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An idyllic suburb with a vibrant downtown and top-ranked schools

Welcome to Andover

Located 20 miles north of Boston, Andover is an idyllic New England town. It has a fascinating history, a vibrant downtown area, and a population passionate about community life. Andover strives to maintain its historical roots while keeping an eye toward the future. Upscale residential areas boast impressive homes set on generous plots, and many properties feature a wide range of architectural styles, including Colonial, Cape Cod, and Contemporary designs.  

What to Love

  • Access to ranked public and private schools
  • Historical town with a strong community spirit
  • 15 minutes from New Hampshire
  • Wonderful downtown

Local Lifestyle

Andover is an affluent community that retains its distinctive charm and personality. Residents here are actively involved in their neighborhoods and frequent town meetings, events, and festivals. Locals enjoy spending quality time outside and visit many nearby parks and recreational areas, including Pomps Pond, the Bay Circuit Trail and Harold Parker State Forest

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Andover has a fantastic downtown area with a walkable Main Street filled with unique shops, and world-class restaurants. Coffee lovers will want to check out Ultimate Perk for its freshly brewed coffees and creamy chai selection. If you are looking for a night out, head to La Fina. They offer delectable Italian dishes, steaks, and seafood in a cozy bistro setting. Or if sushi is more your thing, head to Karma for a large menu of Asian treats. Another favorite is Bueno Malo offering indoor and outdoor dining. On your way in or out of town, make a stop at Town Market, where you can pick up a tasty lunch or freshly made pastry.
Andover has excellent independent retail shops, including America’s oldest independent bookstore, Andover Bookstore. This longtime community staple opened in 1809 and is a magical place to find your next read. Nearby, Bobbles & Lace offers a chic selection of women’s fashion and jewelry, with staff happy to help you pick the perfect ensemble. Just a few moments away from Bobbles & Lace is Chic Consignment, where you can peruse the racks for some of your favorite luxury designers, including GUCCI and Louis Vuitton.

Things to Do

Andover is home to incredible parks and conservation lands perfect for hiking, walking, and biking. Nature lovers should check out Harold Parker State Forest. Its network of well-maintained trails is great for the whole family, and there are spots for fishing, kayaking, and swimming. You’ll find more great hiking around Pomps Pond, and nearby Andover Recreation Park offers numerous recreational facilities, including newly renovated tennis and pickleball courts. 

Andover hosts fantastic local events. Check out the weekly Farmers Market on Central Street every Saturday from June through October. Andover Days features fireworks, and great local vendors every fall. Don’t miss Clown Town in the spring; a local carnival fundraiser with rides and carnival games, face painting, arts and crafts, toddler/preschool games, snow cones, candy, coffee, pizza and more. Community events are always well-attended and packed with kid-friendly activities.


Andover offers highly rated public schools and also offers a variety of private education including Phillips Academy Andover, grades 9-12, #1 private school in the country and the The Pike School, grades Pre-K - 9th grade.

Demographics and Employment Data for Andover, MA

Andover has 3,517 households, with an average household size of 2.14. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Andover do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,958 people call Andover home. The population density is 2,429.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

46.9 / 53.1%

Men vs Women

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0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

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