A historic, small town with a boom of new construction and endless open-air spaces.


Welcome to Middleton

Middleton is an up-and-coming suburban town with a relaxed and youthful vibe. One of Middleton’s biggest draws is its newer homes, priced considerably less than towns to the south. This new construction draws in young families looking to get more for their money. Most of These stunning new colonials are also set on an acre+ of land. Middleton also hosts plenty of shops and restaurants, a highly-ranked school district, and outdoor recreation, such as Harold Parker State Forest. Much of Middleton is close to Route 1, Route 95, and Lynnfield’s Market Street Stores. Given Middleton's convenient North Shore location, it's easy for residents to dash off to explore nearby coastal towns like Newburyport and Manchester, or jump on the highway and head into Boston, NH, or Maine for a quick getaway.  

What to Love

  • Proximity to New Hampshire and Maine
  • Gorgeous, tree-lined streets
  • A kind and welcoming community
  • Large open spaces
  • Plenty of shopping and dining options

Local Lifestyle

Middleton is a destination for many with its affordable newer homes and convenient location. Middleton also has a growing food scene, with restaurants such as Teresa's Italian Eatery, &  Maggies Farm. There is alsoBlue Fin Japanese Restaurant, for fresh sushi, sashimi, tempura, and teriyaki. Don’t forget to stop by local favorite Richardson’s Ice Cream for a sweet treat. This old-fashioned working dairy farm has some of the best ice cream around. After ice cream, take the kids Next door to Golf Country for a fun miniature-golf adventure. 

Shoppers can also conveniently find chain stores T.J. Maxx, Market Basket, Starbucks, and lots of other retail stores.  

Things to Do

Middleton is home to the recently revitalized Ferncroft Country Club, which offers a world-class golf course and lots of housing options in and around the club. As one of the finest golf and country clubs in Massachusetts, Ferncroft Country Club has tennis courts, a swimming pool, a fully-equipped fitness center, and a lavish clubhouse for members. 

Not far from Ferncroft Country Club lies CoCo Keys Water Park. This premier water park boasts several swimming pools, multiple water slides, and an onsite arcade.


The Middleton Masconomet Regional School District is highly ranked and serves Middleton, Boxford, and Topsfield. Notable schools include:

  • Fuller Meadow School, K-2
Howe-Manning School, PK & 3-6

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Overview for Middleton, MA

9,726 people live in Middleton, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $61,231. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Middleton, MA

Middleton has 3,122 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Middleton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,726 people call Middleton home. The population density is 866.682 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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56.72 / 43.28%

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Schools in Middleton, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Middleton. 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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