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A centrally-located community with wonderful amenities

Welcome to Stoneham

Famously known for its local zoo and proximity to Middlesex Fells Reservation, Stoneham, Massachusetts, has a lot to offer home buyers. There are traces of its colonial past within its numerous, unique historical sites, and it was once a hub for shoe manufacturing. Today, the town has a population of around 22,000. It retains the ambiance of a smaller city thanks to its quiet residential streets and strong community. 

Stoneham is the place for you if you want a serene lifestyle in a commuter-friendly community close to I-93 and I-95. Residents enjoy highly rated schools, access to the Tri-Community Greenway pedestrian path, service from three local newspapers, and the daily testing of the 9:00 Horn. 

What to Love

  • Up-and-coming area with a strong sense of community
  • Near highways for commuting
  • Borders the Fells
  • Brand-new high school currently under construction

Local Lifestyle

Stoneham is a lovely suburban town. It’s become an attractive area however, it still retains a small-town charm, and residents have a penchant for a serene and peaceful lifestyle. You’ll find neighbors exploring the Fells or other parklands on the weekend or visiting the famous Stone Zoo

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Stoneham has an emerging food scene, and some excellent restaurants rival anything you’d find in larger cities. The most upscale restaurant in town is The Stones Common House & KitchenStoneham is an Italian food lover's paradise, with numerous top-rated establishments such as Anthony's Italian Specialties, Angelo's Pizzeria, and Gaetano's Restaurant. If you are craving classic American fare, head to Nobility Hill Tavern. This family-friendly restaurant has an upscale, relaxed atmosphere and serves a range of tasty meals, including traditional clam chowder alongside burgers, sandwiches, and more. 

Grab a cup of coffee from Kushala Sip Coffee House on Main Street. With specialty coffees, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches all on the menu, this beloved coffee shop is a great place to start the day. Afterward, visit Ceramica Paint Studio to paint your own pottery - a great place to visit with kids or a fun night out for adults!

Things to Do

Stoneham offers a variety of activities, primarily centered on outdoor entertainment, festivals, and excellent local attractions. Start with a visit to the famous Stone Zoo, a small but well-kept zoo featuring bears, tigers, and more. The zoo is located in the Middlesex Fells Reservation, a wonderful place to spend a day in nature. You can hike up to Rock Point, fish in Spot Pond, or burn some energy off at Wright’s Park. Take the family to Steele Playground, a popular park located in the heart of Stoneham. 

If you want indoor entertainment, head to Greater Boston Stage Company. This non-profit theater features world-class performances without the hassle of driving into Boston.

Be on the lookout for Stoneham’s fantastic community events. Stoneham Town Day in September is a great way to learn more about local businesses and organizations. The tree lighting at Stoneham Town Common is a great way to get in touch with your inner festive spirit, as this event kicks off the Holiday season.

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.


Total Population


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Median Age

48.44 / 51.56%

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25-64 Years


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75+ Years

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  • 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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