Marblehead, Massachusetts

According to bittranslators, Marblehead, Massachusetts is a picturesque coastal town located on the north shore of Massachusetts. The town is known for its charming colonial architecture and its rich maritime history. The town was first settled in 1629 and was once a major fishing and trading port. Marblehead was also home to numerous privateers during the Revolutionary War, making it an important part of American history.

Today, Marblehead is a vibrant community that attracts visitors from all over the world. The downtown area is full of locally owned shops, galleries, and restaurants that offer an eclectic mix of goods and services. Along with its quaint streets lined with historic buildings, Marblehead also boasts some of the most beautiful views in all of New England.

The harbor area provides a stunning backdrop for visitors to take in the sights and sounds of the ocean. There are several marinas located along the waterfront where boats can be rented out for fishing excursions or other water activities. Visitors can also take part in sailing lessons or join one of many boating clubs throughout town.

According to deluxesurveillance, Marblehead’s beaches are some of the best on the North Shore, offering plenty of opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. Visitors can also explore Fort Sewall where they will find numerous historical sites including a lighthouse built in 1783 which is still operational today.

The town hosts several festivals throughout the year such as Marblehead Festival Week which includes parades, art shows, concerts and fireworks displays along with many other events that celebrate local culture and heritage. Other popular annual events include HarborFest which celebrates maritime history as well as Artsfest which showcases local artwork from talented artists throughout New England.

Marblehead is truly a unique destination for anyone looking to experience New England charm at its finest! With so much to do here – from exploring historical sites to enjoying outdoor recreation – this small coastal town has something for everyone.

Population: 20,377. Estimated population in July 2020: 20,297 (-0.4% change)
Males: 9,611 (47.2%), Females: 10,766 (52.8%)

Essex County

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $73,968
Median house value: $340,700

Races in Marblehead:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.2%), English (21.2%), Italian (9.6%), German (9.0%), Russian (6.2%), United States (5.1%).

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Marblehead, Massachusetts


For population 25 years and over in Marblehead

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 61.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marblehead town

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

6.7% Foreign born (4.8% Europe, 0.7% North America).


Hospitals/medical centers near Marblehead:

  • BEVERLY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BEVERLY, MA)


Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marblehead:

  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 14 miles; BOSTON, MA; Abbreviation: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 30 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)

Other public-use airports nearest to Marblehead:

  • BEVERLY MUNI (about 7 miles; BEVERLY, MA; Abbreviation: BVY)
  • PLUM ISLAND (about 20 miles; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Abbreviation: 2B2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 24 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; Abbreviation: LWM)

Amtrak stations near Marblehead:

  • 17 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 17 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marblehead:

  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; SALEM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,917)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DANVERS, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,663)
  • BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,638)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,291)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,697)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 19 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,248)


Public high school in Marblehead:

  • MARBLEHEAD HIGH (Students: 934; Location: 2 HUMPHREY STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Marblehead:

  • MARBLEHEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 856; Location: 93 VILLAGE STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MALCOLM L BELL (Students: 415; Location: 40 BALDWIN RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • GLOVER (Students: 315; Location: 3 MAPLE STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • L H COFFIN (Students: 216; Location: 1 TURNER RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • MARBLEHEAD COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 17 LIME STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ELBRIDGE GERRY (Students: 157; Location: 50 ELM STREET; Grades: KG – 02)
  • DR SAMUEL C EVELETH (Students: 123; Location: 3 BROOK RD; Grades: KG – 02)

Private primary/middle schools in Marblehead:

  • THE TOWER SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 75 W SHORE DR; Grades: PK – 9)
  • DEVEREUX SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 44 SMITH; Grades: PK – 3)


Library in Marblehead:

  • ABBOT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $793,827; Location: 235 PLEASANT ST.; 105,665 books; 6,346 audio materials; 2,747 video materials; 267 serial subscriptions)