Overview of Lakeville
Located about 40 miles south of Boston, the town of Lakeville, MA is a great place to call home. Lakeville is home to about 10,600 people, and boasts a median household income that is a bit higher than the Massachusetts average.
Counter-intuitive to its name, Lakeville is situated on the banks of Assawompset Pond. The surrounding area features a concentration of lake-sized ponds, including Long, Little Quittacas, Great Quittacas, Snipatuit, and Paksha ponds. Those searching for Lakeville apartments for rent will be delighted to discover this small town in the Bay State.
Living in Lakeville, MA
Originally part of nearby Middleborough (or Middleboro, depending on who you ask), Lakeville became a town of its own on 1853. The town spans about 36 square miles, making its population density "very low," according to City-Data.
Although it is a small town, there are many employment options in Lakeville. People living in Lakeville apartments often choose between living and working within the town or commuting into busy Boston. Some of the top employers in Lakeville are New England Building Materials, S. Donnelly Electric Inc., Walgreens, Bay State Specialty, local schools and government, Middleboro Pediatrics, and Talbots distribution center. According to City-Data, the mean travel time to work is about 34 minutes, so incoming residents will want to factor commuting costs into their monthly budgets.
Lakeville Attractions and Special Events
Lakeville is known for two main attractions: Assawompset Pond and the Lakeville Haunted House. Assawompset Pond is a great location to cast your fishing pole: Bluegill, pumpkinseed, largemouth bass, calico bass, and catfish are some of the most plentiful fish in the pond.
The Lakeville Haunted House attracts visitors from across the Boston area. Parents may want to be cautious when bringing children who could be frightened by the "evil spirits" in this spooky attraction.
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