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Home prices rebounding, but income stagnant

MASS. SINGLE-FAMILY MEDIAN SALE PRICE, JAN. - JUNE 2005 - 2013Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities, with the greatest appreciation in desirable Boston neighborhoods and close-in cities and towns such as Arlington, Brookline, Cambridge, and Newton. The chart below shows the percent change this year from the 2005 peak in Mass. towns and cities. Story: Rising prices, tight supply complicate house hunting
TOWN/NEIGHBORHOOD20052013PERCENT CHANGE
Abington$339,900$245,000-27.92
Acton$525,000$472,500-10.00
Acushnet$250,500$222,000-11.38
Adams$134,450$130,000-3.31
Agawam$212,000$207,500-2.12
Alford$662,500N/AN/A
Allston$500,000$520,0004.00
Amesbury$350,000$293,750-16.07
Amherst$337,450$345,5002.39
Andover$577,250$545,000-5.59
AquinnahN/AN/AN/A
Arlington$486,750$537,00010.32
Ashburnham$266,275$163,000-38.79
Ashby$310,000$204,500-34.03
Ashfield$172,500$200,00015.94
Ashland$395,000$326,875-17.25
Athol$178,250$104,500-41.37
Attleboro$323,000$244,000-24.46
Auburn$259,700$192,500-25.88
Avon$334,250$266,950-20.13
Ayer$334,900$251,000-25.05
Barnstable$437,500$402,000-8.11
Barre$229,000$157,000-31.44
Becket$219,375$147,500-32.76
Bedford$490,000$549,90012.22
Belchertown$274,450$229,000-16.56
Bellingham$314,900$249,000-20.93
Belmont$687,500$765,00011.27
Berkley$331,850$290,000-12.61
Berlin$351,200$407,50016.03
Bernardston$189,000$239,50026.72
Beverly$395,000$337,500-14.56
Billerica$372,500$326,000-12.48
Blackstone$288,950$258,625-10.49
Blandford$219,000$195,000-10.96
Bolton$520,000$415,000-20.19
Downtown Boston$1,480,000$2,300,00055.41
Bourne$379,950$311,000-18.15
Boxboro$581,900$480,313-17.46
Boxford$664,950$544,450-18.12
Boylston$470,000$433,950-7.67
Braintree$389,500$348,250-10.59
Brewster$422,000$365,000-13.51
Bridgewater$382,500$300,700-21.39
Brighton$483,000$483,7500.16
Brimfield$240,000$172,000-28.33
Brockton$270,000$175,000-35.19
Brookfield$269,000$206,250-23.33
Brookline$1,045,000$1,253,50019.95
Buckland$195,000$180,000-7.69
Burlington$400,000$402,5000.63
Cambridge$749,000$854,00014.02
Canton$492,500$425,500-13.60
Carlisle$851,722$682,500-19.87
Carver$345,000$239,000-30.72
Centerville$362,000$289,000-20.17
Charlemont$175,000$184,5005.43
Charlestown$547,500$780,00042.47
Charlton$333,000$241,500-27.48
Chatham$680,000$465,000-31.62
Chelmsford$369,000$329,900-10.60
Chelsea$297,500$237,000-20.34
Cheshire$154,950$156,5001.00
Chester$154,000$79,000-48.70
Chesterfield$235,254$254,0007.97
Chicopee$163,500$154,650-5.41
Chilmark$1,500,000$1,600,0006.67
Clarksburg$124,500$128,5003.21
Clinton$265,000$195,000-26.42
Cohasset$780,000$836,0007.18
ColrainN/A$193,025N/A
Concord$679,500$843,25024.10
Conway$250,000$207,500-17.00
Cotuit$497,500$373,500-24.92
CummingtonN/AN/AN/A
Dalton$210,000$165,000-21.43
Danvers$390,000$340,000-12.82
Dartmouth$340,000$275,000-19.12
Dedham$392,250$367,500-6.31
