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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Quincy Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


Quick Facts About Boston

    The unemployment rate in Boston is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston jobs have Increased by 1.33 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boston's cost of living is 60.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Boston's population is 619,662 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.33 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Boston is $407,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.30 percent.
    Boston public schools spend $20,677 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Boston.

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re: Boston: dirty, deteriorating infrastructure, m
hello? you live in Dorchester…the least affluent, most diverse, albeit crime prone section of town. Everything you have said is either your skewed opinion or mockery.... (read more)
Boston is great!
I love Boston. It's the most beautiful american city. Lots of stuff to do even if you don't have much money. ... (read more)
Boston: dirty, deteriorating infrastructure, mean,
I have lived in Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Washigton DC, and have to say living in Boston has been an education on what I DO NOT want. At first I was excited moving to... (read more)
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