Facts about Topsfield

Topsfield lies approximately at the center of Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Ipswich, Hamilton, Wenham, Danvers, Middleton and Boxford. It is located about 10 miles southeast of Lawrence and 20 miles north of Boston. The town is a fairly compact thirteen square miles with rolling hills and winding streams. The Village Shopping Center and other small businesses are located along Route 1. However, Topsfield remains primarily a residential community with a population of approximately 6,200 residents. The town retains a rural character with a typical New England Town Common.

 

Population (Estimated U.S. Census 2002)

  6,234

Median Family Income (U.S. Census 2000)

$104,475

Number of Households (U.S. Census 2000)

2,144

Total Valuation (2004)

$1,063,512,597

% Residential

93%

% Commercial

5%

% Industrial

1%

% Personal Property

1%

Average Single Family Home Assessed Value (2004)

$487,400

Average Single Family Home Tax Bill (2004)

$5,946.28

Tax Rate (2004)

$12.20

Median Single Family Home Sales Price (2003)

$527,000

Town Budget

$17,215,530

 

For further information visit the Massachusetts Department of Revenue Municipal Data Bank.

 

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