Natick, MA

Welcome to Natick, Massachusetts

Natick is a town near the center of Massachusetts and MetroWest area, with a 2010 census population of 32,786. Natick, is about 10 miles west of Boston, and part of Greater Boston. In  2014 a census showed 34,230 residents, which means that between 2010 and 2014 was one of Boston's fastest growing towns.

What to Expect

A rare combination of urban and rural qualities is provided by the town of Natick, MA. It is a large suburban neighborhood situated along the Mass Pike, close to quiet residential areas and the popular town, the lively shopping area along Route 9. With Framingham to the west and Wellesley to the east, Natick is home to miles eight through 12 of the Boston Marathon.

The Lifestyle

It's a simple town, plenty of locals of second and third generation residents who remained in the city. Natick is known as a wonderful place to live and raise a family, appreciation for the arts, history and pride.

Unexpected Appeal

The Massachusetts Cultural Council voted unanimously in 2012 to make the Natick Center one of the newest cultural districts designated by the legislature, the tenth district to receive this award from the Massachusetts Commonwealth. The Cultural Districts Initiative aims to draw artists and cultural enterprises from communities, promote business and job growth, increase tourism, conserve and reuse historic buildings, enhance property values, and foster local cultural development.

The Market in 2021

  • $729.9K- Median Listing Home Price
  • $354- Median Listing Home Price/Sq Ft
  • $790K- Median Sold Home Price

While there are new buildings in town, many of the homes listed for sale are in the colonial style in different types. Don't be shocked if you also see a handful of cape-style houses. As Natick has become a more popular place to live, there have also been hundreds of new apartments and condos constructed in the last few years.

You'll Fall In Love With

Natick is a small community, and therefore neighborhoods are known to be the separate parts of tract development homes. These were houses designed in the late 1940s by many builders until the late 1950s.


The MBTA Commuter Rail Framingham/Worcester Line serves Natick Center station, in the downtown area.

In Natick, the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority offers bus service.

By the Numbers

  • Population

    36,426 (2021)

  • Area

    16.1 sq. mi.

  • Average Housing Price

    $793,500 (2022)

  • Property Taxes

    12.64% (2023)

  • Comute to Boston

    23.5 miles

  • Government

    • Board of Selectmen
    • Open Town Meetings

  • Municipal Services


  • Medical Facilities


  • Houses of Worship


  • Elementary (K-5)

    • Brown
    • Lilja
    • Memorial
    • Bennett-Hemenway
    • Johnson

  • Middle School (6-8)

    • Kennedy
    • Wilson

  • High School (9-12)

    •  Natick High School