Stoneham

42.4802° N, 71.1000° W

Welcome to Stoneham

Commuter-friendly locale near Boston.

 

Less than 10 miles away from Boston, Massachusetts, is the town of Stoneham, a quiet, urban-suburban community with a classic neighborhood feel complete with a charming town square, beloved outdoor spaces, and exciting entertainment hotspots. 

 

Stoneham began as a part of Charlestown in the 1630s and became independent in 1725. Nearly 300 years later, Stoneham is known for its quiet nature and tight-knit community. With a 24-minute commute to Boston, Stoneham is home to many families and professionals seeking an accessible area close to urban amenities.

 

What to Love

  • Convenient commute to Boston
  • Lively Main Street
  • Lots of festivals and events 

 

Local Lifestyle

Stoneham is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, general charm, scenic wooded views, and central location close to city conveniences. On any given day, residents and visitors can visit Stone Zoo or a show at the Stoneham Theater. A walk down Main Street offers a variety of dining and shopping opportunities, as well as the Town Common, a thriving commercial area with boutiques and locally-owned businesses. 

 

Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, or a calming evening stroll, there are miles of trails to explore in Stoneham. A local celebration or festival is always on the neighborhood calendar, and there are plenty of options for entertainment in this seemingly quiet town.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Stoneham offers plenty of shopping and dining opportunities. Local favorite dining options can easily be located along Main Street. Angelo's Pizzeria’s locale offers both a casual pizzeria and an upscale Italian dining experience for patrons. The Stones Common House & Kitchen is a local lunchtime favorite, and Nobility Hill Tavern is known for its classic American fare and friendly atmosphere.

 

Redstone Shopping Center’s open-air retail village hosts a variety of shops and big box stores. Find everything from apparel to groceries and unique gifts in one spot, as well as a smorgasbord of restaurants to keep you fueled while shopping. 

 

Things to Do

The Stoneham Town Common on Main Street is a hub for all things entertainment. Its grounds host The Summer Concert Series, a free festival featuring live music performances during the summer, and the weekly-held Stoneham Farmers Market.

 

Spot Pond is a well-loved location in Stoneham. The area offers beautiful views and fun activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Enjoy mild summer days hiking, fishing, and kayaking. For winter fun, visit the Stoneham Arena for its NHL-size skating rink. Middlesex Fells Reservation’s 2,200 acres offer visitors the chance to fish, hike, kayak, canoe, and picnic. 

 

Schools

The Stoneham Public School District serves the community of Stoneham. Excellent schools include:

 

  • Colonial Park Elementary School 
  • Robin Hood Elementary School
  • South Elementary School 
  • Central Middle School
  • Stoneham High School 

 

Overview for Stoneham, MA

25,774 people live in Stoneham, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $54,337.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,774

Total Population

42.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,337.47

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Stoneham, MA

Stoneham has 10,692 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Stoneham do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,774 people call Stoneham home. The population density is 3,836.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,774

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.3

Median Age

48.23 / 51.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
10,692

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$54,337.47

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Stoneham, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Stoneham. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Stoneham Central Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
St Patrick Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Greater Boston Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
Kinder Care Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
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