborough, Massachusetts
(978) 649-7361

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Tyngsborough Public Schools

Gr Lowell Regional Vocational Technical
250 Pawtucket Blvd
ZIP: 1879
(978) 441-4807
High
Total Enrollment 2129
Tyngsborough Middle
50 Norris Rd
ZIP: 1879
(978) 649-3115
Middle
Total Enrollment 432
Tyngsborough High School
36 Norris Rd
ZIP: 1879
(978) 649-7571
High
Total Enrollment 508
Tyngsborough Elementary
205 Westford Road
ZIP: 1879
(978) 649-1990
Primary
Total Enrollment 826
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