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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 Somerville

    The unemployment rate in Somerville is 3.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerville jobs have Increased by 1.26 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Somerville's cost of living is 78.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Somerville's population is 80,318 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.39 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Somerville is $563,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 41.32%.
    Somerville public schools spend $19,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12 students per teacher in Somerville.

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Ready to move on...but where?

I've lived in Somerville/Cambridge for 10 years, the last 4.5 with my husband in Spring Hill. It really is a great place to live if you are in your 20s & 30s: it is... (Read More)



Not too bad a place to live

Living in Somerville is OK. I'm not a 'city' person and I would rather be out in the country some place, but it's not too bad here. I'm in my early 50s and own a house.... (Read More)



Davis Square

we are midwest transplants to the Boston area and lucked out by finding this great little neighborhood - right on the train line, little stores and good community - we... (Read More)



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