Marlborough Zip Trip
This week, the stop of the 2017 Zip Trip Season is in Marlborough, MA. The event will be held from 6am-10am at 57 Orchard Street in Marlborough. Be sure to come visit our table and say hello to our agents!
Watch Anthony and Michele Discuss Marlborough on this week’s On the Market segment.
Want to learn more about Marlborough? Read all about this city below!
The local Middlesex County town of Marlborough MA is the next stop for Lamacchia on our zip trip around the state this summer. With a population of 39,612 in 2014, there is much to know if you are planning on making this community your home for years to come!
According to MLSPIN, the median home value in Marlborough is $324,588 with the median price of homes currently listed at $362,726. The home value has risen from last year with a 6.9% increase. Marlborough is around a 30-minute drive from Worcester & an hour drive from Boston which provides a mix of residents that work in the town itself and both neighboring cities.
Back in 2010, Bloomberg Businessweek.om ranked Marlborough as the “best and most affordable community to raise a child in 2011”. The area is known as a middle-income town with low crime rate and good public schools. It also has plenty of resources and things to do during non-work and school hours. Explore many outdoor areas and spaces such as Marlborough Memorial Beach, Ghiloni Nature Trail / State Forest, John Brown Bell & Felton Conservation area. If you are looking for some entertainment, Marlborough has options for you too with The Regal Cinemas, a public library, restaurants, a jazz club and more! For a larger list of things to do visit: visit-marlborough.com.
Living in Marlborough, you’ll be sending your children to a good public school system. There are four elementary schools, 1 Lt Charles W. Whitcomb School for middle school & Marlborough High for public high school education.
Culture / History:
Marlborough was originally declared as a town in 1660. In 1711, Marlborough territory included all of Northborough, Southborough, Westborough and Hudson. The town itself really started to grow in the 19th century as it became a real industrial town. Then in the late 20th centuries, it transitioned into high technology industries after the Massachusetts Turnpike was constructed.
Marlborough, Massachusetts as of May 2017 had an unemployment rate of 3.4%. This is much less than the national average and lower than the state average as well which is at 4.1%. A few of the largest employed companies out of Marlborough include Boston Scientific Corp, Globalfoundries Inc. & Raytheon Civil Communications.