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Weston is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States in the Boston metro area. Weston is the wealthiest suburb in the Boston area and has the highest per capita income in Massachusetts. Weston is among the 100 most affluent towns with 1,000 or more households in the United States. Weston also has the number one public school system in Massachusetts, according to Boston Magazine (2009). It has the lowest crime rate among Metro-west Boston suburbs. It was a dry town from 1838 until 2008. Incorporated in 1713, the town is located on a rugged upland plateau. The total area of the town is 17.3 sq mi (44.9 km2).

The population was 11,954 at the 2010 United States Census, among which 88.6% were whites and 8.6% were Asians. The median age of the population is 41.9. For population 25 years and over in Weston, 75.1% has a bachelor’s degree or higher and 45.0% has a graduate or professional degree. The most common occupations for male are top executives (12%) , other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%) , physicians and surgeons (9%) , sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%) and lawyers (6%).

The median household income in Weston in 2009 was $197,587, and the median per capita income in 2009 was $101,026. The median Asian household income in Weston was $218,748 in 2009. 10% of Weston families had an annual income above $200,000, and 9% of families had an annual income between $150,000 to $200,000. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $1,186,864. The criminal index in 2009 Weston was 48.3 (U.S. average: 319.1), which was pretty low.

According to the Massachusetts high school ranking conducted by Boston Magazine, Weston High School was ranked 1st within Massachusetts in 2012. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. The AP participation rate at Weston High School is 79 percent.

Weston is served by three MBTA commuter rail stations – Silver Hill, Kendall Green, and Hastings – all on the Fitchburg Line. All are small, limited-service stops. The MBTA’s long-term plan is to consolidate these stations into one intermodal station near Route 128/I-95.

Please download May 2018 Weston Market Report provided by The Greater Boston Association of Realtors.