Metro West

Metro West

It's the definition of what towns are in Metro West will vary based on who you speak to.

Welcome to Metro West

The definition of what towns are in Metro West will vary based on who you speak to, but for our purposes, we will consider it to be the layers of suburban towns and cities that are West of Boston. 
 
To the immediate West of Boston is the City of Newton, which is made up of 13 distinct village centers.  Beyond Newton are suburbs including Needham, Westwood, Dover, and Wellesley.  If we peel back the onion further we find the suburbs of Sherborn, Framingham, and Natick. 
 
Many consider the area to stretch as far West as Hopkington (some 26.2 miles away from Boston), as far North as Sudbury and as far South as Foxborough.
 
The towns are dominated by single-family neighborhoods surrounding commercial main streets.  Access to public transportation is via the commuter rail, and there is generally easy access to major expressways such as the Mass Pike and Route 95.


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Overview for Metro West, MA

72,089 people live in Metro West, where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $48,470. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,089

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,470

Average individual Income

Around Metro West, MA

There's plenty to do around Metro West, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

28
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
31
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
27
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wine Empire, Andina Cafe, and Anna Banana's Homemade Goodness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.02 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.22 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.49 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.53 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.86 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Metro West, MA

Metro West has 27,968 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Metro West do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 72,089 people call Metro West home. The population density is 2,878.51 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

72,089

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.1

Median Age

50.35 / 49.65%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
27,968

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$48,470

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Metro West, MA

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Metro West. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Summit Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
The Learning Center For The Deaf
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Miriam F McCarthy School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Cameron Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Joseph P Keefe Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Christa McAuliffe Charter Public School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Mary E Stapleton Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Barbieri Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Framingham High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
King Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Metro West Jewish Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Brighton School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Sudbury Valley School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
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