Roxbury 57 Poor
Roxbury Livability #10 ranked neighborhood in Boston#36 ranked neighborhood in MassachusettsRanks better than 15% of areas
A+ Roxbury Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Roxbury Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Massachusetts
12424% more expensive than the US average
14646% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Roxbury cost of living
F Roxbury Crime Total crime is 234% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
4,55594% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2294% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
5%Year over year crime is up
Roxbury crime
F Roxbury Employment Household income is 51% lower than Massachusetts
Median household income
$34,61637% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,86333% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%91% higher than the US average
Roxbury employment
B+ Roxbury Housing Home value is 20% lower than Massachusetts
Median home value
$273,40248% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$84511% lower than the US average
Home ownership
23%64% lower than the US average
Roxbury real estate or Roxbury rentals
F Roxbury Schools HS graduation rate is 17% lower than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
73%13% lower than the US average
School test scores
29%39% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Roxbury K-12 schools
C+ Roxbury User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Roxbury
Overall user rating
66% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
50% 2 total surveys
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      Roxbury transportation information

      Average one way commuten/a30min29min
      Workers who drive to work40.5%38.9%71.1%
      Workers who carpool5.7%6.0%7.5%
      Workers who take public transit41.0%33.6%9.9%
      Workers who bicycle2.5%2.1%0.8%
      Workers who walk7.2%14.8%4.9%
      Working from home2.1%3.4%4.7%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Roxbury, Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).