Westport, MA

Westport, Massachusetts is a hidden gem! Located on the South Coast of Massachusetts, Westport has a total area of 64.4 miles and its shoreline stretches approximately 61miles along Buzzard's Bay and the Westport River. Known for its gorgeous sandy beaches, miles of stone walls and over 5,000 acres of conservation land, it’s no wonder Yankee Magazine named Westport one of “New England’s Best Hidden Places!” 

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Stats

According to the 2020 US Census:

  • Westport’s population = 16,339

       (although that number swells in the summer)

  • High School Graduate or Higher = 90.6%

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher = 35.1%

  • Median household income (2020 dollars) = $75,455 (appx. $85,217 in 2022)

  • Median home value in Westport is $571,111 (per Zillow.com) 

Location

Westport is approximately 30 miles east of Providence (RI) and 60 miles south of Boston (with train service coming to nearby Fall River and New Bedford in 2023). Want a day excursion? Westport is only about 30 miles east of Newport (RI) and the ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard are under 20 minutes away in nearby New Bedford. Cape Cod is about 60 miles east, however, for Westport’s residents, there’s no need to sit in Cape traffic or cross that bridge -Westport has it all!

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