Taunton, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Taunton is located in the southeastern part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Bristol County that sits along the Taunton River in the southern part of Boston. The area where the present-day Taunton stands were owned by Elizabeth Poole was said to have purchased the land from the Native Americans who were inhabiting the city in 1639 and was later on named Taunton after it was organized as a town in 1639. The city has served as a base of operations during King Philip’s War. The town’s new industry includes brickmaking, ironworks, and shipbuilding. The production of silverware also started with the establishment in 1824 of the Reed and Barton Company. At present, the city’s economy is already diversified, which already includes services and manufacturing.

Taunton, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

449,072 +13%
439,900 +13%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Taunton Homes for Purchase

82 +28%
144 +13%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

11 0%

Crime & Safety

Total Arrests 738 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,080 (2020)
CrimeScore 14.39  
National Rank 1621st  
Statewide Rank 10th  

Local Statistics

Population 57,675 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,580 (3.40%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 1
Assault Offenses 482
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 58
Counterfeiting/Forgery 9
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 162
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 107
Embezzlement 1
Fraud Offenses 48
Homicide Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 5
Larceny/Theft Offenses 202
Motor Vehicle Theft 37
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 14
Sex Offenses 38
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 18
Stolen Property Offenses 15
Weapon Law Violations 16

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