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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 Brockton

    The unemployment rate in Brockton is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brockton jobs have Increased by 1.19 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Brockton's cost of living is 17.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Brockton's population is 93,916 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.09 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Brockton is $181,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.30 percent.
    Brockton public schools spend $14,082 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Brockton.

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