Marlborough, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Marlborough is located in the eastern-central part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Middlesex County, which is on the western side of Boston. The city was originally a part of Sudbury, however, it was then set off as Whipsuferadge Plantation by 1656 before it was incorporated as a town and named after a town in England, Marlborough. The Native American plantation of Okammakamefit that are being adjoined and was eventually annexed in 1718. The area ventured into shoe manufacturing at the start of 1812, and after which, services and trade became an important factor in the economy. However, the largest chunk of employment was dependent on the manufacturing of chemicals, computers, shoes, metal goods, electronic equipment, and others. The city began its early years as a Colonial and Native American settlement, and it still retains the idyllic ponds and tree-covered bridges to this day. Visitors trek to the area to explore pristine trails and conservation lands. In addition, Marlborough is home to the largest rink complex in North America, the New England Sports Center. The city continues to provide excellent amenities to its constituents, and the Marlborough Public Schools boast a STEM program that’s nationally recognized. The high quality of life in the area has resulted to a continuous influx of new residents. This has led to a housing development boom, but real estate prices have generally remained stable with property types ranging from single dwellings to multi-family complexes. Marlborough has an active cultural scene, which includes a Farmer’s Market, the annual Labor Day Parade, and the Halloween Horibbles Parade. Finally, the city has recently kickstarted million-dollar renovations to Ward Park, a Senior Center, and a World War II Memorial Beach revitalization project.

Marlborough, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

630,497 +26%
599,450 +34%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Marlborough Homes for Purchase

68 +13%
128 +7%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

10 +18%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 67  
Police Civilians 14  
Total Arrests 222 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,258 (2020)
CrimeScore 22.38  
National Rank 2580th  
Statewide Rank 21st  

Local Statistics

Population 39,290 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,120 (22.66%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 5
Assault Offenses 371
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 30
Counterfeiting/Forgery 17
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 197
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 41
Embezzlement 3
Extortion/Blackmail 3
Fraud Offenses 299
Kidnapping/Abduction 1
Larceny/Theft Offenses 317
Motor Vehicle Theft 29
Pornography/Obscene Material 10
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 6
Sex Offenses 36
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 7
Stolen Property Offenses 10
Weapon Law Violations 13

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