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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-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).


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Quick Facts About Chelsea


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Chelsea is 7.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chelsea jobs have Increased by 1.33 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Chelsea's cost of living is 26.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Chelsea's population is 35,527 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.53 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Chelsea is $228,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 9.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Chelsea public schools spend $20,677 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13 students per teacher in Chelsea.

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Quality of Public School System
I was born in Boston in 1946 and lived in Chelsea to age 10. I ended up getting my high school and university education in Texas. I wonder how the education system in... (read more)
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