Wakefield, 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).


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City: Wakefield
Zip Codes: 01880
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wakefield is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wakefield jobs have increased by 1.27%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wakefield's cost of living is 62.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Wakefield's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Wakefield's population is 26,847 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.15%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wakefield is $471,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.31%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Wakefield public schools spend $13,289 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Wakefield. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Wakefield

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01880