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Latitude: 42.33196 Longitude: -71.020173


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Overview
Population:617,594
Pop. Change:5%
State: Massachusetts
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy Metro Area
County: Suffolk County
City:Boston
Zip Code:02124, 02135, ... 32 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Boston's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Boston, Massachusetts

As of 2012, Boston's population is 617,594 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.09 percent.

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The median home cost in Boston is $339,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.25 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Boston's cost of living is 48.80% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Boston public schools spend $11,498 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Boston.

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The unemployment rate in Boston is 6.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Boston jobs have Decreased by 0.01 percent.


Ranked #1 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Ranked #1 Most Difficult Cities to Navigate
Ranked #1 Safest Cities for Families with Young Children
Ranked #2 America's Riskiest Online Cities
Ranked #2 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
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Map Of Boston

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Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Boston's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes