North Dorchester

Population: 27,791Median home value: $343,331 56 Ranks better than 9% of areas
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A+ North Dorchester Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F North Dorchester Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Massachusetts
North Dorchester
13838% more expensive than the US average
14848% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
North Dorchester cost of living
F North Dorchester Crime Total crime is 110% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
3,77137% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2737% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
North Dorchester crime
D+ North Dorchester Employment Household income is 21% lower than Massachusetts
Median household income
$56,2522% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,9643% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%29% higher than the US average
North Dorchester employment
D- North Dorchester Housing Home value is 1% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$343,33186% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,26834% higher than the US average
Home ownership
34%46% lower than the US average
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D- North Dorchester Schools HS graduation rate is 13% lower than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
76%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
45%9% lower 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

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West Roxbury, Boston736.232,855
Neighborhood 9, Cambridge72611,671
Riverside, Cambridge724.611,860
Aggasiz-Harvard, Cambridge715.45,061

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Melrose, MA809.527,787
Belmont, MA808.425,555
Brookline, MA804.659,180
Newton, MA80888,317
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Arlington, MA80944,408
Winchester, MA7910.422,491
Westborough, MA7929.14,057
Wellesley, MA7811.828,909

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Source: The North Dorchester, Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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