Lexington, Massachusetts 

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Population

33,003

+8.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$137,456

Median Home Price

$1,288,400

Median Age

45

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.6

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Lexington, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lexington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
City: Lexington
Zip Codes: 02421 02420
Cost of Living: 113.0% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Lexington, Ma Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lexington is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lexington jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lexington's cost of living is 113.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lexington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lexington, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lexington's population is 33,003 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lexington is Real Estate: $1,288,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

SCHOOLS
Lexington public schools spend $17,106 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Lexington. More Education



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Housing Market in Lexington

It's a good time to buy in Lexington. Home Appreciation is up 15.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lexington is $1,288,400.
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02421 02420

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