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    Natick Soldier Systems Center, MA Local Information

    Natick Soldier Systems Center is located in Natick, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Natick has a population of 33,000. Nearby communities include Framingham (population 68,300), Wellesley (27,980), Wayland (12,990), Ashland (16,590), Needham (28,880), Weston (11,260), and Sudbury (17,660).

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average price to rent a home in the Natick area ranges from $660 to $1,300, with a median of about $980 a month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average cost to purchase a home in Middlesex County is about $420,800, compared to $334,100 for Massachusetts.

    Short Description of the Area: Natick and its surrounding towns and cities are well-populated and closely settled. Natick is in the MetroWest suburb of Greater Boston, located just 22 miles west of Boston. The MetroWest area includes some 20-30 cities and towns (which vary depending on who you ask) west of Boston but east of Worcester, across Middlesex, Worcester, and Norfolk Counties. The city of Worcester is about 30 miles west of Natick.

    Climate and Weather: The climate of New England often keeps its residents on their toes by changing quickly. The summers are usually hot and humid, while winters are cold and snowy. The average high temperature in July is about 82 degrees Fahrenheit, while the low is 58. During January, the average high is 32 degrees with a low of 11. This area receives about 48 inches of rain every year and up to 65 inches of snow. One big Nor'easter storm may account for a lot of the snow accumulation for the entire winter. While hurricanes and tornadoes have happened here historically, they are quite rare.