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Carver, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Carver, MA.

Named for John Carver, the first governor of the Plymouth Colony.

Carver features the first-ever divided highway in America, Savery Avenue. Carver is also famous for its numerous scenic cranberry bogs – and cranberry growing remains an important, tart part of the town’s culture and economy. Don’t miss fun activities, such as Edaville Railroad (a heritage railroad with carnival rides & attractions) or King Richard's Faire (a re-creation of a 16th-century English fair, which is open on weekends throughout September and October).

By the Numbers


Population: 11,661

Population Change: 1.3%

Median Age: 46

Poverty Level: 5.6%

Avg. Household Size: 2.59

Median Household Income: $66,406


Percent Cost Burden: 35.4%

Average Age Built: 1979

Ownership Rate: 86.7%

Seasonal Units: 1

Average Sale Price: $339,450

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 3.15%


Top Three Industries:

Retail Trade
Public Administration

Average Annual Wage: 875

Average Commute Time: 32.5 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 10.1

Chapter 90 Funding: $415,272

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability


Number of Culverts: 175