Newton, Massachusetts 

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Population

87,803

+5.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$118,639

Median Home Price

$1,249,500

Median Age

40.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Newton, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Newton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 02459 02458 02465 02460 02466 02461 02468 02464 02462
Cost of Living: 115.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Newton, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll 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 Newton is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newton jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newton's cost of living is 115.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Newton, 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
Newton's population is 87,803 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Newton is Real Estate: $1,249,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

SCHOOLS
Newton public schools spend $17,457 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Newton. More Education



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Housing Market in Newton

It's a good time to buy in Newton. Home Appreciation is up 11.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Newton is $1,249,500.
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Weather - 10/5/2010
THE WEATHER HERE IS VARIABLE... EACH SEASON CAN BE FELT IN EXTREME TEMPERATURES. WINTER IS SO COLD, SUMMER IS SO HOT...THE SPRING AND FALL BRING A LOT OF RAIN, BUT ALSO... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02459 02458 02465 02460 02466 02461 02468 02464 02462

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