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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 Quincy


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Quincy is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Quincy jobs have Increased by 1.33 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Quincy's cost of living is 46.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Quincy's population is 92,078 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.52 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Quincy is $333,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.90 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Quincy public schools spend $15,914 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Quincy.

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General Info.
We have lived in Quincy, MA for over 20 years. Cost of housing is a bit lower than other Boston close-in suburbs. Public schools are OK, but could be better. Quincy... (read more)
Transportation
No need to own a car when you live in Quincy. Public transportation is always close at hand. Remember "Charlie on the MTA?" We do have certain train stops where you... (read more)
the Culture of QUINCY
Quincy is a seaside community and has an approximate population of 90,000 people. Settled by Myles Standish and Captain Wollaston and established as a township in... (read more)
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