Gloucester, Massachusetts 

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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

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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).


QUICK FACTS

City: Gloucester
Zip Codes: 01930
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gloucester is 5.10% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gloucester jobs have increased by 1.31%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gloucester's cost of living is 50.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Gloucester's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Gloucester's population is 29,781 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.71%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gloucester is $392,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.70%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Gloucester public schools spend $16,454 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Gloucester. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Gloucester

It's a good time to buy in Gloucester. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Gloucester Real Estate.

The median home price in Gloucester is $392,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Gloucester    2 Reviews
Renting an Appartment - 10/15/2008
I would first like to say that i found this web site to be incredibly informative. i moved to the States a few years ago from Australia and it is difficult to get a... (Read More)

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Land of Light - 9/2/2008
We have lived here for 7 1/2 years and the natural light is incredible. Many artists have spoken on it for years and after awhile you really begin to appreciate and... (Read More)


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01930