Location & Governance

Arlington, Massachusetts is located 6 miles northwest of downtown Boston and comprises 5.5 square miles of land.  Settled in 1635 and incorporated as a town in 1867.  Arlington is managed by the “Representative Town Meeting” style of government.

Housing Overview

With a population of 42,844 residents, the average household size is 2.32 persons and the median household income is $92,338.  Of 19,974 total housing units, 58% are owner-occupied, 37% rented and 5% are vacant.  The Fiscal Year 2021 residential tax rate for Arlington, MA is 11.34%.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau 2010-2014; Town of Arlington, MA; MLS Pinergy®

Residential Home Sales 2019 – 2021:  Arlington, MA

The statistics below provide a comparison of Condominium, Single Family, and Multi-Family homes sold in Arlington, Massachusetts in 2019, 2020, and the first quarter of 2021.

# SoldAvg. Sale $Median Sale $SP:OP
Condo
YE 2019222$647,726$616,000102%
YE 2020239$684,813$660,000101%
Q1 202152$721,558$757,500100%
Single Family
YE 2019281$916,393$820,000102%
YE 2020264$946,879$870,000102%
Q1 202142$961,381$899,500103%
Multi-Family
YE 201947$1,001,809$989,000101%
YE 202010$1,184,000$1,200,000101%
Q1 202141$1,126,378$1,080,018102%

SP:OP = Sales Price to Original Price Ratio.  Data Source: MLS Pinergy®
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Residential Inventory 2019 – 2020:  Arlington, MA

The statistics below provide a comparison of the total number of Condominium, Single Family, and Multi-Family homes listed for sale in Arlington, Massachusetts in 2019 and 2020.

YE 2019YE 2020
Condo:259304
Single-Family:315314
Multi-Family5055

Data Source: MLS Pinergy®
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