Braintree Town 80 Exceptional
Braintree Town Livability #44 ranked city in Massachusetts#3,433 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Braintree Town Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Braintree Town Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% higher than Massachusetts
Braintree Town
14141% more expensive than the US average
13131% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Braintree Town cost of living
A Braintree Town Crime Total crime is 10% lower than Massachusetts
Total crime
1,44344% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7044% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-28%Year over year crime is down
Braintree Town crime
B- Braintree Town Employment Household income is 21% higher than Massachusetts
Median household income
$85,86355% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$38,34529% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%2% higher than the US average
Braintree Town employment
F Braintree Town Housing Home value is 13% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$385,400109% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,35343% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%11% higher than the US average
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A+ Braintree Town Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
92%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
79%61% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Braintree Town K-12 schools
A+ Braintree Town User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Braintree Town
Overall user rating
90% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
n/a 0 total surveys
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Living in Braintree Town, MA

Located in the state of Massachusetts, Braintree Town is a moderately-sized city with a population of 37,066 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Braintree Town is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. Braintree Town is known to be family friendly as more than 76% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 53% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Are you trying to decide if living in Braintree Town is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before moving to any new city in Massachusetts, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Braintree Town and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Braintree Town to Massachusetts and the national average.

With a livability score of 71 out of 100, Braintree Town is ranked #9,617 in the United States and #96 in Massachusetts. For each of the livability categories, we see that Braintree Town ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), education (A+) and employment (B-). Braintree Town does not score well for the following: cost of living (F), weather (D-) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Braintree Town on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 128 crimes per 100,000 residents, Braintree Town has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Braintree Town have a test score average of 79%, which is well above the US average.

Assuming that Braintree Town meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Braintree Town. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Braintree Town are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Braintree Town come in at $385,400, which is 13% higher than the Massachusetts average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Braintree Town, the home price to income ratio is 4.5, which is 6.3% lower than the Massachusetts average.

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