Acushnet, MA Local Area Information

About Area

Originally an agricultural community embracing the headwaters of the Acushnet River, the residential Town of Acushnet has retained its rural atmosphere while also providing a home for various industries. Through the 1800s the town was the site of water powered factories and boat yards; in the 1990s the town hosts construction, manufacturing and agri/aquaculture industries. It is the original home of the Titleist golf ball.

Acushnet is a quiet friendly community of under 10,000 with many miles of winding, country roads. Residents take great pride in the town's schools, openness and feeling of family. Each fall, during the well known Apple/Peach Festival, Acushnet's growers, artisans and Historical Society welcome visitors from far and wide. (Narrative supplied by community)


Southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Freetown on the north, Rochester and Mattapoisett on the east, Fairhaven on the south, and New Bedford on the west. Acushnet is 51 miles south of Boston; 210 miles from New York City; and 35 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island.

Total Area: 18.92 sq. miles

Land Area: 18.46 sq. miles

Population: 9,554

Density: 518 per sq. mile

Source: Mass Department of Housing and Community Development

Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $298,600

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $298,600 $201,900
Median Single Family Home Value $298,800 $200,100
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $238,700 $158,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $294,300 $195,700
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $382,600 $319,200
Percent Homes Decreasing 1.7% 17.2%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $184 $128
Median Sale Price 54 2,505,071
Property Tax $3,144 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 0.8% 2.9%
1-Yr. Change 8.7% 6.9%

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