Shrewsbury Massachusetts

Realtors Guide to Shrewsbury Massachusetts

The following information is provided by top Shrewsbury MA Realtor, Bill Gassett of RE/MAX Executive Realty. If you have any questions on Shrewsbury and specifically Real Estate, please get in touch!

Shrewsbury MA Real EstateShrewsbury is a town located in Worcester County, Central Massachusetts, named after Shrewsbury England. The town is a suburb of both Boston and Worcester – about 45 minutes from Boston and 10 minutes to downtown Worcester.

The town has a total of 21.6 miles and is bordered on the west by Worcester, separated by Lake Quinsigamond; to the north is Boylston and Interstate 290; southside is bounded by Grafton; and Northborough and Westborough are to the east.

Cities and towns within 13 miles (center of each city) of Shrewsbury include:  Northborough, Worcester, Westborough, Grafton, Millbury, Clinton, Holden, Marlborough, Southborough, Hudson, Sutton, Northbridge, Hopkinton and Ashland, MA.

The town of Shrewsbury has much to offer its residents such as the aesthetic appeal of many 200-year old buildings, an array of ethnic restaurants and a strip of high-end boutiques. When residents want even more excitement, they can jump on the commuter rail that goes straight to Boston. Other local attractions in or near Shrewsbury include:

  • Shrewsbury Town HallShrewsbury Village- 1 mi
  • Eco Tarium – 5 mi
  • Higgins Armory – 5 mi
  • Quinsigamond Lake- 5 mi
  • Union Station – 5 mi
  • Worcester Art/History Museum – 5 mi
  • Worcester Centrum -DCU- 5 mi
  • Mechanics Hall – 7 mi
  • Peter Pan Bus Terminal – 8 mi
  • Auburn Mall – 10 mi
  • Solmond Pond Mall – 10 mi
  • Wrentham Outlet Mall – 45 mi
  • Fenway Park- 60 mi
  • Gillette Stadium – 60 mi

Shrewsbury MA Real Estate

Shrewsbury MA Real EstateIf you’re in the market to buy Real estate or thinking about relocating to Shrewsbury MA, you will find many residential options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for luxury and estate homes, a nice single-family home, a town home or maybe even a short sale or other investment property, I am a Shrewsbury MA Realtor® that can help you find exactly what you’re looking for!

The median home value is $348,600 with home appreciation at -2.14% over the last year. The median age of Shrewsbury MA Real Estate is 34 years. Renters make up 22.68% of the town’s population and 3.06% of houses and apartments are unoccupied.

There is no doubt the town is quite popular due to the fantastic reputation of the schools, quality housing stock and the convenience of a great location close to major routes.

Population Statistics

As of 2011, the population of Shrewsbury, MA was 33,571 and there are 1,632 people per square mile. The median age is 39.7 compared to the US median is 36.6. 57. 61% of people in Shrewsbury are married and 7.80% are divorced. The average household size is 2.57 people. 48.72% of people are married with children and 46.39% have children and single.

Climate and Health Index

Shrewsbury gets 46 inches of rain per year compared to the US average of 37 inches.  Snowfall is 56 inches compared to the US average city that gets 25 inches. Number of days with any measurable precipitation is 88.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year with July highs around 81 degrees and January lows around 17.  The comfort index, based on humidity during the hot months, is 51 out of 100 (higher is more comfortable compared to the average comfort index of 44.  Air quality in is 38 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). Water quality is 52 on a scale to 100 (higher is better).

Economy

The unemployment rate is 6.30%, with job growth of -0.17%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.36%. Sales tax rate is 5.00% and income tax is 5.30%.  Income per capita is $42,949 and median household income is $86,669.

Shrewsbury MA Real EstateMost Common Industries in Shrewsbury include:

  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Population by Occupation in Shrewsbury:

  • Management, Business, and Financial Operations 22.11% 13.81%
  • Professional and Related Occupations 32.87% 22.68%
  • Service 9.51% 14.51%
  • Sales and Office 22.61% 25.22%
  • Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.05% 0.68%
  • Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 4.66% 9.37%
  • Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 7.89%

Public Schools

Shrewsbury schools spend approximately $6,315 per student. There are 16 pupils per teacher, 1,967 students per librarian and 922 children per counselor.

