Boston, Massachusetts 

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Population

669,158

+11.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$54,485

Median Home Price

$608,900

Best Places to Live in Boston, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Boston, MA
 $630,000 
33 Parkman St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 | 2442 SqFt
 $630,000 
33 Parkman St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 | 2442 SqFt
 $639,000 
883 Adams St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2080 SqFt
 $699,000 
69 Russett Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1504 SqFt

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).


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Suffolk County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Boston
Zip Codes: 02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boston is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston jobs have increased by 4.28%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boston's cost of living is 81.60% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Boston's Cost of Living

VOTING
Suffolk county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Boston's population is 669,158 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.04%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boston is $608,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.19%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Boston

SCHOOLS
Boston public schools spend $22,944 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Boston. More Education


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Housing Market in Boston

It's a good time to buy in Boston. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Boston Real Estate or Find top agents in Boston

The median home price in Boston is $608,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Boston   114 Reviews
Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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Boston Is Not For Everyone - 4/23/2019
I've lived in Boston 11+ years. Pros: history; Victorian and Colonial architecture; healthcare quality and options; cultural and economic opportunity; smart people move... Read More

history - 2/22/2019
i went there on a vacay and it was... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN BOSTON MA
$630,000
33 Parkman St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 |

$639,000
883 Adams St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$699,000
69 Russett Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$695,000
35 Emerson St
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$568,000
8 Catherine St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$699,000
18 Greenwich St # 18
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

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