A friendly, conveniently-located suburb, Natick is known for its historic homes and unique, small-town charm.
- Located just 10 miles west of Boston, Natick is home to about 33,000 residents.
- Natick is comprised of several neighborhoods, including Walnut Hill, Sherwood, and Wethersfield.
- Natick has several distinctive historical homes. The Natick Historical Society refers to the suburb as a "microcosm of American society."
- A center of the community, the Natick Town Common hosts many community events and is a popular gathering spot for residents.
- The Natick Public School District has one preschool, five elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.
- Natick High School students graduate at a 98 percent rate, while scoring higher than the state average in both math and English.
- Walnut Hill School for the Arts is a private boarding and day school offering high school students majors in music, dance, theater, visual arts and film, and arts writing.
- The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) serves the Natick area with a combination of bus and commuter train options.
- The MBTA's Framingham/Worcester Line connects Natick to Boston.
- Located just north of Natick, Interstate 90 takes travelers west toward Worcester and east toward Boston.
Recreation and Culture
- One of the oldest and smallest diners in America, Casey's Diner, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Coolidge Hill and Coolidge Field are popular destinations for dog walkers, softball players, and hikers.
- Summer fun in Natick can be found at Cochituate State Park, home to three lakes bustling with recreational swimmers, boaters, and anglers.
- The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN) is a vibrant regional arts center serving Metrowest communities with year-round performances, classes, and workshops. TCAN is the Metrowest Boston’s premier stage for comedy, theater, and all genres of music, featuring nationally known artists such as jazz saxophonist Grace Kelly and songwriter and performer Livingston Taylor.
Square Miles: 16
Distance to Boston: 17 miles
Population Density: 2,171 persons/sq mile
Number of Households: 13,579
Average Age: 41 Years
Median Income: $107,370
Student Enrollment: 5,507
Expenditure Per Student: $15,462
- Elementary: 5 neighborhood
- Middle: 2 central
- High: 1 central