Welcome to Billerica, MA. 01821,01862
Billerica, MA is a medium-sized town located in Middlesex County in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 43,784 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Billerica is the 36th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Billerica are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Billerica is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Billerica is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Billerica who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), management occupations (12.17%), and sales jobs (8.39%).
Also of interest is that Billerica has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Billerica is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Billerica a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Billerica has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Billerica’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Billerica citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.27% of adults in Billerica have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Billerica in 2018 was $40,454, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,816 for a family of four.
Some things to do and see in Billerica…
Billerica Dog Park:
A recent addition to Billerica, this park is a welcoming and friendly place for our furry friends to socialize.
The Billerica Dog Park was not built by tax dollars or town funds. All funds came from the generous support of the community. For more information about the park please visit :
Dog Park Rules
- Use the Park at your own risk.
- Dogs must be leashed entering and exiting the Park.
- Dogs must be licensed and have rabies tags.
- Limit 2 dogs per Owner.
- Owners must remain inside fenced area, monitor dog’s behavior and keep possession of leash.
- Owners must pick up and dispose of dog waste immediately.
- Owners must fill in holes dug by their dogs.
- Small dog area limited to dogs less than 25 pounds.
- Children under 8 years not allowed. Children 8-15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
- Owners are legally responsible for injury or property destruction caused by their dog per MGL, Chapter 140, Section 155.
- Human food, dog food and dog treats
- Aggressive Dogs
- Sick dogs
- Dogs in heat
- Puppies under 4 months
- Choke, Prong, Spike and Shock Collar
- Glass Containers, alcohol, smoking
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