Colleges/Universities With Over 2000 Students Nearby

  • Quinsigamond Community College- about 5 miles; Worcester, MA
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute – about 5 miles; Worcester, MA
  • Assumption College- about 6 miles; Worcester, MA
  • Clark University- about 6 miles;Worcester, MA)
  • College of the Holy Cross – about 6 miles; Worcester, MA
  • Worcester State College – about 7 miles; Worcester, MA
  • Framingham State College – about 15 miles; Framingham, MA

Educational Statistics

  • 2 yr College Grad. 8.14% 7.47%
  • 4 yr College Grad. 30.23% 17.42%
  • Graduate Degrees 22.49% 10.12%
  • High School Grads. 94.98% 84.72%

Hospitals/Medical Centers in Worcester County, MA

Local residents have 9 hospitals in Worcester County to choose from within driving distance of Shrewsbury.

  • Linton Hospital
  • Milford Regional Medical Center
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Vincent Hospital
  • Heywood Hospital
  • UMASS Memorial Medical Center
  • Harrington Memorial Hospital
  • Health Alliance Hospitals
  • Adcare Hospital of Worcester

 Shrewsbury MA ParkParks in town

  • Mill Pond Park
  • Saint Johns Athletic Field
  • Jordan Pond Recreation Area
  • Shrewsbury Historic District
  • Dean Park

Transportation

The average one-way commute takes 31 minutes. 87% of commuters drive their own car alone and 7% carpool with others. 1% take mass transit and 3% work from home.

  • Train Stations nearest to Shrewsbury include:  Worcester, MA (4 miles) and Framingham, MA (16 miles).
  • Airports nearest to Shrewsbury include: Logan International Airport (36 miles) in Boston, MA and Worcester Regional Airport (9 miles) in Worcester, MA

 Utility companies

Restaurants

There are some fantastic places to eat in town. Here are a few of the local favorites:

Bill Gassett – Shrewsbury Massachusetts Realtor®

Shrewsbury MA RealtorsIf you’re thinking about selling your home, investment property or other Shrewsbury Real Estate, allow me to help make the transaction a smooth and successful experience. One of my areas of expertise is online marketing. There are very few Realtors who are providing the type of online exposure I provide my clients.

My clients homes and condominiums are found all over the internet on the most viewed real estate portals along with the multiple websites and blogs I use as promotional tools. If you do any kind of Real Estate search you will find this website along with other I own to be highly visible!

If you’re in the market to buy real estate, you will find a variety of residential options to choose from to fit your lifestyle budget and needs.

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell Real Estate in Shrewsbury, my goal is to provide expert advice and exceptional customer service utilizing the latest, cutting-edge Internet marketing technology available. When looking at the homes I am marketing, you will notice we have vivid photography, well thought out property descriptions and video tours to make sure our clients properties stand out from the competition. We leave no stone unturned when marketing Shrewsbury real estate!

A few of my accomplishments that I am proud of include:

  • Shrewsbury MA Real Estate AwardGraduated with B.S. in Marketing and Management Northeastern University Boston, MA. Active participant in the Cooperative Education Program.
  • Full time Realtor for past 26 years servicing Metrowest MA including Shrewsbury MA.
  • Member of National Association of Realtors & Greater Boston Real Estate Board.
  • Prior to joining RE/MAX in 1996 was one of the top agents in MA for the Prudential Real Estate.
  • Have been ranked one of the top 5 RE/MAX agents in Massachusetts each year, for twelve out of the past thirteen years.
  • #1 agent at RE/MAX Executive Realty – a five office company with over 120 agents. RE/MAX Executive Realty is one of the largest RE/MAX company’s in Massachusetts with offices in Hopkinton, Holliston, Grafton, Franklin and Medfield. Elected to RE/MAX Hall of Fame.
  • RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement award.
  • Have been ranked as high as #19 RE/MAX agent in the United States.
  • Featured in Who’s Who In Real Estate.
  • In 2012 was the #1 RE/MAX Realtor in all of New England.

