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Framingham, MA

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Framingham, a wealthy little town voted 36 by CNN Money Magazine as one of the \Best Places to Live in the US\, is located in Massachusetts' Middlesex County. Single family houses line the streets in this eastern Massachusetts town, but multi-family homes and apartments are still abundant. Once known as the Old Connecticut Path on the Native American trail used to travel from Massachusetts Bay southward to Connecticut, Framingham has a rich history combining modern life with colonial charm.

Framingham Apartments


Royal Crest Marlboro Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1


Bayberry Hill Estates Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Georgetown & Granada Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Lord Chesterfield Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1


Avalon Bear Hill
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Avalon Natick
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Framingham, MA is
35 to 39
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.63%
  • 8.65%
  • 8.9%
  • Female
  • 7.34%
  • 6.97%
  • 7.85%
is average rent in Framingham, MA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.89%
  • 2.38%
  • 2.02%
of units are available for rent in Framingham
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 608
  • 181
  • 353
Getting Around in Framingham, MA

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The average commuter time in Framingham is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.34%
  • 15.4%
  • 3.86%

Steeped in History

Framingham’s rich history includes ties to the abolitionist movement as well as the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Abolitionists used this Massachusetts town as a gathering spot in the years before the American Civil War and from 1854 to 1865, the Anti-Slavery Society held a rally every Independence Day. At one rally in 1854, William Lloyd Garrison, a noted social reformer and journalist, burned the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, any judicial laws that support it, and the United States Constitution to forge the way towards more progressive law creation. In the year 2000, Framingham celebrated its tercentennial, or 300-year anniversary. It is currently known for its Framingham Heart Study, an ongoing cardiovascular study of the residents of the town that is quickly making waves in the scientific community.

Watch Your Money Grow

Whether you desire a checking and savings account, need personal financial guidance, or enjoy aggressive investment, a large variety of financial institutions await you in Framingham to serve all your banking needs. Bank of America is a popular place of business with many different branches and you can enjoy the convenience of no-fee ATMs, checking and savings account options, home loans, and investments with one stop. Bank of America also offers 24/7 bank access via the internet or mobile device, with text and email alerts. Other options include Middlesex Savings Bank, TD Bank, Citizens Bank, and several branches of Chase.

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Education is a big part of the history and present-day vibe of Framingham, Massachusetts and the roots can be traced back to 1706 when the town hired its first schoolmaster. Today, there are 13 public schools that include the high school, three middle schools, eight elementary schools, and a pre-school location. If public school is not an interest, Framingham has a charter school and several private schools to serve the broad-spectrum needs of children in the area. Local colleges such as Framingham State College and Marist College stay open year-round for a continued education with two to four-year programs. The bustling city of Framingham is also the home to the world-renowned Learning Center for Deaf Children.