Newton, Massachusetts 

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Population

88,479

+5.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$118,639

Median Home Price

$1,099,400

Best Places to Live in Newton, 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 Newton
 $619,000 
17 Avon Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1122 SqFt
 $3,995,000 
275 Dudley Rd
Bed 8 | Bath 9 | 8377 SqFt
 $3,500,000 
1201 Commonwealth Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 5089 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

City: Newton
Zip Codes: 02459 02458 02465 02460 02466 02461 02468 02464 02462
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Newton is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newton jobs have increased by 4.28%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newton's cost of living is 144.90% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newton's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Newton's population is 88,479 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.40%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Newton is $1,099,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.60%. Check out the homes in the area

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 7.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Newton Real Estate

The median home price in Newton is $1,099,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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newton, ma - 12/27/2011
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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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NEW LISTINGS IN NEWTON
$619,000
17 Avon Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$3,995,000
275 Dudley Rd
Bed 8 | Bath 9

$3,500,000
1201 Commonwealth Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$1,368,000
296 Winchester St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$1,400,000
98 Wallis Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$4,299,000
50 Green Park
Bed 7 | Bath 8

$1,399,000
39 Charles St Unit B
Bed 5 | Bath 5

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