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

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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: [email protected]

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  1. 4 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 12,071 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.05 ac
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 56
    Walk Score®: 9
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  2. 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: 248
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty
  3. 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: 405
    Walk Score®: 30
    Listed with Network Properties
  4. 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: 444
    Walk Score®: 22
    Listed with Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty
  5. 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: 467
    Walk Score®: 0
    Listed with Aberman Associates, Inc.
  6. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,299 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.06 ac
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 71
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with Glen Echo Realty
  7. 6 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: 311
    Walk Score®: 7
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  8. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.46 ac
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 13
    Days on market: 85
    Walk Score®: 3
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  9. 4 beds, 4 full, 3 half baths
    Home size: 5,855 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,560 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 109
    Walk Score®: 0
    Listed with RE/MAX Advantage 1
  10. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,737 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 36
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  11. 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: 230
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with Tomaiolo Realty Group Inc
  12. 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: 456
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Brown & Brown Real Estate
  13. 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: 169
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.
  14. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,129 sq ft
    Lot size: 38,518 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 51
    Walk Score®: 12
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  15. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,990 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.17 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 11
    Days on market: 121
    Walk Score®: 43
    Listed with New England Home Realty
  16. 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: 260
    Walk Score®: 6
    Listed with The Greene Realty Group
  17. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 40,527 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 144
    Walk Score®: 7
    Listed with Gallo Builders Realty, LLC
  18. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,218 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,000 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 56
    Walk Score®: 29
    Listed with Vmax Realty
  19. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,740 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,564 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6
    Walk Score®: 11
    Listed with SoldOnMLS.com
  20. 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: 211
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  21. 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: 173
    Walk Score®: 5
    Listed with J. B. Realty
  22. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,846 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,424 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 56
    Walk Score®: 27
    Listed with Heisler & Mattson Properties
  23. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,163 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 60
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with
  24. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,479 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,193 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 66
    Walk Score®: 5
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  25. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,368 sq ft
    Lot size: 30,532 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 64
    Walk Score®: 2
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  26. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,274 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.03 ac
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 22
    Days on market: 159
    Walk Score®: 3
    Listed with Jorge Andres Zea
  27. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,667 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,208 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 48
    Walk Score®: 13
    Listed with Casa Realty Service
  28. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,580 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,937 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 38
    Walk Score®: 5
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  29. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,698 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.33 ac
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 21
    Walk Score®: 1
    Listed with Vmax Realty
  30. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.70 ac
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 226
    Walk Score®: 10
    Listed with ERA Key Realty Services - Westborough
  31. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,660 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,923 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
    Walk Score®: 2
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  32. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,418 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 49
    Walk Score®: 41
    Listed with King Realty
  33. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,860 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,967 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 30
    Walk Score®: 4
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Shrewsbury
  34. 1 bed, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,678 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,450 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 28
    Walk Score®: 69
    Listed with Quinsigamond Realty
  35. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,432 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.52 ac
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 113
    Walk Score®: 16
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
  36. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 99
    Walk Score®: 66
    Listed with ANR Realty
  37. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,352 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,102 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 127
    Walk Score®: 22
    Listed with Michael S. Ferguson
  38. 3 beds, 2 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 1,974 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,314 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
    Walk Score®: 20
    Listed with Re/Max Vision
  39. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,375 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,978 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 123
    Walk Score®: 9
    Listed with RE/MAX Executive Realty
  40. 6 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,087 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,140 sqft
    Year built: 1933
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 192
    Walk Score®: 27
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.
  41. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,344 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,730 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 13
    Walk Score®: 51
    Listed with Builders Realty Network
  42. 5 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,604 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,501 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 58
    Walk Score®: 9
    Listed with Era Key Realty Services- Fram
  43. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,304 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,507 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 49
    Walk Score®: 11
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  44. 4 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,866 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,348 sqft
    Year built: 1944
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 24
    Walk Score®: 36
    Listed with Andrew J. Abu Inc., REALTORS®
  45. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,532 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 9
    Days on market: 52
    Walk Score®: 8
    Listed with SoldOnMLS.com
  46. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,192 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,287 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 44
    Walk Score®: 20
    Listed with RE/MAX Prof Associates
  47. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,474 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,150 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 24
    Walk Score®: 37
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Greater Worcester
  48. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,849 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,030 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 119
    Walk Score®: 18
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Westborough
  49. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,302 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,957 sqft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 242
    Walk Score®: 9
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties
  50. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,040 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,500 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 307
    Walk Score®: 53
    Listed with XSell Realty, LLC

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