Concord, MA

Welcome to Concord, Massachusetts

A town remarkably rich in literary history as well as historical history with quintessential Northeast townscapes, unique shops, galleries & restaurants. Close to Boston & Cambridge.

What to Expect

Concord evolved into a wealthy Boston suburb and tourist destination in the 20th century, attracting visitors to the Old North Bridge, Orchard House and Walden Pond. The city retains its literary culture and is home to famous writers such as Doris Kearns Goodwin, Alan Lightman and Gregory Maguire.

The Lifestyle

Concord is a fabulous place to raise a family; world-class public schools, parks, walking trails, and other city amenities are picturesque .

Concord is a popular destination in Boston for tourists, and even for Bostonians who want to "get out into the country" for a day of walking, cycling, sightseeing, shopping or even canoeing. This town is quaint and historic.

Unexpected Appeal

The city is overflowing with history at the seams. There are endless iconic touchstones that tourists from around the world can come to see.

The Market in 2021

  • $1.4M- Median Listing Home Price
  • $418- Median Listing Home Price/Sq Ft
  • $1.3M- Median Sold Home Price

You'll Fall In Love With

It's a lovely getaway just 25 minutes outside of Boston. Locations such as Walden Pond and White Pond called "The Jewel of the forest" by Henry David Thoreau are great getaways for fishing, swimming, boating, and all kinds of summer activities. The Concord Library, one of the oldest libraries in the country, is a historic building.

Commute

The MBTA's Fitchburg Line serves the Concord and West Concord stations. Yankee Line offers bus services between Concord and Boston for commuters.

By The Numbers

  • Population

    19,536 (2014)

  • Area

    25.9 sq. mi.

  • Average Housing Price

    $1,156,851 (2017)

  • Property Taxes

    14.29% (2018)

  • Comute to Boston

    17 miles

  • Government

    • Board of Selectmen
    • Open Town Meetings

  • Municipal Services

    • Police
    • Fire
    • Town water & sewer & electric
    • Trash pickup & recycle
    • National Grid (gas),
    • Comcast, Verizon

  • Medical Facilities

    • Emerson Hospital
    • Lahey Clinic (Bedford)

  • Houses of Worship

    • Catholic
    • Congregational
    • Episcopal
    • Jewish
    • Non-denominational
    • Presbyterian
    • Unitarian

  • Elementary (K-5)

    • Alcot
    • Thoreau
    • Willard

  • Middle School (6-8)

    • Peabody
    • Sanborn

  • High School (9-12)

    • Concord-Carlisle HS,
    • Minuteman Reg. HS

  • Private Schools

    • Concord Academy (9-12)
    • Fenn (4-9 boys)
    • Nashoba Brook boys/girls (age 3-3rd) girls (4 - 8)
    • Middlesex (9-12)