Wakefield Housing Information

IndexWakefieldMassachusettsNational
Median home price$433,000$341,000$184,700
Median rent asked$1,242$1,129$949
Avg. people per household2.42.52.6
Owner occupied households73.9%62.1%63.6%
Renter occupied households26.1%37.9%36.4%

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  • The median home price in Wakefield is 134% higher than the national average.
  • The median rent asked in Wakefield is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The average number of people per household in Wakefield is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The number of owner occupied households in Wakefield is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The number of renter occupied households in Wakefield is 28% lower than the national average.

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Nearby cities with low home prices

City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Hanscom AFB, MA1,943$0100%
Lawrence, MA79,337$229,50024%
Lowell, MA109,871$234,10027%
Lynn, MA92,074$263,70043%
Chelsea, MA38,244$280,90052%
Wakefield, MA26,399$433,000134%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Paradise, CA26,396$200,9009%
Wethersfield, CT26,396$246,20033%
Timberwood Park, TX26,388$294,00059%
Batavia, IL26,413$278,60051%
Lemon Grove, CA26,421$346,40088%
Wakefield, MA26,399$433,000134%
Source: The Wakefield, MA housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and Zillow data.
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