Peabody, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Peabody is located in the northeastern part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Essex County and is in the northeast part of Boston. The area was originally a part of Salem and became a part of Danvers in 1752, and was then incorporated separately in 1855 as the town of South Danvers. The name was changed to honor George Peabody, who was a philanthropist and a native to the city. The city’s economy has been centered in glassmaking and has been a long time economic mainstay that began as early as 1638. The tanneries were then established before the American Revolution started. However, the leather industry declined during the latter part of the 20th century.

Peabody, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

687,556 +14%
665,750 +7%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Peabody Homes for Purchase

48 +20%
112 -7%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

7 +180%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 85  
Police Civilians 17  
Total Arrests 372 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,331 (2020)
CrimeScore 16.28  
National Rank 1858th  
Statewide Rank 12th  

Local Statistics

Population 53,063 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,983 (4.29%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 2
Arson 3
Assault Offenses 287
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 39
Counterfeiting/Forgery 11
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 201
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 21
Extortion/Blackmail 5
Fraud Offenses 432
Larceny/Theft Offenses 370
Motor Vehicle Theft 33
Pornography/Obscene Material 4
Robbery 6
Sex Offenses 17
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 3
Stolen Property Offenses 7
Weapon Law Violations 8

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