Deerfield$267,000$227,000-14.98
Dennis$339,500$295,000-13.11
Dighton$320,000$250,000-21.88
Dorchester$365,000$310,000-15.07
Douglas$320,000$264,000-17.50
Dover$950,000$854,375-10.07
Dracut$301,450$257,500-14.58
Dudley$264,000$209,000-20.83
Dunstable$570,000$375,450-34.13
Duxbury$540,000$567,4505.08
East Boston$316,875$296,000-6.59
East Bridgewater$328,450$274,000-16.58
East Brookfield$235,000$173,880-26.01
East Longmeadow$231,250$220,750-4.54
Eastham$431,950$387,125-10.38
Easthampton$232,350$220,875-4.94
Easton$399,900$374,000-6.48
Edgartown$718,750$800,00011.30
Egremont$356,250$300,000-15.79
Erving$179,900$157,950-12.20
Essex$550,000$329,500-40.09
Everett$349,950$256,250-26.78
Fairhaven$275,500$204,000-25.95
Fall River$259,950$170,000-34.60
Falmouth$415,000$352,250-15.12
Fitchburg$210,000$149,900-28.62
Florida$176,475N/AN/A
Foxboro$388,975$355,000-8.73
Framingham$375,000$330,549-11.85
Franklin$400,000$355,000-11.25
Freetown$304,900$273,250-10.38
Gardner$210,000$142,250-32.26
Georgetown$455,000$355,000-21.98
Gill$240,000N/AN/A
Gloucester$399,500$306,500-23.28
GoshenN/A$110,000N/A
GosnoldN/AN/AN/A
Grafton$447,535$297,900-33.44
Granby$208,894$222,5006.51
Granville$195,000$220,50013.08
Great Barrington$278,500$327,50017.59
Greenfield$179,000$167,250-6.56
Groton$469,950$415,251-11.64
Groveland$390,000$340,000-12.82
Hadley$282,000$299,0006.03
Halifax$318,000$285,000-10.38
Hamilton$532,000$442,500-16.82
Hampden$227,000$244,9007.89
HancockN/AN/AN/A
Hanover$450,000$386,500-14.11
Hanson$350,000$303,500-13.29
Hardwick$221,500$205,000-7.45
Harvard$566,500$530,000-6.44
Harwich$389,900$340,250-12.73
Hatfield$241,750$253,0004.65
Haverhill$323,500$253,000-21.79
HawleyN/AN/AN/A
HeathN/AN/AN/A
Hingham$661,250$633,500-4.20
Hinsdale$187,500$187,500N/A
Holbrook$306,000$239,150-21.85
Holden$293,425$255,000-13.10
Holland$195,000$145,000-25.64
Holliston$444,000$388,000-12.61
Holyoke$174,750$167,835-3.96
Hopedale$372,500$333,500-10.47
Hopkinton$545,000$520,000-4.59
Hubbardston$251,500$195,000-22.47
Hudson$362,500$268,000-26.07
Hull$384,750$305,000-20.73
Huntington$163,900$212,50029.65
Hyannis$324,900$213,750-34.21
Hyde Park$349,950$307,000-12.27
Ipswich$469,000$400,000-14.71
Jamaica Plain$495,000$570,00015.15
Kingston$390,000$331,250-15.06
Lakeville$367,000$262,900-28.37
Lancaster$334,250$280,000-16.23
Lanesboro$132,450$163,00023.07
Lawrence$239,950$172,750-28.01
Lee$236,000$185,000-21.61
Leicester$251,500$205,750-18.19
Lenox$274,300$345,00025.77
Leominster$265,000$195,000-26.42
Leverett$302,500$350,00015.70
Lexington$723,825$775,0007.07
LeydenN/A$210,000N/A
Lincoln$1,135,000$982,500-13.44
Littleton$421,500$422,4730.23
Longmeadow$319,900$307,000-4.03
Lowell$268,750$210,000-21.86
Ludlow$197,500$182,000-7.85
Lunenburg$299,900$235,000-21.64
Lynn$289,250$217,750-24.72
Lynnfield$536,000$495,000-7.65
Malden$360,000$308,500-14.31
Manchester$582,500$698,00019.83
Mansfield$427,500$350,000-18.13
Marblehead$585,000$525,000-10.26
Marion$411,325$400,000-2.75
Marlborough$342,500$278,250-18.76
Marshfield$429,000$336,500-21.56
Marstons Mills$344,900$285,000-17.37
Mashpee$374,000$329,900-11.79
Mattapan$321,250$250,000-22.18
Mattapoisett$395,000$350,000-11.39
Maynard$357,450$320,000-10.48
Medfield$590,000$569,900-3.41
Medford$391,500$385,000-1.66
Medway$462,000$368,450-20.25
Melrose$423,000$405,000-4.26
Mendon$461,500$336,000-27.19
Merrimac$365,000$335,250-8.15
Methuen$320,000$245,000-23.44
Middleboro$330,750$245,000-25.93
MiddlefieldN/AN/AN/A
Middleton$575,000$391,250-31.96
Milford$350,000$280,000-20.00
Millbury$336,000$228,000-32.14
Millis$402,500$332,950-17.28
Millville$349,500$212,075-39.32
Milton$460,000$490,5006.63
MonroeN/AN/AN/A
Monson$230,000$225,000-2.17
Montague$180,900$152,950-15.45
Monterey$633,750$433,750-31.56
Montgomery$204,950N/AN/A
Mt Washington$292,000N/AN/A
Nahant$625,000$390,288-37.55
Nantucket$1,350,000$885,000-34.44
Natick$455,000$422,500-7.14
Needham$647,000$730,00012.83
New AshfordN/AN/AN/A
New Bedford$239,000$165,000-30.96
New BraintreeN/AN/AN/A
New Marlboro$340,000$325,000-4.41
New Salem$225,600N/AN/A
Newbury$433,750$384,000-11.47
Newburyport$430,000$490,00013.95
Newton$771,559$855,00010.81
Norfolk$492,500$439,125-10.84
North Adams$100,750$129,00028.04
North Andover$544,900$438,000-19.62
North Attleboro$361,500$325,000-10.10
North Brookfield$239,000$163,950-31.40
North Reading$425,000$433,5002.00
Northampton$302,000$267,625-11.38
Northborough$400,000$341,250-14.69
Northbridge$319,900$301,000-5.91
Northfield$170,500$225,00031.96
Norton$346,000$280,000-19.08
Norwell$570,000$560,000-1.75
Norwood$404,000$353,500-12.50
Oak Bluffs$547,000$372,500-31.90
Oakham$275,000$245,000-10.91
Orange$172,500$120,000-30.43
Orleans$565,625$640,00013.15
Osterville$529,750$471,000-11.09
Otis$286,750$306,7506.97
Oxford$245,000$180,250-26.43
Palmer$175,000$167,750-4.14
Paxton$315,000$279,000-11.43
Peabody$385,000$315,000-18.18
Pelham$332,000$285,000-14.16
Pembroke$339,500$308,950-9.00
Pepperell$375,000$295,000-21.33
PeruN/AN/AN/A
Petersham$275,845$205,000-25.68
Phillipston$235,000$169,900-27.70
Pittsfield$149,900$150,0000.07
PlainfieldN/AN/AN/A
Plainville$365,000$352,250-3.49
Plymouth$340,000$275,000-19.12
Plympton$515,000$268,000-47.96
Princeton$500,250$290,000-42.03
Provincetown$635,000$781,00022.99
Quincy$376,500$330,000-12.35
Randolph$340,500$229,500-32.60
Raynham$344,000$271,800-20.99
Reading$433,000$443,0002.31
Rehoboth$365,000$336,000-7.95
Revere$335,000$250,000-25.37
Richmond$351,000$427,50021.79
Rochester$400,000$315,000-21.25
Rockland$320,000$238,000-25.63
Rockport$472,500$387,500-17.99
Roslindale$390,000$425,0008.97
Rowe$178,500N/AN/A
Rowley$482,500$420,200-12.91
Roxbury$376,000$323,750-13.90
Royalston$185,000$159,250-13.92
Russell$212,250$207,100-2.43
Rutland$332,000$236,000-28.92
Salem$364,000$295,000-18.96
Salisbury$350,000$245,000-30.00
Sandisfield$316,000$210,000-33.54
Sandwich$359,000$327,700-8.72
Saugus$375,000$297,500-20.67
