Melrose, Massachusetts 

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Population

28,132

4% Growth

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$86,409

Avg. Home Price

$631,300

Best Places to Live in Melrose, 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 Melrose, MA
 $515,000 
56 Park St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1314 SqFt
 $515,000 
56 Park St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1314 SqFt
 $575,000 
362 Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1470 SqFt
 $625,000 
62 Malvern St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1593 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: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Melrose
Zip Codes: 02176
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Melrose is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melrose jobs have increased by 4.28%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Melrose's cost of living is 77.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Melrose's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Melrose's population is 28,132 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.68%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Melrose is $616,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.13%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Melrose

SCHOOLS
Melrose public schools spend $12,796 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Melrose. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Melrose

It's a good time to buy in Melrose. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Melrose Real Estate or Find top agents in Melrose

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Reviews for Melrose   1 Reviews
great community - 12/26/2013
Melrose is located a mere 7 miles from Boston and is only one of four cities in MA without a major road traversing, there are three commuter rail stops. It's filled... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN MELROSE, MASSACHUSETTS
02176

NEW LISTINGS IN MELROSE MA
$515,000
56 Park St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$575,000
362 Washington St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$625,000
62 Malvern St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$749,900
57 Holland Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$720,000
33 Auburn St
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$689,900
1019 Main St
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 |

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