RUTLAND, MA

The Geographical Center of Massachusetts 

The town of Rutland is a beautiful residential hill town located in Worcester County. Rutland is the geographical center of Massachusetts, with the general spot famously marked by a tree called the Central Tree. The town was settled in 1686 and incorporated in 1713. The Town sponsors a multi-day Fourth of July festival each year, featuring a parade, live music, food, fireworks, and other activities. Locals and visitors enjoy open space and recreation opportunities the town has to offer such as the 300-acre Rutland State Park, the Wachusett Greenways section of the Mass Central Rail Trail, and the MidState Trail. 

POPULATION TRENDS

2010 POPULATION

7,973

MEDIAN AGE

40.2

65+ POPULATION IN 2010

733

NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS

2,904

65+ Population Growth 2010-2017

24%

MEDIAN ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME

$100,962

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

2.5

AVERAGE COMMUTE TIME TO WORK

32 minutes

% WITH BACHELOR'S DEGREE

45%

LOCAL MARKET TRENDS

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME SALES IN 2017

99

FY 2017 RUTLAND TAX LEVY

$14,800,953

MEDIAN SALE PRICE OF SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN 2017

$299,900

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED IN 2017

50

$807,912,300

FY 2017 RUTLAND TOTAL ASSESSED VALUATION

$17.89

FY 2019 TAX RATE

Market Conditions:

7-mile radius of Rutland Heights

Office Market

Industrial Market