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Pros

-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton 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).


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Quick Facts About Boston


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Boston is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston jobs have Increased by 1.45 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boston's cost of living is 69.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Boston's population is 667,137 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.17 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Boston is $499,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.43%.
    SCHOOLS
    Boston public schools spend $22,944 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Boston.

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  2/7/2018
Historical, culture,

Very convenient to get around by foot.. car traffic is more difficult. Top on historic, preservation, like walking back in history. North End, Haymarket Square, Boston... (Read More)

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  1/11/2018
Ya know what?

The worst thing about Boston is that it is so expensive. And you know why? Supply and demand: people want to live here. I don't understand all the bad reviews. ... (Read More)

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  2/20/2017
Boston..one of the 10 most overrated cities _USA

Absolutely......Boston's an overrated clannish dung heap....Nice to visit sure but....The thing about Boston is there are really two Bostons...One where the deified... (Read More)

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