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 Estate Shrewsbury 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 Estate If 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 Estate Most 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 Park Parks 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 Realtors If 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 Award Graduated 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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(all data current as of 4/2/2015)

  1. 5 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 7,039 sq ft
    Lot size: 34,899 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 136
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with A & E Realty Company
  2. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.02 ac
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 198
    Listed with Network Properties
  3. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 8,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,775 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 14
    Days on market: 209
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  4. 6 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,138 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,250 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 51
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  5. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.63 ac
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 199
    Walk Score®: 46
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  6. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 3,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.27 ac
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 155
    Walk Score®: 77
    Listed with Avant Realty Group
  7. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,737 sqft
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 69
    Walk Score®: 18
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,913 sq ft
    Lot size: 38,310 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 686
    Walk Score®: 9
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  9. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.16 ac
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 979
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with LAER Realty Partners
  10. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,865 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.47 ac
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 14
    Days on market: 29
    Listed with Collins & Demac Real Estate
  11. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,740 sq ft
    Lot size: 42,078 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 253
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  12. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,782 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,910 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 205
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  13. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,883 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,020 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 85
    Listed with Re/Max Luxury Living RE
  14. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,547 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,394 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 63
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Northborough Regional Office
  15. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,069 sq ft
    Lot size: 39,689 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 7
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  16. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 972 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.27 ac
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 20
    Days on market: 193
    Walk Score®: 77
    Listed with Avant Realty Group
  17. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,275 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,679 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 18
    Listed with Thread Real Estate
  18. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,438 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 19
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  19. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,104 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,967 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 19
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  20. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,438 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 172
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  21. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,248 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,897 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 35
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  22. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,828 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,747 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 105
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  23. 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: 59
    Listed with RE/MAX Prof Associates
  24. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,327 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 7
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  25. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,413 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 7
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  26. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,154 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,482 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 157
    Listed with A & E Realty Company
  27. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,024 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 77
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  28. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,980 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 78
    Listed with LAER Realty Partners
  29. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,778 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 44
    Listed with The Greene Realty Group
  30. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,740 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.74 ac
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 379
    Listed with Spangler SELECT Real Estate Solutions
  31. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,774 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 17
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  32. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,060 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,373 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 21
    Listed with Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC
  33. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,177 sq ft
    Lot size: 34,672 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  34. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,520 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,892 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 17
    Listed with Century 21 I & V Walsh R.E.
  35. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,000 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  36. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,045 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,760 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 6
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  37. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,194 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,210 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 7
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | South End
  38. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,001 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,374 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 30
    Listed with Exit Realty Partners
  39. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,232 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.91 ac
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 178
    Listed with Tina Bilazarian, Inc.
  40. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,850 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,796 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Parking spots: 20
    Days on market: 8
    Listed with LeRoux Realty Group
  41. 3 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,661 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,500 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  42. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,436 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,181 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Vmax Realty
  43. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,111 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 155
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.
  44. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,520 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,177 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  45. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,571 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 6
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties
  46. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,504 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.07 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 15
    Days on market: 111
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Greater Worcester
  47. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,844 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,317 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 14
    Listed with Exit Realty Partners
  48. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,858 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,513 sqft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 28
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  49. 6 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,764 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,869 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 280
    Walk Score®: 57
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  50. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,820 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,686 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 77
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury

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