Fitchburg, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Fitchburg is located in the north-central part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Worcester County. It sits along the scenic highway, Mohawk Trail, and a branch of the Nahua River, which is just northwest of the city of Leominster, and on the northwestern part of Boston. The area was first settled in 1740 and was originally called Turkey Hills, but it was then renamed after John Fitch, the person responsible to ensure the incorporation of the town. The presence of the nearby river furnished power for the early textile mills, and also paved the way in the opening of the Boston-Fitchburg stage line which then stimulated the growth of the town. When the Boston and Fitchburg and of the Vermont and Massachusetts railroad in the 1840s spurred town’s industrial development and economic boom.

Fitchburg, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

394,943 +21%
367,450 +27%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Fitchburg Homes for Purchase

60 +30%
112 +27%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

9 -42%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 77  
Police Civilians 15  
Total Arrests 240 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,644 (2020)
CrimeScore 29.04  
National Rank 3169th  
Statewide Rank 26th  

Local Statistics

Population 40,310 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,640 (4.13%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 4
Assault Offenses 411
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 111
Counterfeiting/Forgery 23
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 372
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 39
Embezzlement 1
Extortion/Blackmail 3
Fraud Offenses 251
Gambling Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 1
Larceny/Theft Offenses 490
Motor Vehicle Theft 74
Pornography/Obscene Material 5
Prostitution Offenses 2
Robbery 44
Sex Offenses 52
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 4
Stolen Property Offenses 16
Weapon Law Violations 35

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