Population: 33,579Median home value: $595,762 59 Ranks better than 16% of areas
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A+ Central Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Central Cost of Living Cost of living is 31% higher than Massachusetts
17171% more expensive than the US average
14848% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Central cost of living
F Central Crime Total crime is 256% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
6,382132% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16132% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Central crime
A- Central Employment Household income is 32% higher than Massachusetts
Median household income
$93,48469% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$79,514167% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Central employment
F Central Housing Home value is 75% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$595,762223% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,70680% higher than the US average
Home ownership
25%60% lower than the US average
Central real estate or Central rentals
B+ Central Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
61%24% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Boston K-12 schools or Boston colleges

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Compare Boston, MA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Boston, MA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mit, Cambridge761.74,970
West Cambridge, Cambridge7648,854
North Cambridge, Cambridge754.713,280
Cambridgeport, Cambridge742.312,501
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
West Roxbury, Boston737.532,855
Neighborhood 9, Cambridge723.911,671
Riverside, Cambridge722.811,860
Aggasiz-Harvard, Cambridge713.25,061

Best Cities Near Boston, MA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Melrose, MA806.827,787
Belmont, MA806.625,555
Brookline, MA804.859,180
Newton, MA807.788,317
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Arlington, MA806.744,408
Winchester, MA797.822,491
Westborough, MA7929.14,057
Wellesley, MA7811.928,909

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