SavoyN/A$133,400N/A
Scituate$535,000$434,000-18.88
Seekonk$295,000$240,000-18.64
Sharon$464,900$444,800-4.32
Sheffield$261,000$295,00013.03
Shelburne$210,000N/AN/A
Sherborn$733,000$720,000-1.77
Shirley$347,000$227,000-34.58
Shrewsbury$375,000$372,250-0.73
Shutesbury$200,000$232,15016.08
Somerset$286,000$210,000-26.57
Somerville$448,500$520,50016.05
South Boston$409,000$454,50011.12
South Hadley$225,000$193,000-14.22
Southampton$277,500$276,500-0.36
Southborough$582,500$453,500-22.15
Southbridge$218,500$139,000-36.38
Southwick$251,250$235,010-6.46
Spencer$242,250$172,000-29.00
Springfield$136,650$124,000-9.26
Sterling$322,850$327,2501.36
Stockbridge$360,000$299,500-16.81
Stoneham$405,000$371,000-8.40
Stoughton$349,900$287,000-17.98
Stow$443,750$446,5000.62
Sturbridge$296,250$228,000-23.04
Sudbury$656,900$675,0002.76
Sunderland$365,000$218,500-40.14
Sutton$401,053$355,000-11.48
Swampscott$485,000$406,000-16.29
Swansea$270,000$235,000-12.96
Taunton$300,000$225,000-25.00
Templeton$215,000$146,000-32.09
Tewksbury$380,000$317,000-16.58
Tisbury$552,312$439,500-20.43
Tolland$201,250N/AN/A
Topsfield$530,000$466,250-12.03
Townsend$284,900$226,450-20.52
Truro$625,000$507,000-18.88
Tyngsboro$402,500$345,000-14.29
TyringhamN/AN/AN/A
Upton$488,500$353,000-27.74
Uxbridge$324,000$260,500-19.60
Wakefield$435,000$390,000-10.34
Wales$235,000$187,900-20.04
Walpole$445,500$400,000-10.21
Waltham$434,450$400,250-7.87
Ware$201,000$179,000-10.95
Wareham$254,950$203,000-20.38
Warren$215,000$154,000-28.37
Warwick$246,750$143,750-41.74
Washington$155,000N/AN/A
Watertown$452,000$450,000-0.44
Wayland$600,000$575,500-4.08
Webster$229,900$183,450-20.20
Wellesley$880,000$1,026,50016.65
Wellfleet$580,000$480,000-17.24
Wendell$167,000$122,000-26.95
Wenham$565,000$465,250-17.65
West Boylston$310,000$232,000-25.16
West Bridgewater$332,450$279,900-15.81
West Brookfield$222,500$161,950-27.21
West Newbury$520,000$525,0000.96
West Roxbury$447,500$405,000-9.50
West Springfield$185,450$184,000-0.78
West Stockbridge$340,000$215,000-36.76
West Tisbury$615,000$567,000-7.80
Westborough$442,500$397,000-10.28
Westfield$245,000$199,900-18.41
Westford$512,000$460,000-10.16
Westhampton$296,250$285,950-3.48
Westminster$300,000$233,500-22.17
Weston$1,250,000$1,172,400-6.21
Westport$392,000$352,500-10.08
Westwood$620,000$557,500-10.08
Weymouth$340,000$280,000-17.65
Whately$252,500$231,750-8.22
Whitman$322,500$235,000-27.13
Wilbraham$290,000$227,736-21.47
Williamsburg$272,000$230,000-15.44
Williamstown$310,000$325,0004.84
Wilmington$385,000$349,900-9.12
Winchendon$202,500$144,900-28.44
Winchester$718,900$807,50012.32
WindsorN/AN/AN/A
Winthrop$372,000$322,450-13.32
Woburn$389,900$330,100-15.34
Worcester$241,865$177,500-26.61
Worthington$324,700$159,000-51.03
Wrentham$394,900$406,2502.87
Yarmouth$330,000$268,000-18.79

Gabriel Florit, Elaina Natario / Globe Staff

Source: The Warren Group

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