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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Bourne

It's close to the river greenway. Not far from Foster Park. New businesses are reclaiming old buildings.

I love that there are parks to walk to . There's convent stores near by so you never have to go far.

Who Lives Here

Bourne Demographics

Education

High School

14%

Associate's

16%

Bachelor's

20%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

43%

Family Size

2 people

65%

3 people

4%

4 people

17%

5 people

10%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

48%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

23%

150-200k

1%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

9%

20-45

19%

45-65

17%

65+

47%

Getting Around Bourne

Bourne Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

48%

15-30 Mins

34%

30-40 Mins

9%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5353

Walk Score®

Percentage: 5555

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Pet, Gas, Nightlife

Things To Do In Bourne

Top Score

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Bourne is a good place for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. Significantly more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Bourne are at full-throttle!

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 75% fewer gas stations than average
  3. Significantly more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bourne is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. Significantly more parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Bourne.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 67% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Bourne doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Bourne.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 88% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 15% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Bourne Education

Schools

Top Schools in Bourne

9/10

Acushnet Elementary School

Grades PK-4 • Public

9/10
8/10
7/10

Manomet Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10

West Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10

Joseph Demello

Grades 1-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

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All About

Living in Bourne, MA

A small town located in Massachusetts, Bourne has a population of just over 1,000. Retirees will fit right in, as they make up 32% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 48, skews older than most cities in Massachusetts. Renters tend to be in the minority in Bourne, and 85% of residents own their homes. At $1,198 a month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.

Averaging about 24 minutes, Bourne's commute time is shorter than the Massachusetts average of about 31 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 44% of commuters, while public transit isn't used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

Compared to the national average (7%), Bourne has a large concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 18% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Further, 17% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Bourne residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and education. Together, these industries account for 21% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in management, which ranks as the top field in the town. Bourne workers take home an average annual income of just over $84,000, about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Bourne, however, compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.