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-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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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area is 3.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.32 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area's cost of living is 50.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area's population is 4,774,320 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.71 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area is $390,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.50%.
    SCHOOLS
    Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area public schools spend $16,087 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area.

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