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. 



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

23,077 people live in Stoneham, where the median age is 42.8 and the average individual income is $55,001. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Stoneham, MA

Stoneham has 9,758 households, with an average household size of 2.35. 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. 23,077 people call Stoneham home. The population density is 3,836.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

48.44 / 51.56%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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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.
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PreK - 4th
Stoneham Central Middle School
5th - 8th
9th - 12th
St Patrick Elementary School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Greater Boston Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
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Kinder Care Learning Center
PreK - K
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