I have been listing and selling homes in and around Metrowest Massachusetts for the last 26+ years. Call or send me an email so we can discuss how I can best serve your Shrewsbury Massachusetts Real Estate needs!

Bill Gassett ~ Realtor® Shrewsbury MA
RE/MAX Executive Realty
77 Main Street, Hopkinton MA 01748
Phone: 508.435.5356
Fax: 508.435.5550
Email: billgassett@remaxexec.com

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  1. 7 beds, 6 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 8,364 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,283 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 94
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty
  2. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.02 ac
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 251
    Walk Score®: 30
    Listed with
  3. 5 beds, 7 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 16,194 sq ft
    Lot size: 15.26 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 26
    Days on market: 290
    Walk Score®: 22
    Listed with Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty
  4. 6 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,138 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,250 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 114
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  5. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,940 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,775 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 14
    Days on market: 297
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Tina Bilazarian, Inc.
  6. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 6,465 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,250 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 15
    Days on market: 121
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  7. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,587 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,560 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 313
    Listed with Aberman Associates, Inc.
  8. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 5,482 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,796 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 157
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  9. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,845 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 156
    Listed with www.EntryOnly.com
  10. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 6,843 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,583 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 385
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  11. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,172 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,103 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 63
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  12. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.20 ac
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 150
    Walk Score®: 0
    Listed with Northeast Development & Investment, Inc.
  13. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,823 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,414 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 53
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  14. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,850 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,842 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 76
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  15. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,383 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.27 ac
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 10
    Listed with Collins & Demac Real Estate
  16. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 5,668 sq ft
    Lot size: 40,719 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 15
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.
  17. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,941 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.64 ac
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 28
    Listed with Lamacchia Realty, Inc.
  18. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,656 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.40 ac
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 302
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  19. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,225 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,019 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 66
    Listed with Tina Bilazarian, Inc.
  20. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,873 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,313 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 30
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  21. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,966 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,495 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 42
    Walk Score®: 3
    Listed with RE/MAX Real Estate Center
  22. 6 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,245 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.19 ac
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 15
    Days on market: 262
    Walk Score®: 3
    Listed with USRealty.com, LLP
  23. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,216 sq ft
    Lot size: 30,361 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 106
    Walk Score®: 6
    Listed with The Greene Realty Group
  24. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 5,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 39,772 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 19
    Listed with J. B. Realty
  25. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,162 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,537 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 129
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  26. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,055 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 57
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  27. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 4,168 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.52 ac
    Year built: 999
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 9
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty North Central
  28. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,742 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.55 ac
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 371
    Walk Score®: 2
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  29. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,640 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,881 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 21
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  30. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,959 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,000 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 65
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  31. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 912 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.27 ac
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
    Listed with Better Living Real Estate, LLC
  32. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,706 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,107 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 120
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  33. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,113 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,878 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 176
    Listed with Berkshire Realty Group, LLC
  34. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,225 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,744 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 21
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  35. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,574 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.11 ac
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 114
    Walk Score®: 22
    Listed with Thrive Real Estate Specialists
  36. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,454 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.04 ac
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 93
    Listed with Collins & Demac Real Estate
  37. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,442 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,863 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 128
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  38. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,256 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,438 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 101
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  39. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,056 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,413 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 463
    Walk Score®: 12
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  40. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,962 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,704 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 154
    Listed with MetroWest Real Estate Sales
  41. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,504 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.51 ac
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 29
    Listed with ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group
  42. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,688 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,007 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 29
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  43. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,410 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 27
    Listed with Alpha Realty
  44. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,052 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,527 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 50
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  45. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,058 sq ft
    Lot size: 30,543 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 18
    Listed with Tina Bilazarian, Inc.
  46. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.17 ac
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 12
    Listed with RE/MAX Real Estate Center
  47. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,824 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,138 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 15
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  48. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,890 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 36
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties
  49. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,764 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,519 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 58
    Listed with A & E Realty Company
  50. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,428 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.18 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 67
    Listed with RE/MAX Prof Associates

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