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Raynham, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Raynham, MA.

Raynham was founded by Elizabeth Pole, the first woman to found a town in America.

Its Borden Colony Recreation Area offers tennis courts, soccer fields, short track bike racing, and events, such as annual T.O.P.I.C. PowWow and Raynham Community Pride Day. Johnson Pond provides fishing, picnic tables, benches, and parking for scenic views. Raynham is also home to Wat Nawamintatarachutis Buddhist Meditation Center (the largest Thai Buddhist Temple outside of Thailand) and one of the best BBQ shacks north of the Mason-Dixon line.

By the Numbers


Population: 14,010

Population Change: 4.7%

Median Age: 42.2

Poverty Level: 5.0%

Avg. Household Size: 2.71

Median Household Income: $99,554


Percent Cost Burden: 30.4%

Average Age Built: 1980

Ownership Rate: 78.9%

Seasonal Units: 0

Average Sale Price: $400,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 9.64%


Top Three Industries:

Retail Trade
Accommodations and Food Services

Average Annual Wage: 1115

Average Commute Time: 32.9 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 28.9

Chapter 90 Funding: $485,425

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Fixed Route Bus Service
Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability


Number of Culverts: 50